Bail has been granted under strict conditions to a Brazilian man arrested in Christchurch and charged with possession of cocaine for supply.
A man who got drunk and played “chicken” in the traffic has ended up in custody for his own safety.
Investigators can find little trace of $1,142,280 embezzled from her employers by a Christchurch woman with a gambling addiction.
Deeply troubled and hearing voices, a 27-year-old Christchurch woman decided her best option to keep herself safe was to get locked up for a dairy robbery.
Lucille Sarah Scollay has been jailed for six years for manslaughter for stabbing her husband to death in a “moment of madness” when their 20-year marriage reached breaking point. [Full Report]
A woman who ordered three types of controlled drugs from a pharmaceutical supplier after resigning her job as a veterinary nurse has been put on supervision to deal with her drug dependency.
A high-risk driving offender has gone straight into custody after admitting a dangerous run from the police.
Money from a Christchurch woman’s four false EQC claims, totalling $37,487, has passed out of reach to her family in India.
Teenager Daniel William Taylor has been jailed for 15 months for a red-zone house burglary and for speeding through a red light at a busy Linwood intersection at 100km an hour.
The jury has rejected Mauha Huatahi Fawcett’s claim that he took no part in the gangland murder of Christchurch street sex worker Mellory Manning.