A man was recognised after CCTV footage of him stealing two charity donation boxes from a St Albans café was posted on Facebook.
Some families missed out on Red Cross donations after the Christchurch earthquakes because Donna Marie Nicola Paish had already used their names and addresses to claim hardship grants.
A man called “Sorry, mate” to his victim in the public gallery at court after being jailed for three years on a charge of injuring with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.
Serial offender Margaret Mabel Dodds has admitted sitting in Sydenham’s Bradford Park and thinking about what she could do to a nine or ten-year-old boy who was playing with a soccer ball.
A woman living with children in a house in McGregors Road which was alleged to have a P-lab on the property was remanded on bail on 11 charges in the Christchurch District Court yesterday.
Charges of endangering the health of two children by manufacturing methamphetamine have been laid against a man arrested after a raid at a Linwood property on December 3.
One of the men who raided a tinny house because he said they were “selling drugs to the kids in the community”, was sentenced to four years two months prison with no chance of parole.
A man has denied a charge of robbery of a wallet and two cell phones while using a firearm after an incident in North Canterbury last week.
Bail has been refused for an 89-year-old man flown back to Christchurch from Australia while he faces child sex abuse charges dating back up to 52 years.
A woman was sentenced to home detention after admitting she was a regular contact for the domestic trafficking of methamphetamine to Christchurch from the North Island in early 2014.