A jury has accepted a Christchurch man’s claim that someone else must have ordered drugs on the “darkweb” using his computer.
A woman told of a teenager coming home with alcohol and electronic items from a “home invasion” and behaving as though she should be proud of him. [Updated report]
A man who shot his victim in the thigh told the probation report writer that he was acting in self defence, the Christchurch District Court heard today.
A teenage murder accused appeared “polite but drugged” when he turned up at the Odyssey House rehabilitation centre after killing an elderly Upper Riccarton man in his home. [Updated report]
A man who ran off without paying his taxi fare and then confronted the driver while holding a sword, was sentenced to community work and supervision in the Christchurch District Court.
A road-rager has gone to jail for three years after assuring the five victims he rammed upside down into the Avon River that they have no ongoing reason to be scared of him.
Discussion of a hidden safe took place before a night time raid that left an 87-year-old hoarder bashed to death on the floor of his Upper Riccarton home.
Mothballing of a wing at Christchurch’s youth justice facility has led a judge to accuse the Government of breaching the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.
An 87-year-old man – living in a house crammed with hoarded goods – was bashed to death in his Upper Riccarton home by a teenager whose life revolved around getting money to buy synthetic drugs.
An earthmoving company must pay $152,500 for the death of a Filipino employee in a workshop accident at a northern Southland goldmine.