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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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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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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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Second man admits sports shop ram raid

April 24, 2017 | By More
Second man admits sports shop ram raid

A second man has admitted a slick ram raid at a Barrington sports store in which $50,000 of merchandise was snatched and $15,000 damage was done.

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Christchurch man charged over shooting, robbery

April 20, 2017 | By More
Christchurch man charged over shooting, robbery

A 23-year-old arrested after a double shooting at Rolleston and the armed robbery of the Hotel Ashburton was remanded in custody at an appearance in the Christchurch District Court this afternoon.

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Not guilty plea in blackmail case

April 14, 2017 | By More
Not guilty plea in blackmail case

Name suppression has lapsed for a 37-year-old New Brighton man who denies a charge of blackmail.

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Eight years’ jail for bat attack on pregnant woman

April 12, 2017 | By More
Eight years’ jail for bat attack on pregnant woman

A man who attacked a woman until he saw a “lifeless unmoving body on the ground” was sentenced to prison for eight years three months.

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Three deny murder charge

April 12, 2017 | By More
Three deny murder charge

Three people have denied the murder of a man who was found injured at Sumner last month, at appearances by video-link in the High Court at Christchurch today.

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Bail granted on courtroom bashing charges

April 11, 2017 | By More
Bail granted on courtroom bashing charges

A man charged with bashing a witness in a High Court hearing on Monday has been allowed bail and released from custody at the Christchurch Court House.

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Punches thrown in High Court

April 10, 2017 | By More
Punches thrown in High Court

Violence erupted during a break at a hearing over a gang home invasion at the main High Court courtroom in Christchurch.

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