Crime

Two of older robbers of the Tex Mart store in Nikao have been sentenced to two years imprisonment.

Sentence today for teenage robbers

Wednesday August 05, 2020

Youngsters who robbed Tex Mart store with machete could get jail time for aggravated robbery.

Attacker to get treatment, not jail

Wednesday August 05, 2020

An alleged violent attacker has been designated “not fit to plead” by Te Marae Ora’s mental health team.

Three strikes for violent offenders

Saturday August 01, 2020

And alcohol is fuelling domestic violence and worsening mental instability, says expert.

Domestic assault accused in cells

Saturday August 01, 2020

A man accused of an early-morning domestic assault has been further remanded behind bars.

A recidivist burglar has admitted he only committed multiple crimes so he could return to prison and have a place to sleep and receive three meals a day. 

The case against a gun-wielding intruder has been adjourned as police review the case for withdrawing charges against him.

Angry, but not insane

Monday July 27, 2020

Remanded offender Terupe Terupe’s medical assessment shows he is fit to plead to a charge of threatening to kill and wilful damage.

With the arrival of 800 helmets expected in-store this afternoon, police say they will accept no excuses from those caught without helmets this weekend.

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