Archive for June, 2014

Bail allowed on gang house assault charge

June 30, 2014 | By More
Bail allowed on gang house assault charge

Police did not oppose bail for a man charged over an alleged assault on a woman at known gang pad in Northcote at the weekend.

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Stalker with crush threatened to murder his victim

June 27, 2014 | By More
Stalker with crush threatened to murder his victim

After four years of stalking a woman, a 38-year-old man has now been convicted of threatening to abduct her, make her suffer, and then murder her by cutting her throat with a craft knife.

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Further remand for ex-EQC staffer

June 27, 2014 | By More
Further remand for ex-EQC staffer

Former EQC staff member Epenesa Valavala has been further remanded without plea on charges of misusing three of her employer’s cars and dishonestly using a fuel card.

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Evidence ‘overwhelming’ in false claims case, says judge

June 26, 2014 | By More
Evidence ‘overwhelming’ in false claims case, says judge

Evidence was overwhelming against a Christchurch landlord, said the judge who today convicted her of 34 fraud charges involving false claims to EQC for emergency quake repairs.

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Diary shows teen getting back on track

June 26, 2014 | By More
Diary shows teen getting back on track

Problem teen Benjamin Thomas Tapper-Norris has got a pat on the back from a judge after finally doing what he’s told for his intensive supervision sentence, and also for keeping a diary.

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Date set for cocaine sentencing

June 26, 2014 | By More
Date set for cocaine sentencing

A date in Christchurch has been set for the sentencing of a Brazilian man who has admitted possession of cocaine for supply.

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Woman to stay in custody on child assault charge

June 25, 2014 | By More
Woman to stay in custody on child assault charge

A woman charged with assault on a child and disorderly behaviour has been denied bail and remanded in custody for a case review hearing.

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No forced intervention for prison hunger striker

June 25, 2014 | By More
No forced intervention for prison hunger striker

No medical treatment will be forced upon prison hunger striker All Means All to keep him alive and healthy, as his protest enters its second month at Christchurch Men’s Prison.

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Two assault charges against former officer withdrawn

June 24, 2014 | By More
Two assault charges against former officer withdrawn

The police have dropped two assault charges against a former South Canterbury police officer but the third charge still may be heading for a judge-alone trial.

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Prison seeks intervention order for hunger striker

June 24, 2014 | By More
Prison seeks intervention order for hunger striker

Four weeks into the prison hunger strike by Oxford farmer All Means All, a judge will rule tomorrow on whether the prison authorities can intervene to stop his deteriorating health.

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