Insurance companies will be about $35,000 out of pocket after the holiday home clean-out spree by two women – both mothers – who have now been jailed.
Another member of a massive organised gang of burglars and thieves has pleaded guilty, admitting 51 charges at the Christchurch District Court.
An 18-year-old jointly charged with two others for armed robberies across Christchurch during March and April, has been remanded in custody to Friday.
Two of the three men charged with armed robberies, and burglaries through Christchurch in March and April were remanded in custody when they appeared in the Christchurch District Court today.
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.