“After six months, it still feels raw,” said burglary victim Ian Jones after seeing the man who raided his Redwood property jailed for five years.
Joshua Lukic says he is keen to meet the victims of his burglaries and thefts but at least one of them won’t be accepting that invitiation ahead of the 30-year-old’s sentencing.
At 38 and facing a lengthy jail term, Cade Lee Manuel has decided he is “too old for this”.
A woman has been given an extra month in jail for what a judge called her “in your face escape” – bolting from the court room during her sentencing.
A woman who bolted from the dock and got out of the Court House as she was being sentenced to jail has been charged with escaping from custody.
A woman sprinted from the dock as she was being jailed in the Christchurch District Court and briefly made it outside the Court House before recaptured by a Court Security Officer.
A 25-year-old prisoner says he made a run for it when the security guard with him was being “complacent”.