Tag: robbery

Violent pizza shop robbery charge dropped

May 16, 2017 | By More
Violent pizza shop robbery charge dropped

Police have had to drop the charge against a man they accused of the violent robbery of a Bishopdale pizza shop after his alibi checked out.

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Screwdriver robbery accused stays in custody

May 12, 2017 | By More
Screwdriver robbery accused stays in custody

No bail was sought for a 23-year-old Leeston man who was allegedly caught on camera using a large screwdriver to rob an Islington service station.

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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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Crown drops knife-point confrontation allegation

April 10, 2017 | By More
Crown drops knife-point confrontation allegation

The Crown has dropped an important detail about the knife-point robbery of a secondhand bookshop ahead of the robber’s sentencing which is now set for May.

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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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