Archive for December, 2014

Canterbury police disappointed by holiday crash toll

December 30, 2014 | By More
Canterbury police disappointed by holiday crash toll

Canterbury Police are disappointed to have seen three serious crashes resulting in fatalities in the past few days in North Canterbury.

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Custody remand after AOS arrest

December 24, 2014 | By More
Custody remand after AOS arrest

Bail was not sought for a man arrested during an Armed Offenders’ Squad call-out in Linwood, when he appeared before the Christchurch District Court today.

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Police safety advice for the festive season

December 24, 2014 | By More
Police safety advice for the festive season

With the official holiday period starting at 4pm today, police are telling people to “think safety” and take simple measures to avoid becoming victims of crime.

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Home detention for bribery attempt

December 23, 2014 | By More
Home detention for bribery attempt

A Christchurch mother-of-four has been put on 11 months home detention for an attempt at bribery related to her husband’s trial for sex offending.

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Electronics targeted in school break-ins

December 23, 2014 | By More
Electronics targeted in school break-ins

A 17-year-old who raided iPods and laptop computers in break-ins at two Christchurch primary schools is in custody for his sentencing in February.

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Man denies attempted kidnap

December 23, 2014 | By More
Man denies attempted kidnap

A 38-year-old Mairehau man is denying a charge of attempting to kidnap a woman in New Brighton last week and is taking the case to a trial.

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Van was hit during air pistol target practice

December 22, 2014 | By More
Van was hit during air pistol target practice

A 21-year-old Papanui man has admitted recklessly firing an air pistol after his target practice caused Friday afternoon traffic chaos in the streets near Northlands shopping centre.

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Teen to pay $12,933 for Brighton smashing spree

December 22, 2014 | By More
Teen to pay $12,933 for Brighton smashing spree

A teenager faces a $12,933 bill for his one-third share of the damage in a smashing spree at the New Brighton Pier and the library next to it.

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Dealer bashed for continued drug sales

December 19, 2014 | By More
Dealer bashed for continued drug sales

A Christchurch man who bashed up a persistent drug dealer has been jailed for seven-and-a-half years.

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Long road to recovery for crash victim

December 19, 2014 | By More
Long road to recovery for crash victim

A victim of Joseph Theodorus Martinus Van Roij’s careless driving has had 30 hours of reconstructive surgery and more rehabilitation and surgery lies ahead.

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