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Arrest warrants: Luana Margaret Wooton

September 25, 2013 | By More
Arrest warrants: Luana Margaret Wooton

Christchurch police are asking for public help to find Luana Margaret Wooton, pictured, who has warrants out for her arrest.

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Police investigate sex attack in woman’s home

September 24, 2013 | By More
Police investigate sex attack in woman’s home

Christchurch police are investigating an alleged sexual assault by an intruder in a woman’s home in Sockburn about 10.50am on Tuesday, September 24.

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Cat victim of Nazi prank

September 17, 2013 | By More
Cat victim of Nazi prank

Christchurch police are asking if anyone has information about a Burnside couple’s cat, Turbo, being shaved and then having a swastika drawn on it with a Vivid marker.

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No-nonsense approach by visiting judge

September 17, 2013 | By More
No-nonsense approach by visiting judge

A judge visiting from Dunedin, District Court Judge Stephen Coyle, set out a no-nonsense approach to the sentences he was imposing in one of Christchurch’s police courts.

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Police begin murder inquiry at Rangiora

September 14, 2013 | By More
Police begin murder inquiry at Rangiora

Updated Report: Police have begun a homicide investigation following the death of a man at a White Street address in Rangiora.

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Judge’s semantics protest

September 12, 2013 | By More
Judge’s semantics protest

“I am meant to say ‘foreperson’ because that is what the Act says, but I am sorry, I just can’t bring myself to do it.”

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Police seek offender in Hornby robbery

August 16, 2013 | By More
Police seek offender in Hornby robbery

Christchurch Police are appealing for information about a man who robbed a Hornby dairy at knife-point.

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Drug importation alleged

August 10, 2013 | By More
Drug importation alleged

August 23, 2013:  Remand appearance on bail for a 37-year-old woman child care worker, whose name is suppressed, charged with importing a class A drug, methamphetamine, which Customs had intercepted on its way in to New Zealand from South Africa.  

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Paintball assaults and damage across Christchurch

June 10, 2013 | By More
Paintball assaults and damage across Christchurch

Christchurch Police are appealing for public help to identify anyone who may have been the target of a paintball or airgun pellet attack.

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Hornby Service Station hold-up

June 9, 2013 | By More
Hornby Service Station hold-up

Police are looked for a man armed with a pistol who held up the Caltex Service Station on the Main South Road at Hornby, early on Sunday June 9.

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