Electronically monitored bail has been granted to a 17-year-old youth charged with the murder of 41-year-old West Coast man Cyrus Alexis Alupis six weeks ago.
A man “just snapped” before he bashed his 74-year-old mother on the head four or five times with a saucepan and a frying pan.
Two child victims of a sex offender jailed for 13 years 6 months had kept their “poise and dignity” throughout the court process, a judge noted at the Christchurch District Court sentencing.
A man charged with stupefying and sexual violation has denied all charges and been remanded for a Crown case review hearing in November.
Wide-ranging suppressions apply to appearances by harness racing figures who were called before the Christchurch District Court today on charges including race fixing and drugs.
Duncan McCormack ensured that his Jack Russell Skipper had a voice in court.
While his four companies were failing to pay their taxes, a Christchurch man’s Player’s Club card shows he spent $93,415 at Christchurch Casino.
Appeal papers have been filed for a 30-year-old Christchurch man fighting to keep his name suppressed after his arrest as part of the police’s Operation Inca horse racing drugs investigation.
Two men will go on trial for murder on February 25, 17 months after the death of Bradley Alan Lomax at Kaiapoi.
April 1 has been set for the murder trial of 20-year-old Katrina Roma Epiha, over the death of a woman at an Avonhead Road property in August 2017.