A 21-year-old woman has admitted possession for supply of synthetic drugs – but the charge does not allege the substance was responsible for a spate of hospital admissions and deaths.
A woman charged with possessing synthetic drugs with intent to supply them – arrested in police raids last week – has pleaded not guilty in the Christchurch District Court.
A woman charged with possession of synthetic drugs for supply – arrested last week amid police concerns about the toxic effects of the drug – has been refused bail at the Christchurch District Court.
A jury has been told it must focus on the intent of a 16-year-old at the moment he bashed an 87-year-old man over the head with a bottle in his Upper Riccarton home.
An 87-year-old man – living in a house crammed with hoarded goods – was bashed to death in his Upper Riccarton home by a teenager whose life revolved around getting money to buy synthetic drugs.
A 26-year-old homeless man has been sentenced to over two years prison for snatching a handbag on his way down the street from the courthouse, where he had just been bailed on a burglary charge.