A man charged with committing seven Bishopdale burglaries was denied bail in the Christchurch District Court today.
Bail was refused for a 21-year-old charged with an aggravated burglary where the victim of a home invasion was bound with duct tape, then put in a cupboard.
Residents with mental disabilities at a housing complex helped to put out one of the fires started by a woman with a long history of arson.
The partner of murdered Rangiora man Tony John Lochhead has been recalled to prison and given extra jail time after admitting charges of possessing morphine, and supplying the class B drug.
A 17-year-old youth was intoxicated with synthetic drugs when he helped a younger teenager attempt a dairy robbery.
A 33-year-old man who assaulted a woman twice, bound her hands with duct tape, wrapped her face in cling-wrap, and punched her on both sides…
A 20-year-old man was jailed for eight months for 22 charges, including knocking a woman unconscious with a cricket bat.
A man has apologised for stealing musical instruments from an Army Band musician at the Anzac Day dawn service, and told the owner he did it because he was hungry.
The third young man who raided and smashed residential red zone properties in the east of Christchurch pleaded guilty to twelve charges today.
A 63-year-old man admitted to police that he occasionally masturbated in Hansen Park in Opawa but didn’t mean to offend anyone.