Child sex victims of Shane Baylis – jailed for 18 years – have told of their drug use, suicide attempts, and manic depression.
A woman has been granted home detention “for merciful reasons” for her second conviction for perverting the course of justice.
A man’s slapping of his problem teenage daughter has brought a $500 fine.
Intervention was clearly needed for an Amberley man with an anger problem, a judge said as the 20-year-old faced sentencing for threats to a policeman and his family.
After months of obstinate denials, the man who became known as “The Port Hills Groper” has admitted his offending, but name suppression continues. [Full report]
Judge Phillip Moran took an over-enthusiastic offender in his stride when the No 2 District Court crossed by video-link to Christchurch Men’s Prison.
A 24-year-old Redwood man has been remanded in custody on a charge of murdering a man at the home where they both lived.
The Crown has dropped charges against two people arrested over an alleged shooting incident in Hagley Park early on Sunday August 11.
Name suppression has been continued for a teenager facing rape charges in the Christchurch District Court.
Two men have paid dearly for their paintball-and-pellet shooting spree across Christchurch, with damage payments totalling almost $8000 ordered at their sentencing.