A man arrested for selling synthetic drugs at the height of last year’s health scares has been jailed for nine months.
Drunk and showing off the power of his V-8 Holden Commodore, Walter John Gosling reached 236km an hour near Winchester before the crash that killed his friend.
A drunk driver who skidded donuts that ripped up the surface of a Hornby sports field must pay $3009 for the damage he did and his car has been taken off him.
A drink-driver who hit a man walking on the footpath in Cambridge Terrace, then left the scene, was sentenced to seven months’ home detention and ordered to pay $7500 to the victim, in the Christchurch District Court.
A 39-year-old man faces a $3009 damage bill after skidding donuts round the Hornby Rugby League Club’s Leslie Park and ripping up the playing surface.
A 26-year-old Christchurch man has been charged with manslaughter over a fatal crash in Russley on January 2.
A drink-driver who slammed into a man walking on the footpath in the central city may be ordered to pay emotional harm reparations for the injuries he caused.
Repeat drink-driving mum Melanie Susan Trebilco will be allowed to keep her car, but she must undergo treatment and counselling for alcohol, grief, and trauma during a supervision sentence.
A 40-year-old woman has admitted another alcohol-driving charge, just one year after being sentenced for drink-driving with her two children in her car.
Thomas Liam Carruth has already paid $1644 for repairs after wrecking the sports fields at Burnside Park. Next Monday, he hands over his car as well.