Archive for May, 2016

Custody remand follows deportation

May 14, 2016 | By More
Custody remand follows deportation

Frauds and thefts totalling hundreds of thousands of dollars and two indecency charges have been laid against Paul James Bennett after his deportation from Australia and arrival in Christchurch.

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Suppression lifts on police assault case

May 13, 2016 | By More
Suppression lifts on police assault case

A South Canterbury police officer who reported an assault by another officer was a hero and a judge has expressed concern that he may be penalised.

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Woman admits Redcliffs drink-drive crash

May 13, 2016 | By More
Woman admits Redcliffs drink-drive crash

A 45-year-old Sumner woman who veered off the road and ran into pedestrians at Redcliffs while drink-driving has pleaded guilty and been remanded for sentence.

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Fight to keep name suppressed in couch-surfing case

May 13, 2016 | By More
Fight to keep name suppressed in couch-surfing case

A man charged with stupefying a male couch-surfer with sexual intent is fighting to continue his name suppression after the order was lifted on Monday.

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February date set for child murder trial

May 13, 2016 | By More
February date set for child murder trial

The High Court trial of a 19-year-old charged with the murder of a Christchurch baby has been set to begin on February 7.

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Bail granted to two drug accused

May 12, 2016 | By More
Bail granted to two drug accused

A Hei Hei man has been granted bail on strict conditions after police drug raids on Wednesday relating to supply of synthetic cannabis.

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Drug charges laid against murder accessory accused

May 11, 2016 | By More
Drug charges laid against murder accessory accused

A man charged with helping to conceal evidence after an alleged murder appeared in the Christchurch District Court again today on four charges of importing drugs into Auckland.

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Still hopes of repayment from Alligator Drainage work, court told

May 11, 2016 | By More
Still hopes of repayment from Alligator Drainage work, court told

Graham Daniel Lilley is continuing efforts to get money back from EQC for his Alligator Drainage Ltd customers in Christchurch, even as he begins his 10-month home detention term for fraud.

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Jail for man’s treatment of sex workers

May 11, 2016 | By More
Jail for man’s treatment of sex workers

A 31-year-old man’s treatment of two sex workers has led to a 23-month jail term on indecent assault charges.

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Repeated Westport arson attacks alleged

May 11, 2016 | By More
Repeated Westport arson attacks alleged

Three arson attacks on the same Westport house are alleged against a man now staying at the Christchurch City Mission.

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