Archive for September, 2013

Murder trial set for March

September 30, 2013 | By More
Murder trial set for March

The trial of a man accused of a woman’s murder at a Linwood house in June 2012 has been set for March next year.

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Bail granted to Rangiora drugs accused

September 27, 2013 | By More
Bail granted to Rangiora drugs accused

Bail has been granted to a Rangiora man three days after his arrest on drugs charges.

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Woman ‘humiliated’ during arrest, judge comments

September 27, 2013 | By More
Woman ‘humiliated’ during arrest, judge comments

A 22-year-old teacher was “regrettably subject to extreme humiliation and embarrassment” when she became partially stripped during her arrest in a fracas outside a Woolston nightclub, a judge has commented as he discharged her without conviction.

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Woman bashed with cricket bat

September 26, 2013 | By More
Woman bashed with cricket bat

A 20-year-old man was jailed for eight months for 22 charges, including knocking a woman unconscious with a cricket bat.

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Home detention sentence breached for sex work

September 26, 2013 | By More
Home detention sentence breached for sex work

A woman who was doing sex work at a brothel in Christchurch while she was on home detention and wearing the required electronic bracelet has been jailed for two years six months.

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‘I was hungry’ says trumpet thief

September 26, 2013 | By More
‘I was hungry’ says trumpet thief

A man has apologised for stealing musical instruments from an Army Band musician at the Anzac Day dawn service, and told the owner he did it because he was hungry.

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Bus driver robbery admitted

September 26, 2013 | By More
Bus driver robbery admitted

A Somerfield man has admitted robbing a bus driver of about $200 cash in a late night incident on August 30.

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No reparation order for 22 house raids

September 26, 2013 | By More
No reparation order for 22 house raids

Twenty-two Christchurch households won’t get any money back from the burglar who raided them to pay for his drug habit.

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Police seek more information on Sockburn sex attack

September 25, 2013 | By More
Police seek more information on Sockburn sex attack

Police investigating an alleged sexual assault in Sockburn yesterday say there has been an encouraging response to requests for information, but they need more.

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One found guilty in bar robbery trial

September 25, 2013 | By More
One found guilty in bar robbery trial

A jury has found Dallas Edwards guilty of the armed robbery of the Sideline bar but his friend who was found with a pistol and a balaclava three weeks later has walked free.

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