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Police seek car sightings

May 11, 2015 | By More
Police seek car sightings

Police are seeking the public’s help to find a stolen car that is continuing to be used in committing crimes.

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Police seek witnesses to Brighton robberies

May 8, 2015 | By More
Police seek witnesses to Brighton robberies

Canterbury Police are appealing for witnesses to two robberies at the Union Street Dairy in New Brighton on April 4 2015 and on May 6.

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Two arrests after Operation Focus drugs raids

May 1, 2015 | By More
Two arrests after Operation Focus drugs raids

Two men have been arrested after police raids as part of their Operation Focus investigation into drugs crime in Canterbury.

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‘Weather event’ led to crash with runaway horse, court told

April 13, 2015 | By More
‘Weather event’ led to crash with runaway horse, court told

Urban horseman Richard James Hayden has had his long-awaited day in court – and won.

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Homicide inquiry after death at Christchurch Prison

March 31, 2015 | By More
Homicide inquiry after death at Christchurch Prison

Canterbury Police can confirm that the investigation into a serious assault of a sentenced prisoner at Christchurch Men’s Prison on March 25 has been elevated into a homicide investigation.

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Police believe two dairy robberies may be linked

February 3, 2015 | By More
Police believe two dairy robberies may be linked

Canterbury Police are investigating two armed robberies in Aranui that they believe may be linked.

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Canterbury police disappointed by holiday crash toll

December 30, 2014 | By More
Canterbury police disappointed by holiday crash toll

Canterbury Police are disappointed to have seen three serious crashes resulting in fatalities in the past few days in North Canterbury.

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Police safety advice for the festive season

December 24, 2014 | By More
Police safety advice for the festive season

With the official holiday period starting at 4pm today, police are telling people to “think safety” and take simple measures to avoid becoming victims of crime.

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Further attempted murder charge laid against accused gunman

September 23, 2014 | By More
Further attempted murder charge laid against accused gunman

Further charges of attempting to murder another WINZ staff member and of setting a man-trap with intent to injure have now been laid against accused Ashburton gunman Russell John Tully.

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Bomb scare clears Ministry of Education building

September 10, 2014 | By More
Bomb scare clears Ministry of Education building

Police lifted a cordon at 11am after army bomb disposal experts completed an investigation of a suspicious package left outside the Ministry of Education building in Princess Street, Addington.

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