February 9 has been set for the trial of Timothy Joseph Foley on a charge of murdering a woman at a Linwood house in June 2012.
The jury deciding on the verdicts in a Darfield man’s fatal crash trial was told by his defence counsel that it could not be sure how much he had been drinking at a party beforehand.
People showing signs of intoxication would probably be at or over the legal limit for drink-driving, an expert witness has told the jury in fatal crash trial.
Homeless, erratic, and an opportunist thief, Wade Clinton Jeffs has continued his reputation as a difficult customer.
Motion of the four-wheel-drive vehicle involved in a fatal crash near West Melton were typical of a vehicle that has entered a corner too fast, an expert witness told the trial of Cody Marcus John Pierce.
A 25-year-old has acknowledged that his street assault on ex-All Black Justin Marshall in Queenstown was “disgraceful, idiotic” behaviour.
A South African woman has been jailed for seven years ten months for her role as a drug mule smuggling $1 million of heroin into New Zealand.
Police allege an Avonside man used a car bicycle rack and a blender as weapons during an armed burglary at a Wainoni house.
Cody Marcus John Pierce asked a friend to get him away from the accident scene almost immediately after the crash which inflicted fatal injuries on his passenger.
A Darfield man was slurring and stumbling at a party before he left on the night he allegedly crashed a car into a power pole, causing injuries that killed his passenger, according to the host of the party.