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Tyre slashing accused given psychiatric assessment

January 15, 2014 | By More
Tyre slashing accused given psychiatric assessment

A man charged with slashing the tyres of 13 cars parked near the Christchurch Public Hospital on January 15 has been given a psychiatric assessment at court before being granted bail.

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Rangiora man denies street robbery

January 13, 2014 | By More
Rangiora man denies street robbery

A 26-year-old man denies being involved and says he will defend a charge of street robbery relating to an incident in the inner city early on Saturday morning.

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Woman admits $173,000 thefts from employer

January 7, 2014 | By More
Woman admits $173,000 thefts from employer

A 27-year-old mother admitted writing 86 cheques to herself, friends, and businesses worth over $173,000 on her employer’s account, in the Christchurch District Court today.

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Group raided Bishopdale homes

December 18, 2013 | By More
Group raided Bishopdale homes

The leader of a group that planned and carried out house burglaries in Bishopdale has admitted seven charges.

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Staff member admits thefts from charitable trust

December 18, 2013 | By More
Staff member admits thefts from charitable trust

A 42-year-old woman has admitted arranging extra payments of her salary to her account, and using a credit card belonging to Fertility New Zealand Ltd for her own purchases.

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Man denies ‘petrol scam’ offences

December 13, 2013 | By More
Man denies ‘petrol scam’ offences

A man accused of carrying out 10 “petrol scam” offences is denying the charges and has been remanded on bail for a case review hearing in February.

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Judge concerned about effects of second-strike sentence

December 12, 2013 | By More
Judge concerned about effects of second-strike sentence

A judge has expressed concern about a repeat sex offender’s prospect of being released from prison without support or supervision because of the three-strikes system.

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Violent home invasion admitted

December 9, 2013 | By More
Violent home invasion admitted

A 22-year-old man who pleaded guilty to a burglary with a weapon and an assault with a weapon will be sentenced on March 24.

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Guilty pleas over petrol threat incident

December 9, 2013 | By More
Guilty pleas over petrol threat incident

A man who was tackled by a policeman who prevented him from setting himself alight has admitted two charges at the Christchurch District Court.

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Excavator taken as a dare

December 9, 2013 | By More
Excavator taken as a dare

An 18-year-old drunk-driver who used a pair of scissors to start an excavator for a dare has been told by a judge that he needs to “grow up”.

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