Tag: robbery

Shotgun and hammer used in robbery, police allege

June 5, 2018 | By More
Shotgun and hammer used in robbery, police allege

Two men – one of them a sex worker – have been remanded on serious assault and armed robbery charges at the Christchurch District Court.

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Remands on $40 robbery charges

May 30, 2018 | By More
Remands on $40 robbery charges

Three men charged with a $40 Friday night robbery at Rangiora have appeared at the Christchurch District Court.

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Guilty verdict in tinny house robbery trial

May 25, 2018 | By More
Guilty verdict in tinny house robbery trial

After a short retirement, a jury convicted Rory Manuel of the armed robbery of a tinny house in which a man was shot in the neck.

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Jail for samurai sword robbery

April 30, 2018 | By More
Jail for samurai sword robbery

A judge wished a sword-armed robber luck as he began a two-year ten-month jail term for a raid on a West Coast petrol station.

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Custody remand for park attack accused

April 20, 2018 | By More
Custody remand for park attack accused

An 18-year-old who allegedly attacked a woman in Hagley Park last night will stay in custody while a legal aid application is processed.

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Jail for robbery of sex customer

March 14, 2018 | By More
Jail for robbery of sex customer

A man who robbed a sex worker’s customer has been jailed for 17 months and ordered to pay back the $40 he took and spent at a dairy.

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Home detention for ‘redneck’ revenge

February 22, 2018 | By More
Home detention for ‘redneck’ revenge

Two women involved in a “redneck” revenge robbery plan have been granted home detention terms, at their Christchurch District Court sentencing.

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Community detention for drive-by robbery

January 29, 2018 | By More
Community detention for drive-by robbery

A teenager was sentenced to community detention for a drive-by robbery of four people in the early hours of the morning on January 23, 2017.

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Coast man admits sword robbery

January 29, 2018 | By More
Coast man admits sword robbery

A man who robbed a West Coast petrol station with a samurai sword pleaded guilty to a charge of aggravated robbery in the Christchurch District Court.

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‘A roadmap to crime’

January 25, 2018 | By More
‘A roadmap to crime’

Shaun Francis Whittaker claims he has been “incarcerated in some form” for 27 of his 41 years.

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