Tag: wounding

Offender’s violence a mystery at sentencing

March 22, 2017 | By More
Offender’s violence a mystery at sentencing

A second strike offender faces serving all of an eight-year six-month jail term imposed for a string of violent incidents that left his victims cut and bruised.

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Teen in custody for overbridge bashing

March 16, 2017 | By More
Teen in custody for overbridge bashing

A teenager has admitted head butting and then kicking a 53-year-old in the head after he fell to the ground, causing injuries including a fractured skull and brain haemorrhage.

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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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Former girlfriend stabbed in throat

February 26, 2017 | By More
Former girlfriend stabbed in throat

A 68-year-old man has admitted stabbing a former girlfriend in the throat, and leaving her alone to call an ambulance.

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Man admits farm house raid

February 10, 2017 | By More
Man admits farm house raid

A 25-year-old man admitted punching and kicking his victim, and then taking items from a rural farm in Oxford in June 2015.

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Murderer faces sentencing for prison stabbing

December 2, 2016 | By More
Murderer faces sentencing for prison stabbing

The man who beat and stabbed 21-year-old Lisa Hurrell to death in her Hornby home in 1998 is now in custody awaiting sentencing for a “frenzied” prison stabbing using a homemade knife.

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Yaldhurst shooter claims self defence

November 30, 2016 | By More
Yaldhurst shooter claims self defence

A man who shot his victim in the thigh told the probation report writer that he was acting in self defence, the Christchurch District Court heard today.

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50 years’ jail time for Mob members

October 27, 2016 | By More
50 years’ jail time for Mob members

Jail time totalling half a century has been imposed on Mongrel Mob gang members and associates for the kidnapping and bashing of gang rival Dawson Reihana.

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Skateboarder’s neck cut in street confrontation

September 12, 2016 | By More
Skateboarder’s neck cut in street confrontation

Home detention has been granted to a 22-year-old man who admitted cutting a skateboarder in the neck during a street confrontation.

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