Police did not oppose bail for a 24-year-old man charged with burglaries – one of them described as a ram-raid – at Hororata and West…
A man arrested in an Armed Offenders Squad raid on a Lyttelton property yesterday was remanded in custody at a brief Christchurch District Court appearance.
Tiredness after a night flight from Melbourne and a long drive to South Canterbury led to a tourist falling asleep at the wheel and causing an accident in which his mother was killed.
A 20-year-old whose meth-fuelled driving was said to be straight out of the Grand Theft Auto computer game has been jailed nine months.
Twelve-time drink-driver Warwick Bruce Couchman has been jailed for two years eight months after driving on Lincoln Road, Christchurch, when he was so drunk he fell over.
A more serious charge alleging aggravated wounding of a police officer has been laid against a man arrested after a car chase and crash at a police stop in Yaldhurst Road last week.
Former Catholic brother Bernard Kevin McGrath is alleging breaches of natural justice in the decision by former Justice Minister Judith Collins to allow his extradition to Australia on child sex charges. [Updated report]
A 27-year-old Auckland woman accused of being a drug “mule” – with methamphetamine concealed inside her body – has been remanded in custody after a brief appearance in the Christchurch District Court.
A judge has rejected a Christchurch man’s claim that a dog owner wanted him to kill her dog and thanked him after he had stabbed the animal to death.
The son of convicted “Black Widow” murder life prisoner Helen Milner, Adam Francis Murray Kearns, has been refused bail on drugs and firearms charges at an appearance in the Christchurch District Court today.