Tag: rehabilitation

Rehab chance for ill-fated offender

October 4, 2018 | By More
Rehab chance for ill-fated offender

Murray James Allan’s criminal career has involved being shot in the face by police and beaten by the Tribesmen gang, but he will now get another chance at rehabilitation.

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Murder parolee ‘could not cope with rehabilitation’

August 9, 2018 | By More
Murder parolee ‘could not cope with rehabilitation’

A convicted murderer says he absconded because he could not cope with being placed at a drug rehabilitation centre.

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Supervised golf for youth who planned terrorist attack

April 17, 2018 | By More
Supervised golf for youth who planned terrorist attack

Life is feeling more positive – and golf is providing an outlet – for a teenager who once planned to commit a terrorist style attack in Christchurch.

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Support needed for shoplifting addict

December 13, 2017 | By More
Support needed for shoplifting addict

Christchurch needs a centre where women can stay with their young children while they battle their addiction issues, said a judge as she released a compulsive shoplifter onto home detention.

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Apologetic ram raider gets a chance at rehab

August 17, 2017 | By More
Apologetic ram raider gets a chance at rehab

Teenage ram-raider Jordan Lee Duncan flies to Auckland on Thursday with hopes for an end to his synthetic cannabis addiction and the best wishes of at least one of his victims.

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Judge slams ‘woeful’ rehab resourcing

May 19, 2017 | By More
Judge slams ‘woeful’ rehab resourcing

A judge has slammed Canterbury’s inadequate resourcing for drug and alcohol assessments, when a report was declined for a 17-year-old who appeared before her for sentencing in the Christchurch District Court.

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‘Perfect citizen’ goes to jail

January 25, 2017 | By More
‘Perfect citizen’ goes to jail

A judge was told that when he is not running on methamphetamine, Charlie Ross Chestnut is “a perfect citizen”.

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‘Cold turkey’ drug offender heading for rehab

November 3, 2016 | By More
‘Cold turkey’ drug offender heading for rehab

A West Coast drug offender who wanted locked up to go “cold turkey” has been wished luck by a judge who has released him into a rehabilitation programme.

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Rehab programme for ‘incredibly dangerous driving’

September 22, 2016 | By More
Rehab programme for ‘incredibly dangerous driving’

A man has been sentenced to six month’s home detention at Odyssey House for “incredibly dangerous reckless driving”, after a high speed police chase across town in January.

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Inept shoplifter heading for rehab

August 16, 2016 | By More
Inept shoplifter heading for rehab

A 22-year-old’s two inept shoplifting episodes have sent him on the road to rehabilitation to sort out his drug and alcohol issues.

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