A man shot in an armed incident many years ago has now been convicted on seven charges involving assaults and threats.
A 20-year-old man charged with two armed hold-ups of service stations, and a charge of demanding cash with intent to steal it, was remanded in custody at the Christchurch District Court today.
A woman who did sex work while on home detention has now admitted forging her own reference letter that was put before a Christchurch District Court sentencing.
An 18-year-old youth charged with two rapes has been further remanded in custody without plea until Thursday, at a brief appearance by video-link in the Christchurch District Court.
A woman assessed as a high risk of reoffending has been urged by a judge to attend a drug rehabilitation programme in the North Island during a jail term imposed for meth dealing.
A Swede described as “a highly gifted horsewoman” has been ordered to do 140 hours of community work and pay $2000 to the partner of a motorcyclist she killed through a momentary driving error.
Sentencing of convicted on-line predator Cameron Stuart Hore for a breach of parole has been put off for three weeks while the Parole Board considers his recall to prison.
A Spreydon man who killed his partner by wounding her 26 times in a frenzied knife attack has been found not guilty on the grounds of insanity and ordered held in hospital as a special patient.
A woman sentenced to three years two months prison called out apologies to her family as she was led to the cells, collapsed in the hallway, then sobbed as she was helped to leave court.
Dallas Edwards has admitted that he was one of the masked and armed men who robbed the Sideline Bar in Richmond of $4545.