A heavily pregnant woman was taken straight back to hospital by Corrections staff, after being sentenced to nineteen months’ prison for $9188 of dishonesty offending.
Laser-pointer offender Tane Hemopo, who had disappeared rather than face his sentencing at court, has been caught walking along Colombo Street.
The family of a youth jailed in the Christchurch District Court for kidnapping and aggravated robbery, told Judge David Saunders that they had failed him.
Four-time drink-driver Sarah Jane Arrow, who crashed into walkers near Redcliffs sending two crashing onto rocks below the roadway, has been jailed for two years six months.
A 39-year-old Hornby man who admitted shining a laser pointer at two aircraft approaching Christchurch Airport has gone to ground rather than face his sentencing at court.
A man charged with causing grievous bodily harm to a baby has pleaded not guilty to eight charges in the Christchurch District Court.
Secrecy issues have apparently forced the Crown to drop a robbery prosecution against the man who was the victim in the Mongrel Mob kidnapping and bashing trial in Christchurch last month.
Two people admitted conspiring to rob an unknown person of $12,000 cash in the Christchurch District Court today.
Fractious Frenchman Cedric Claude Rene Rault-Verpre has now pleaded guilty to a charge of stealing a sleeping bag in Auckland, days after admitting damaging a West Coast road sign.
A man has been sentenced to six month’s home detention at Odyssey House for “incredibly dangerous reckless driving”, after a high speed police chase across town in January.