A 17-year-old who raided iPods and laptop computers in break-ins at two Christchurch primary schools is in custody for his sentencing in February.
A 38-year-old Mairehau man is denying a charge of attempting to kidnap a woman in New Brighton last week and is taking the case to a trial.
A 21-year-old Papanui man has admitted recklessly firing an air pistol after his target practice caused Friday afternoon traffic chaos in the streets near Northlands shopping centre.
A Christchurch man who bashed up a persistent drug dealer has been jailed for seven-and-a-half years.
A victim of Joseph Theodorus Martinus Van Roij’s careless driving has had 30 hours of reconstructive surgery and more rehabilitation and surgery lies ahead.
A scooter rider who “flashed” two women walking home in Rolleston has been remanded for sentence next month.
A 20-year-old man denies three charges arising from a violent incident with police outside a children’s birthday party in Carnarvon Street, Linwood, three weeks ago.
Feelings were running high and threats were made in court as two teenagers avoided imprisonment for a bizarre incident involving assault and kidnapping.
A youth who laughed at three street gang members who were blocking his way triggered a brawl with weapons and potplants in an Avonside street.
A High Court judge has rejected the bid by former Catholic brother Bernard Kevin McGrath to overturn the Minister of Justice’s decision to grant his extradition to Australia to face sex charges.