A 38-year-old man denies shining a laser light at a passenger plane and the Christchurch International Airport control tower and has been remanded in custody for trial.
A woman forbidden to have contact with children has been arrested for allegedly “lingering” around a boy at a bus stop.
A 25-year-old child sex offender was told to “follow closely” while a judge set out details of an extended supervision order that means 17 years of monitoring will follow his release from prison.
Three people charged in relation to the murder of Marcus Luke Tucker have been remanded in custody for a month without pleas at a call-over in the High Court at Christchurch.
Seventeen children were rescued from sex abuse overseas and 11 adults were arrested when the authorities busted the on-line activities of Drew Webb, who was jailed at the Christchurch District Court today.
“Things got a bit crazy,” Chad Adam Carrington explained to the police after his arrest for a drug-deal robbery that has brought a two-year jail term.
While police investigate the murder of a Christchurch sex worker, a man has been jailed for five years seven months for a sex attack that went far beyond the industry’s “rules of engagement”.
A second arrest warrant has been issued after a repeat no-show by a man charged with unlawful possession of firearms in a police raid on a Yaldhurst property last month.
Robert John Commons, who is awaiting surgery for a debilitating illness, raided Christchurch Public Hospital where he stole bicycles from two hard-working nurses.
A frenzied knife attack on a friend has landed a man in prison for four years.