A man is due in the Christchurch District Court today after a raid by armed police in Woolston yesterday.
A judge said a 46-year-old Parklands man went “nuts” when he bashed unconscious a man who had stumbled into the vehicle he was driving.
A 22-year-old Christchurch man has been jailed for four years for sexual assaults on two sleeping women.
Three men charged with the murder in prison of Benton Marni Parata have pleaded not guilty at a pre-trial appearance in the High Court at Christchurch.
Bail has been refused for a Christchurch bus driver who faced 17 more sex charges at an appearance in the Christchurch District Court today.
A judge decided not to extend a jail term for the Mongrel Mob man who was being sentenced for unlawfully taking the car he later crashed, killing a 15-year-old passenger.
A 20-year-old has been told to mind his own business when the police are going about theirs — and jailed for 10 months.
One of the youngest people placed on the methadone programme at a Christchurch rehabilitation centre has been jailed for over four years for stabbing a man in a sex industry fracas last May.
A psychiatric report on a man’s fitness to stand trial has been ordered in a case involving allegations over a violent road rage incident in North Canterbury.
Manson Antonievic wrote from prison to his father: “I am always thinking about things that aren’t right, and obsessing constantly about murdering chicks.”