It took four police constables and a sergeant to subdue Ricky Shane Stampa after the crash that ended his high speed cross-town run.
A woman has been jailed for two years for an armed incident that left her victim terrified and fearing for her life.
Name suppression lifted late morning on Peter John Carroll, the man accused of the murder of Marcus Luke Tucker, who body was found near Lake Ellesmere on Anzac Day.
A former New Zealand representative wrestler, 49-year-old Devon Charles Bond, admitted the kidnap and rape of a woman in Burwood in 1994, after a cold case DNA match.
A 51-year-old man has been remanded in custody on a charge of murdering Marcus Luke Tucker whose burnt and beaten body was found dumped near Lake Ellesmere last week.
A 48-year-old man who tried to take drugs and a SIM card into the Christchurch Men’s Prison was sentenced to home detention and told any loyalties he may have had were misplaced.
A new trial date in November has been set for the two-week trial of a teenager charged with the murder of an elderly man at his Upper Riccarton home last August.
A judge had to “hit the books” to grapple with New Zealand’s three-strikes justice system to work out how to handle additional jail time for an offender already serving a second strike term.
A 32-year-old Oxford man who admitted receiving two trailers and tools worth thousands of dollars stolen from two construction companies was sentenced to community detention in the Christchurch District Court.
A charge of failing to get medical care for her son who later died in hospital has been discharged for Emma Le Fleming Roberts in the Christchurch District Court.