A man and a woman each facing three Crimes Act assault charges have been remanded in custody for a week at the Christchurch District Court.
Eight of the men charged with kidnapping and assaulting a rival gang member pleaded not guilty in the Christchurch District Court today.
A judge has voiced her frustrations about the lack of Youth Justice beds available in Christchurch as she remanded two teenagers in custody on charges of robbing a liquor store at the weekend. [Updated report]
A judge has decided the High Court should consider a preventive detention sentence for a 19-year-old who has admitted biting part of the ears off two fellow prisoners.
A “spree of offending” has led to a $4910 reparation bill for the owners of tools stolen and pawned, and repairs to a police patrol car.
A 38-year-old man described as a talented sportsman has been jailed for seven domestic violence offences, including an assault using boiling water.
A 60-year-old Christchurch woman has been arrested for allegedly breaching a term of her intensive supervision by lingering around a boy in a park.
A Kaiapoi man has pleaded not guilty to three unusual charges relating to flying a model aircraft.
Another five charges have been laid against Andrew Wayne Smith, an alleged burglar who targeted small businesses in Christchurch and Kaiapoi.
Eight people charged with rioting in a gang confrontation in an Ashburton Park on Thursday afternoon were granted registrar’s remands after being arrested and transported to Christchurch.