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Businessman admits $750,000 frauds

January 23, 2018 | By More
Businessman admits $750,000 frauds

Canterbury businessman Paul Martin Encell has admitted defrauding $750,000 from the tax department, businesses, and one man who contracted him to build a house.

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Alleged shooter refused bail

January 22, 2018 | By More
Alleged shooter refused bail

Bail was refused for a 58-year-old man charged with shooting a woman in Bryndwr last week, when he applied to be released from custody at the Christchurch District Court today.

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Woman claims she was forced into crime

January 22, 2018 | By More
Woman claims she was forced into crime

A woman says she was forced into crime by her ex-partner’s involvement with the Nomads gang.

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Frying pan allegedly used in bashing

January 18, 2018 | By More
Frying pan allegedly used in bashing

Police allege a woman was strangled and bashed with a frying pan in a domestic assault which has led to a man being refused bail in a hearing at the Christchurch District Court.

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Doctor convicted on indecency charges

January 17, 2018 | By More
Doctor convicted on indecency charges

A 62-year-old Christchurch doctor evitably faces a “lengthy term of imprisonment” after his conviction on unlawful sexual connection and indecently assaulting male patients.

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Wall art at hostel leads to arrest

January 16, 2018 | By More
Wall art at hostel leads to arrest

A 35-year-old man’s “beautification” efforts at a Christchurch backpacker hostel were not appreciated. The repair bill is $500.

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Man in custody on medal burglary charge

January 11, 2018 | By More
Man in custody on medal burglary charge

A man alleged to have stolen a priceless and historic war medal in the burglary of a Redwood house, faced a total of 15 charges when he appeared in the Christchurch District Court today.

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Community-based sentence for theft from club

December 22, 2017 | By More
Community-based sentence for theft from club

A supervisor who took money from the Papanui Club was sentenced to community work, supervision, and ordered to pay reparation, at her sentencing in the Christchurch District Court.

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Denial on meth importation charge

December 18, 2017 | By More
Denial on meth importation charge

A second man has denied a charge of importing methamphetamine from Mexico in an airfreight consignment of safety lights.

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Five-year term for baby’s manslaughter

December 15, 2017 | By More
Five-year term for baby’s manslaughter

Babysitter Shayal Upashna Sami has been jailed for five years for the manslaughter of a toddler in her care.

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