Archive for September, 2015

Rescue stalwart admits pokie grant fraud

September 30, 2015 | By More
Rescue stalwart admits pokie grant fraud

A prominent figure in maritime rescue has admitted fraud over pokie grant money.

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Jail for indecent act in Mona Vale rose garden

September 30, 2015 | By More
Jail for indecent act in Mona Vale rose garden

A 35-year-old man with a reputation as a public sex pest has been sentenced to four months in prison for doing an indecent act in Mona Vale’s rose garden.

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Woman admits false passport offences

September 30, 2015 | By More
Woman admits false passport offences

A woman has been prosecuted after a Department of Internal Affairs audit found that her photograph appeared in passports in two different names.

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Apology offered by ‘flasher’

September 30, 2015 | By More
Apology offered by ‘flasher’

A Rolleston 21-year-old convicted of “flashing” two women in the street has been fined $1000 after being assessed as posing no risk to the community.

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Driver admits injuring man in road rage incident

September 29, 2015 | By More
Driver admits injuring man in road rage incident

A man will stay in custody at Hillmorton Hospital awaiting sentence after admitting running down a man in a road rage incident and injuring his dog so badly it had to be put down.

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Custody remand after chase driver admits all charges

September 29, 2015 | By More
Custody remand after chase driver admits all charges

A 22-year-old has admitted he was taking a stolen car to the Waimakariri River for a joyride when he became involved in two related police pursuits in Christchurch’s northern suburbs.

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Crash victim run over during street race

September 28, 2015 | By More
Crash victim run over during street race

A 20-year-old has admitted driving off after running over a passenger thrown from a rival car that crashed during a street race.

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Harder attitude to bail signalled by judge

September 28, 2015 | By More
Harder attitude to bail signalled by judge

Judges may take a tougher approach to electronically monitored bail applications after noting how easy it is for alleged offenders to ditch their bracelets and abscond.

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Man denies absconding charge

September 28, 2015 | By More
Man denies absconding charge

A 45-year-old man alleged to have absconded from a 10-year extended supervision order at the weekend will deny the charge and has elected trial by jury.

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Woman lifer recalled to prison

September 28, 2015 | By More
Woman lifer recalled to prison

Life-parolee Melissa Anne Wepa has been recalled to prison to serve more of her sentence for the 1997 murder of a friend she accused of “narking” on her.

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