Appearance by video-link from prison for a 23-year-old Ilam man, who has interim name suppression, charged with a series of armed robberies of hotels, bars,…
A 23-year-old was fortunate the outcome wasn’t more serious for his street assault that left one of his victims with bleeding on the brain, said a judge who granted him home detention.
A wife said her husband’s attack with a piece of wood destroyed her whole family, and left her with scars for the rest of her life.
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 23-year-old arrested after a double shooting at Rolleston and the armed robbery of the Hotel Ashburton was remanded in custody at an appearance in the Christchurch District Court this afternoon.
A man who attacked a woman until he saw a “lifeless unmoving body on the ground” was sentenced to prison for eight years three months.
A man charged with bashing a witness in a High Court hearing on Monday has been allowed bail and released from custody at the Christchurch Court House.
A man described as using “animalistic violence” on his victim when he punched and bit him on the cheek causing permanent scarring, was jailed at his Christchurch District Court sentencing.
A second strike offender faces serving all of an eight-year six-month jail term imposed for a string of violent incidents that left his victims cut and bruised.
A teenager has admitted head butting and then kicking a 53-year-old in the head after he fell to the ground, causing injuries including a fractured skull and brain haemorrhage.