Tag: theft

Long list of charges denied

April 28, 2016 | By More
Long list of charges denied

A Burnham 21-year-old has denied more than 40 charges alleging burglaries and thefts around the Selwyn area and the case is heading for a jury trial.

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Liquor shop manager to repay stolen money

April 28, 2016 | By More
Liquor shop manager to repay stolen money

A judge has opted to let an offender keep working, going to Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, and paying back $13,471 he stole from an employer through his drinking and gambling.

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Bike thief cops the wrong judge

April 22, 2016 | By More
Bike thief cops the wrong judge

A 26-year-old man was unlucky that a no-nonsense visiting judge in the Christchurch District Court knew him well from the court in New Plymouth.

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Man set fire to drilling rig

April 20, 2016 | By More
Man set fire to drilling rig

A 25-year-old man’s Akaroa arson that destroyed a $350,000 drilling machine was meant to be a money-making scheme.

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Charges mount against Burnham man

March 27, 2016 | By More
Charges mount against Burnham man

Two more charges – including the theft of three firearms – have been laid against a Burnham 21-year-old who is already being held in custody on 40 charges.

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Postie admits stealing mail

March 17, 2016 | By More
Postie admits stealing mail

An 18-year-old postwoman has admitted opening some mail items and dumping other items in the domain of a rural Canterbury town.

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Scam accused denies all charges

March 10, 2016 | By More
Scam accused denies all charges

A 27-year-old woman accused of being part of a group that was scamming elderly victims has denied seven charges at an appearance in the Christchurch District Court.

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Homeless man jailed for bag snatch

March 9, 2016 | By More
Homeless man jailed for bag snatch

A 26-year-old homeless man has been sentenced to over two years prison for snatching a handbag on his way down the street from the courthouse, where he had just been bailed on a burglary charge.

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Woman must pay for accountancy work after thefts

March 6, 2016 | By More
Woman must pay for accountancy work after thefts

A woman who stole from her employer has been ordered to pay the $5261 bill for the accountancy that traced all her offending.

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Young offender recovering from brush with synthetic cannabis

March 6, 2016 | By More
Young offender recovering from brush with synthetic cannabis

An Oxford 20-year-old is back with his family and being closely monitored after a problem encounter with synthetic cannabis.

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