Tag: robbery

Riccarton tourist carjacking

April 12, 2017 | By More
Riccarton tourist carjacking

District Court sentencing for 17-year-old Rahiri Tai, of Flaxton, who has admitted a drunken attack on two tourists visiting from Europe, in which he robbed them of their rental car as they arrived at a Riccarton Road motel early on January 9, 2017. Tai crashed the car at the Sockburn round-about a few minutes after […]

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Woman convicted over drug deal reprisal

March 8, 2017 | By More
Woman convicted over drug deal reprisal

A judge has found a woman guilty of holding a taser up to a drug dealer’s face, after a bogus drug deal the week before.

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Trial hears of alleged reprisal over bad drugs

March 8, 2017 | By More
Trial hears of alleged reprisal over bad drugs

A woman denies holding a taser to a drug dealer’s face in what the Crown alleges was a reprisal for a drug deal gone wrong.

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Knife-point robbery of book shop admitted

February 23, 2017 | By More
Knife-point robbery of book shop admitted

A St Albans man has admitted the remarkable $42 armed robbery of a second-hand bookshop, but disputes the facts about the knife-point hold-up.

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Scuffle in court as pizza robbery accused appears

February 17, 2017 | By More
Scuffle in court as pizza robbery accused appears

A man charged with the violent armed robbery of a pizza outlet on Monday night abused the judge and scuffled with police escort staff at his court appearance.

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Hammer-wielding dairy robber jailed

February 16, 2017 | By More
Hammer-wielding dairy robber jailed

A 21-year-old Aranui man has been jailed for four years after admitting being the disguised, hammer-wielding robber who was bravely tackled by a dairy employee.

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Tourists carjacked by drunk teenager

February 3, 2017 | By More
Tourists carjacked by drunk teenager

Two European tourists were punched and kicked by 17-year-old Rahiri Tai in a Riccarton Road carjacking.

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Police allege pellet gun used in robbery

January 24, 2017 | By More
Police allege pellet gun used in robbery

A 17-year-old Sydenham youth has been granted bail after his arrest on a charge of using a pellet gun to rob four people walking in the street.

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Man admits mugging tourist

January 20, 2017 | By More
Man admits mugging tourist

A man who took part in mugging a Turkish tourist in the sand dunes at New Brighton has been jailed for 22 months.

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Seven-year jail term for three robberies

January 18, 2017 | By More
Seven-year jail term for three robberies

Seven years’ jail were imposed on a 22-year-old Christchurch man who had admitted three robberies involving six people.

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