A boyracer was told he was lucky not to be facing a jail sentence for manslaughter after running over a man on Russley Road during a street race.
A medical report will find out whether Brandon Lee Coulson’s assault victim has contracted Hepatitis C after he splashed infected blood on her face.
A man who stole charity boxes from two premises in December spent the money on his gambling addiction, the Christchurch District Court was told.
A woman who advertised burgled goods on Facebook blames illness for her poor decision-making.
Prominent figures need protection from the courts from disgruntled protesters, said a judge as he imposed community work on the man who tipped gunge over Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee.
No bail was sought for a 20-year-old arrested after an alleged brief car chase on Ferry Road, when police say they found a taser and knuckledusters in the car they stopped.
Home detention has been ruled out for a man with 79 convictions for burglary, who pleaded guilty to another 34 offences in the Christchurch District Court today.
Discovery of about 1kg of synthetic cannabis at a Rakaia property raided by police on Tuesday has led to a woman’s appearance at the Christchurch District Court.
A Timaru man who fired a rifle at police when they caught up with him for two armed robberies has been jailed for nine years.
The son of Ashburton WINZ shooting victim Peggy Turuhira Noble has admitted assaulting a cameraman outside the Christchurch Court House after Wednesday’s verdicts in the murder trial.