Tag: theft

‘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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Charity box theft admitted

January 16, 2017 | By More
Charity box theft admitted

A 17-year-old has admitted stealing a charity box from the counter of the Ibis Hotel on Hereford Street, and damaging of a door at the Baby Factory on Riccarton Road.

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Charity box theft alleged

January 13, 2017 | By More
Charity box theft alleged

A 17-year-old has been placed under total curfew at home with his parents after being charged with stealing a Cure Kids charity box.

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Mum left smarting by judge’s comment

January 9, 2017 | By More
Mum left smarting by judge’s comment

A mum left court smarting after a judge called her “a shocking role model” for her 22-year-old daughter who was standing in the dock.

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Escaper said guard was ‘complacent’

December 21, 2016 | By More
Escaper said guard was ‘complacent’

A 25-year-old prisoner says he made a run for it when the security guard with him was being “complacent”.

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Arrest warrant issued on yacht theft charge

December 15, 2016 | By More
Arrest warrant issued on yacht theft charge

Police have been granted a warrant to arrest Simone Anne Wright – the partner of a man already in custody on 60 charges – on a charge of stealing a $145,000 yacht at Paihia in the Bay of Islands last year.

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Client manager for estate firm admits theft

December 9, 2016 | By More
Client manager for estate firm admits theft

A client manager for an estate management firm used unattended computers at his office to transfer $66,634 to his own accounts, the Christchurch District Court was told.

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Card used soon after street robbery

November 24, 2016 | By More
Card used soon after street robbery

A woman who used a bank card stolen only an hour earlier in a gunpoint street robbery, has been sentenced to two months’ home detention in a residential rehabilitation programme.

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Caravan ‘squatter’ pleads guilty

November 11, 2016 | By More
Caravan ‘squatter’ pleads guilty

A burglar caught sleeping in a caravan on a Rolleston property has pleaded guilty and now faces sentencing next month on a total of 10 charges.

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Jail for ‘brazen’ taking of car and dog

November 4, 2016 | By More
Jail for ‘brazen’ taking of car and dog

Ashley Lyle Scarlett drove away with a car while the owner was right beside it and the family dog was in the back.

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