Tag: theft

Pair damaged stolen and abandoned car

May 26, 2017 | By More
Pair damaged stolen and abandoned car

Community-based sentences have been imposed on two young men who smashed up and looted a stolen car they found abandoned on a remote track near Kainga, north of Christchurch.

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First offender’s ‘mini-rampage’

May 26, 2017 | By More
First offender’s ‘mini-rampage’

A 22-year-old woman went on what the judge called a “mini-rampage” after being introduced to methamphetamine.

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Stolen bike wheel changed everything

May 26, 2017 | By More
Stolen bike wheel changed everything

A stolen bicycle wheel meant life changed instantly and permanently for arborist 46-year-old Wayne Scothern, and for homeless 37-year-old Christopher Stone.

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Jail for retirement home burglary

May 10, 2017 | By More
Jail for retirement home burglary

A 42-year-old woman who stole jewellery from an elderly woman’s unit at a retirement village has been jailed for three years.

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Shoplifter used scissors to lunge at people

March 30, 2017 | By More
Shoplifter used scissors to lunge at people

A judge says he doubts a shoplifter’s claim that it was coincidence that he had a pair of scissors which he used to lunge at two people who tried to stop him.

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Fresh warrant for woman in Australia

March 29, 2017 | By More
Fresh warrant for woman in Australia

A fresh warrant has been issued for the arrest of Simone Anne Wright, who is in Australia, and police now believe they know where she is.

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Violence, confrontations as murder accused appear

March 27, 2017 | By More
Violence, confrontations as murder accused appear

A huge fight broke out inside a Christchurch District Court when a 20-year-old accused of murder appeared.

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Victim ‘not happy’ with trial outcome

March 9, 2017 | By More
Victim ‘not happy’ with trial outcome

The bicycle-wheel thief whose leg was broken when he was run down by his victim in central Christchurch believes the driver should now be facing jail time.

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Theft victim drove car into offender, Crown alleges

March 7, 2017 | By More
Theft victim drove car into offender, Crown alleges

A Christchurch man has told a jury he had no idea he had driven his car into the man who had just stolen the wheel of his bicycle, breaking his leg.

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Trio admit damaging car that had been stolen

March 2, 2017 | By More
Trio admit damaging car that had been stolen

Three men who came across a stolen car abandoned on a remote road north of Christchurch made matters even worse by damaging it and looting items from it.

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