John Oliver Jamieson has apologised for the desperate drive that put people at risk and ended with him crashed into a dog park fence at Rolleston.
Property consultant Stephen Rolf Gubb has been jailed for two years nine months for commission frauds on deals relating to the Izone development in Rolleston.
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.
A man who police allege shot and wounded a mother and daughter, and robbed hotels while armed, has had five new charges laid against him in the Christchurch District Court.
Police say more charges are likely against an Ilam man who is now accused of robbing two Canterbury pubs, and a double shooting at Rolleston.
A woman caught driving at Rolleston with a high breath-alcohol level while her two young children were in the back seat admits it was “just stupidity” that she was driving.
When 21-year-old Raniera Smyth finishes his prison term, he may go to Nelson to try to find work in the fishing industry because he’s not welcome to head home to the Gisborne area.
A burglar caught sleeping in a caravan on a Rolleston property has pleaded guilty and now faces sentencing next month on a total of 10 charges.
A soft-shoe burglar who spent months raiding properties across the Selwyn District has admitted 42 charges.