Police want $58,000 reparations from two women involved in stripping household gear from Christchurch rental properties that had been booked online.
A woman says she was brutally abused to make her take part in a three-month crime spree.
A woman has admitted a drug-addled burglary which led to a bystander’s pants being shredded by a police dog.
A man was shotgunned in the leg at a Hornby property after a confrontation about recent burglaries.
A Turkish emigrant’s hopes of leaving a legacy for his children were dashed by Craig Murray Shaw’s rooftop raid on The Tannery.
A man described as possibly the longest serving meth addict to be dealt with in the New Zealand court system has been jailed for three years for offending fuelled by his habit.
A thief and burglar with a $600-a-day meth habit caused “maximum mess and destruction” as he raided homes, said the judge who jailed him for four years six months.
A horse trainer’s career is likely in tatters – she may be banned from all racecourses – after her conviction for what she thought was going to be a cannabis burglary.
Both women charged with a series of burglaries in which holiday accommodation booked online was allegedly stripped bare have now denied all charges.
A woman alleged to have “cleaned out” holiday homes after renting them has denied seven charges and elected jury trial.