A man facing 17 charges after his arrest in a police pursuit on Wednesday, accepted a remand in custody when he appeared in the Christchurch District Court today.
A 23-year-old Aranui woman has admitted possession of the class A drug methamphetamine for supply, and has been remanded for sentencing with her partner in October.
Another arrest warrant has been issued for hip-hop artist Malo Ioane Luafutu, known as Scribe, after he failed to get to another Christchurch court appearance on drug and weapon charges.
Fernside horse trainer Phillip Benjamin Burrows’ actions that led to a boy being run over at a training track were described as “grossly irresponsible” by Christchurch District Court Judge Gary MacAskill.
A Linwood man smacked the side of the dock and shouted a gang salute when he was remanded in custody on a charge of armed robbery over an alleged Templeton home invasion on Sunday night.
Two men and a woman with alleged connections to the King Cobra gang have been charged with firearm offences after a police armed offenders squad raid on a house in New Brighton last week.
A 31-year-old Canterbury man was granted bail on strict conditions when he faced two charges alleging serious assaults on a newborn baby on the same day in July.
Police found methamphetamine, a powerful handgun with ammunition, and $8000 cash when they searched a property in Aranui five weeks ago.
A woman has been given an extra month in jail for what a judge called her “in your face escape” – bolting from the court room during her sentencing.
Three people charged with murdering a man found injured in a Sumner carpark will go on trial in the High Court at Christchurch on February 19.