An open-ended preventive detention jail term may be considered for a 36-year-old Timaru man who used a video recorder and cellphone to document much of his sex offending against six children.
The High Court has lifted name suppression on two men charged with the murder of a man in Rangiora in September, and the trial date has been set for September 15.
A troubled Amberley man has ended up with a six month jail sentence in spite of the best rehabilitation efforts of the community constable he threatened.
Helen Elizabeth Milner has been jailed for life with a non-parole term of 17 years for a murder where she poisoned and probably smothered her husband to get his life insurance money. [Full report]
The Crown is asking for a minimum18-year non-parole term as part of Helen Elizabeth Milner’s life prison term for murdering her husband.
A woman who admitted forging her own reference letter for a court sentencing has had another conviction added to her long list of dishonesty offences and 14 months added to her current jail term.
A rape victim has been criticised by a defence lawyer at the sentencing of the two young men who were found guilty of sexually offending against her.
A woman who worked as a prostitute in Manchester Street said she had heard of the Mongrel Mob “taxing” the sex workers although they had never taken money off her.
A golf coach at Clearwater who was on the receiving end of a paintball barrage will get a letter of apology from the shooter.
A 25-year-old woman is denying two charges related to armed robberies carried out at two Christchurch bars on the night of January 26.