Archive for August, 2015

Pair in court on assault charges

August 31, 2015 | By More
Pair in court on assault charges

A man and a woman each facing three Crimes Act assault charges have been remanded in custody for a week at the Christchurch District Court.

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Not guilty pleas to gang kidnap charges

August 31, 2015 | By More
Not guilty pleas to gang kidnap charges

Eight of the men charged with kidnapping and assaulting a rival gang member pleaded not guilty in the Christchurch District Court today.

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Bed shortage problems as young robbery accused remanded

August 31, 2015 | By More
Bed shortage problems as young robbery accused remanded

A judge has voiced her frustrations about the lack of Youth Justice beds available in Christchurch as she remanded two teenagers in custody on charges of robbing a liquor store at the weekend. [Updated report]

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Preventive detention to be considered for ear biting

August 29, 2015 | By More
Preventive detention to be considered for ear biting

A judge has decided the High Court should consider a preventive detention sentence for a 19-year-old who has admitted biting part of the ears off two fellow prisoners.

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Big bill after offending ‘spree’

August 29, 2015 | By More
Big bill after offending ‘spree’

A “spree of offending” has led to a $4910 reparation bill for the owners of tools stolen and pawned, and repairs to a police patrol car.

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Sportsman jailed for boiling water assault

August 29, 2015 | By More
Sportsman jailed for boiling water assault

A 38-year-old man described as a talented sportsman has been jailed for seven domestic violence offences, including an assault using boiling water.

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Woman accused of lingering at park

August 29, 2015 | By More
Woman accused of lingering at park

A 60-year-old Christchurch woman has been arrested for allegedly breaching a term of her intensive supervision by lingering around a boy in a park.

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Man faces three model aircraft charges

August 28, 2015 | By More
Man faces three model aircraft charges

A Kaiapoi man has pleaded not guilty to three unusual charges relating to flying a model aircraft.

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More commercial burglaries alleged

August 28, 2015 | By More
More commercial burglaries alleged

Another five charges have been laid against Andrew Wayne Smith, an alleged burglar who targeted small businesses in Christchurch and Kaiapoi.

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Eight bailed on rioting charges

August 28, 2015 | By More
Eight bailed on rioting charges

Eight people charged with rioting in a gang confrontation in an Ashburton Park on Thursday afternoon were granted registrar’s remands after being arrested and transported to Christchurch.

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