Canterbury Police are disappointed to have seen three serious crashes resulting in fatalities in the past few days in North Canterbury.
Bail was not sought for a man arrested during an Armed Offenders’ Squad call-out in Linwood, when he appeared before the Christchurch District Court today.
With the official holiday period starting at 4pm today, police are telling people to “think safety” and take simple measures to avoid becoming victims of crime.
A Christchurch mother-of-four has been put on 11 months home detention for an attempt at bribery related to her husband’s trial for sex offending.
A 17-year-old who raided iPods and laptop computers in break-ins at two Christchurch primary schools is in custody for his sentencing in February.
A 38-year-old Mairehau man is denying a charge of attempting to kidnap a woman in New Brighton last week and is taking the case to a trial.
A 21-year-old Papanui man has admitted recklessly firing an air pistol after his target practice caused Friday afternoon traffic chaos in the streets near Northlands shopping centre.
A teenager faces a $12,933 bill for his one-third share of the damage in a smashing spree at the New Brighton Pier and the library next to it.
A Christchurch man who bashed up a persistent drug dealer has been jailed for seven-and-a-half years.
A victim of Joseph Theodorus Martinus Van Roij’s careless driving has had 30 hours of reconstructive surgery and more rehabilitation and surgery lies ahead.