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Judge finds that man imported 6kg of cocaine

February 23, 2017 | By More
Judge finds that man imported 6kg of cocaine

A judge has ruled that a Christchurch man imported 6kg of the class A drug cocaine into New Zealand.

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Woman thought mail thefts were ‘funny’

February 22, 2017 | By More
Woman thought mail thefts were ‘funny’

An unemployed 34-year-old Christchurch woman has been granted name suppression after admitting stealing mail from 104 letterboxes across Canterbury.

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Adrenaline charge dropped

February 22, 2017 | By More
Adrenaline charge dropped

Police have dropped a Medicines Act charge involving adrenaline against a Christchurch first aider.

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Crime spree guilty pleas

February 21, 2017 | By More
Crime spree guilty pleas

David Ronald Cribb’s drug-fuelled victimisation of Halswell residents has ended in spectacular fashion with 43 guilty pleas at the Christchurch District Court.

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Victims of office theft repaid by firm

February 20, 2017 | By More
Victims of office theft repaid by firm

Perpetual Guardian says none of its clients have been left out-of-pocket after thefts by a former client manager at its Christchurch branch.

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Prison stabbing sentencing deferred

February 18, 2017 | By More
Prison stabbing sentencing deferred

The sentencing of a man who used a home-made knife in a frenzied attack on another inmate at Christchurch Men’s Prison was deferred for three months in the Christchurch District Court.

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Second person admits restaurant burglary

February 17, 2017 | By More
Second person admits restaurant burglary

A second person has admitted their part in the burglary of Cortado’s Restaurant on Somerfield Street in Beckenham, just across the road from the Sydenham police station.

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Adam Kearns admits drugged-driving death

February 16, 2017 | By More
Adam Kearns admits drugged-driving death

The son of jailed “Black Widow” murderess Helen Milner has admitted a charge of causing a death while driving with evidence of methamphetamine use in his blood.

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Jail for choker hold that led to riverside manslaughter

February 16, 2017 | By More
Jail for choker hold that led to riverside manslaughter

A man who put Simon Mark Prue in a choker hold after Prue had verbally abused him and kicked his bike, was jailed for nearly five years on a manslaughter charge.

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Pellet-gun street robbery denied

February 14, 2017 | By More
Pellet-gun street robbery denied

A teenager is denying the pellet-gun street robbery of four people.

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