A Nelson man who allegedly failed to stop for police in two pursuits has been remanded in custody after a Christchurch court appearance.
Two men arrested after burglary-related incidents in Ashburton have been granted bail at the Christchurch District Court.
A family described gunman Douglas Anderson Roake’s crimes as “disgusting and cowardly” before they saw him jailed for 13 years 8 months for his violent home invasion and six armed robberies.
A 29-year-old father-of-two has been jailed for four-and-a-half years still not accepting that he caused the drowning death of Arran Gairns when he was threatened…
Police say more charges are likely against an Ilam man who is now accused of robbing two Canterbury pubs, and a double shooting at Rolleston.
A 23-year-old arrested after a double shooting at Rolleston and the armed robbery of the Hotel Ashburton was remanded in custody at an appearance in the Christchurch District Court this afternoon.
A 40-year-old Ashburton man has been granted interim name suppression on seven sex charges.
A man and woman convicted by a jury of the manslaughter of “AJ” Arran Gairns at Ashburton have both been jailed for three years seven months.
Two men with violent histories have admitted causing $6000 damage in the Christchurch Men’s prison, after they refused to go back to their medium-high security cell during a lock-down period.
A 23-year-old Ashburton man was remanded in custody on a charge of murdering a 25-year-old who was allegedly stabbed to death in the town on Tuesday night.