One man was on his ninth day awake. The other was simply caught up in the moment. Their meth-fuelled attack on a man in a vehicle had prompted both to want to change their ways, a court has heard.
A suspended driver allegedly smashed car windows and threatened someone with a tomahawk before crashing a car and fleeing, only to be caught by members of the public yesterday.
A North Otago man hooned around a car park while drunk, just metres from a police station, a court has heard.
A woman charged for the second time with criminal harassment caused a man to fear for the health and safety of his family.
Police were seen removing a hatchet from the bonnet of a crashed car after an arrest was made near Mosgiel today.
A central Dunedin shop owner says a group of youths who kicked him in the groin during a shoplifting attempt were taking advantage of their age to get away with antisocial behaviour.
A Dunedin man who had tried to gas his ex-partner to death breached his parole by going to visit her on the West Coast.
A sex offender caught with a massive haul of child abuse and bestiality material will be released from prison this month.
A Mosgiel man who sexually assaulted a woman who gave him a lift home from a bar left her feeling powerless and violated, a court has heard.
A Dunedin man who disturbed residents of the suburb of Wakari by yelling after allegedly crashing a vehicle was located by police and breath-tested.
A Dunedin woman was discharged from hospital and promptly arrested after allegedly assaulting a member of the public.
A man who stabbed his partner to death outside their South Dunedin home has "limited understanding" of his risks, the Parole Board has heard.
A farming company has been fined more than $5000 after burning tyres, claiming it was unaware it was illegal.
Reports of suspicious activity in the Dunedin suburb of Burnside on Friday night led police uncovering meth pipes and live ammunition in a Dunedin property.
A man with nowhere to sleep got his wish and was taken into police custody on Saturday after his third visit.
A 48-year-old man was arrested in Dunedin yesterday for failing to provide a blood specimen, after being stopped over suspected drink-driving.
A woman who sent fake bomb threats to Otago University on the eve of graduation ceremonies warning of carnage bigger than the Christchurch mosque attacks, did it out of fear of her parents finding out she wasn't graduating.