Archive for April, 2017

Fraudster in custody ahead of sentencing

April 29, 2017 | By More
Fraudster in custody ahead of sentencing

Convicted fraudster Ann-Marie Kathrine Smith will spend 11 days in custody ahead of her Christchurch District Court sentencing, after failing to appear on Wednesday.

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Trio deny ecstasy importation

April 28, 2017 | By More
Trio deny ecstasy importation

Three foreign visitors have denied involvement in a 5kg drug importation intercepted at Christchurch International Airport three weeks ago.

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Jail looms for young robbers, judge warns

April 28, 2017 | By More
Jail looms for young robbers, judge warns

A youth offender will serve an adult jail sentence for two armed raids on the Woolston Night and Day store, after a judge sent a public message about the repeated robberies.

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Convicted fraudster shows up

April 27, 2017 | By More
Convicted fraudster shows up

Convicted fraudster Ann-Marie Kathrine Smith has made an appearance at the Christchurch District Court office a day after a warrant was issued for her arrest because of a sentencing no-show.

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Teen captured by public during robbery attempt

April 27, 2017 | By More
Teen captured by public during robbery attempt

A teenager who was captured while attempting to rob the Campus Corner Dairy in Upper Riccarton has been jailed for one year ten months.

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16 years’ jail for long term abuse of woman

April 27, 2017 | By More
16 years’ jail for long term abuse of woman

A man left his sentencing grinning and clapping after being jailed for 16 years on 17 charges including rape, injuring, and assaulting an Italian woman.

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Bogus social worker jailed for sex offending

April 27, 2017 | By More
Bogus social worker jailed for sex offending

A man who posed as a social worker to groom a group of teenage runaways and then indecently assaulted one of the boys as he slept has been jailed for two years.

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Family to monitor sex offender with dementia

April 27, 2017 | By More
Family to monitor sex offender with dementia

An elderly migrant accused of three indecencies in public will be monitored constantly by family members to prevent a fourth incident.

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Teen on false complaint charge

April 26, 2017 | By More
Teen on false complaint charge

A teenager who allegedly told the police she had been abducted for sex was charged with making a false statement, in the Christchurch District Court.

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High risk offender jailed for ESO breaches

April 26, 2017 | By More
High risk offender jailed for ESO breaches

A high risk sex offender has been jailed for his 20th and 21st breaches of his extended supervision order.

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