A 27-year-old Auckland woman accused of being a drug “mule” – with methamphetamine concealed inside her body – has been remanded in custody after a brief appearance in the Christchurch District Court.
A judge has rejected a Christchurch man’s claim that a dog owner wanted him to kill her dog and thanked him after he had stabbed the animal to death.
More serious charges have been laid against young men allegedly involved in a street brawl in Dallington on November 1.
The son of convicted “Black Widow” murder life prisoner Helen Milner, Adam Francis Murray Kearns, has been refused bail on drugs and firearms charges at an appearance in the Christchurch District Court today.
A 20-year-old has been missing for days ahead of his sentencing on charge of assaulting a sex worker with intent to rob her and the authorities are worried about him.
A 79-year-old lawyer described in court as “a consummate thief and liar” has been jailed for eight years one month after his Ponzi scheme led to losses of $2 million for the people who invested their money.
A Christchurch man’s two young rape victims have been left with symptoms of post traumatic stress disorder and concerns about their treatment during his jury trial.
Two synthetic cannabis robbers have been jailed but a Linwood store owner remains worried that the third robber who confronted him with two knives has never been caught.
A man charged over an incident in which six people were injured in Yaldhurst Road during a police chase was remanded in custody at an appearance in the Christchurch District Court today.
On the eighth attempt at sentencing – a process where family dynamics usually got in the way – a six-month jail term was today imposed on a man convicted of receiving a stolen vehicle worth $40,000 at a car-wrecking business in Yaldhurst.