Archive for January, 2014

Second man admits passport offences

January 31, 2014 | By More
Second man admits passport offences

A second Chinese man has admitted improperly dealing with passports, but three others arrested in the police swoop in July 2012 continue to deny the charges and are heading for trial in September.

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Park ban for repeat indecency offender

January 30, 2014 | By More
Park ban for repeat indecency offender

A 27-year-old man has been banned from going to Hagley Park and the Botanic Gardens while he awaits sentencing for a series of indecency offences.

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Long jail term for skull stabbing at party

January 29, 2014 | By More
Long jail term for skull stabbing at party

A 21-year-old has been jailed for eight years three months for a party stabbing that left a knife embedded in his victim’s skull and may have life-long effects.

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Tyre slashing victims to get payments from offender

January 29, 2014 | By More
Tyre slashing victims to get payments from offender

The 17 victims of a tyre slasher outside Christchurch Hospital – who were mostly nurses finishing night shifts – will be paid for the damage and will each get a $50 payment for the bother he caused.

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Firearm found in robbery investigation

January 28, 2014 | By More
Firearm found in robbery investigation

Police executing a search warrant in Christchurch during the investigation into two armed robberies of bars on Sunday night have now found a firearm. [Updated report]

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Passenger in boy racer incident pleads guilty

January 27, 2014 | By More
Passenger in boy racer incident pleads guilty

A passenger in a car allegedly involved in a boy racer incident which ended in a police car being rammed in Deans Avenue pleaded guilty to five charges in the Christchurch District Court today.

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Police allege dog’s throat was cut

January 27, 2014 | By More
Police allege dog’s throat was cut

Bail has been granted to a Linwood teenager accused of ill-treating a dog by cutting its throat.

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Donation box theft admitted

January 24, 2014 | By More
Donation box theft admitted

A 23-year-old was using the synthetic cannabis Kronic when he snatched a Child Cancer Foundation donation box from a dairy counter.

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Street robbery accused remanded in custody

January 24, 2014 | By More
Street robbery accused remanded in custody

Bail has been refused for a 26-year-old man charged with a central Christchurch street robbery in which two youths were allegedly threatened with a softball bat.

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Young offender admits Akaroa mini crime spree

January 23, 2014 | By More
Young offender admits Akaroa mini crime spree

A Russian orphan already described by a judge in 2012 as enjoying the reputation of being the leading youth car thief in Christchurch, pleaded guilty to five charges after a mini crime spree in Akaroa.

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