Activist and union organiser Joseph Robert Davies has been left “a broken man” after being caught for child abuse pornography offending, according to his lawyer.
A Christchurch judge has sent a warning about weapons and street violence, even while he was granting a home detention sentence for a double stabbing by a teenager.
A 35-year-old North Canterbury man appeared in court today on violence charges including assaults on a 14-week-old baby.
An 18-year-old has been charged with an alleged attempted armed burglary at the Campus Corner Dairy in Upper Riccarton on Monday afternoon.
An alleged Mongrel Mob victim has admitted he made some mistakes in naming the people who had kidnapped and bashed him, soon after his escape and while he was in hospital.
Alleged Mongrel Mob kidnap victim Dawson Reihana has told how he chewed his way to freedom after being bashed, punched and stomped for hours. [Updated report]
A woman who allowed her house to be taken over by drug offenders, and then “joined in” and supplied methamphetamine herself, was sentenced to home detention in the Christchurch District Court.
A prison officer’s “remarkably forgiving” victim impact statement helped in the sentencing of a 23-year-old who had tipped boiling water on him.
Convicted online fraudster Paul William Abbott has been warned after avoiding his obligations to get a pre-sentence report prepared by the Probation Service.
When Dawson Reihana sneaked a cellphone from his “guard” and phoned police communications to tell them he had been kidnapped and bashed by Mongrel Mob members, he did not know where he was.