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.
The elderly woman victim of Jolian Wayne Thomas King, who raided her purse after being allowed to come into her home to use her phone, should be repaid soon.
A Redwood man has admitted a three-month crime spree across Christchurch and North Canterbury in which goods worth $132,160 were stolen.
Murray James Allan says his efforts to leave the Tribesmen gang put him in hospital for two weeks.
After barricading himself in a bedroom, a man threatened to set a woman alight with petrol he had brought and slit her throat.