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Passenger in boy racer incident pleads guilty

January 27, 2014 | By More
Passenger in boy racer incident pleads guilty

A passenger in a car allegedly involved in a boy racer incident which ended in a police car being rammed in Deans Avenue pleaded guilty to five charges in the Christchurch District Court today.

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Police allege dog’s throat was cut

January 27, 2014 | By More
Police allege dog’s throat was cut

Bail has been granted to a Linwood teenager accused of ill-treating a dog by cutting its throat.

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Young offender admits Akaroa mini crime spree

January 23, 2014 | By More
Young offender admits Akaroa mini crime spree

A Russian orphan already described by a judge in 2012 as enjoying the reputation of being the leading youth car thief in Christchurch, pleaded guilty to five charges after a mini crime spree in Akaroa.

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Attacker says he’s now getting on with victim

January 20, 2014 | By More
Attacker says he’s now getting on with victim

A man who whacked another person over the head with a chair in the Amberley library in June, told the Christchurch District Court that he was now getting on with his victim.

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More pressure on red-zone raiders

January 15, 2014 | By More
More pressure on red-zone raiders

Technology and judges are joining forces to combat burglaries in red-zone areas.

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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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