A 24-year-old drink-driver who killed his passenger in a crash near Methven has now begun his sixth jail term.
A supporter in the public seating barked like a dog and another shouted Nazi Mongrel Mob salutes as an alleged police pursuit driver was remanded in custody overnight.
A Christchurch judge wants the police to rethink their policy so that insurance companies can have a break from the cost of criminal offending.
A Kaiapoi man can’t drive again until 2021 after leading police on his third pursuit, after his sentencing in the Christchurch District Court today.
Father-of-two David James McBain has been warned his children may see him as “a terrorist” because of his history of violence.
A man has been sentenced to six month’s home detention at Odyssey House for “incredibly dangerous reckless driving”, after a high speed police chase across town in January.
A judge described Allan Russell Pope’s history of disqualified and suspended driving as being “something of a record”, but still didn’t send him back to jail.
It took four police constables and a sergeant to subdue Ricky Shane Stampa after the crash that ended his high speed cross-town run.