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Custody remand on abduction charge

September 21, 2018 | By More
Custody remand on abduction charge

A 27-year-old Avonhead man has been remanded in custody charged with an attack on a woman in an early morning incident in Ilam.

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Police decide against more serious charge in baby death case

September 21, 2018 | By More
Police decide against more serious charge in baby death case

Police have decided against laying a more serious charge after a baby died a year after an alleged bashing.

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Agent gets home detention for $150,000 fraud

September 20, 2018 | By More
Agent gets home detention for $150,000 fraud

Home detention has been granted to a real estate agent who admitted a $149,094 fraud charge related to the Izone development in Rolleston.

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Courts closed by staff strike

September 19, 2018 | By More
Courts closed by staff strike

Christchurch’s Justice Precinct was closed for the morning on Wednesday with court staff walking off the job for a two-hour strike in support of a wage claim.

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Woman admits robbery of elderly couple

September 17, 2018 | By More
Woman admits robbery of elderly couple

A 39-year-old woman has admitted the robbery of an elderly Papanui couple, in which police allege garden secateurs were used as a weapon.

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Computer company was ‘vehicle for fraud’

September 17, 2018 | By More
Computer company was ‘vehicle for fraud’

A property deal in Java is all that stands between a Christchurch GST fraudster and a jail term.

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Home detention for drink-driver who struck pedestrian

September 14, 2018 | By More
Home detention for drink-driver who struck pedestrian

A drink-driver who hit a man walking on the footpath in Cambridge Terrace, then left the scene, was sentenced to seven months’ home detention and ordered to pay $7500 to the victim, in the Christchurch District Court.

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Counselling continues for teen who admitted ‘terror’ plans

September 14, 2018 | By More
Counselling continues for teen who admitted ‘terror’ plans

Instruction visits to mosques will continue for months for a Christchurch teen who admitted plotting an ISIS-style terrorist attack last year.

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Teacher denies 18 child sex abuse charges

September 13, 2018 | By More
Teacher denies 18 child sex abuse charges

A Christchurch pre-school teacher in his 60s has pleaded not guilty to 18 child sex abuse charges in the Christchurch District Court.

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Man ‘just snapped’ before bashing elderly mother

September 12, 2018 | By More
Man ‘just snapped’ before bashing elderly mother

A man “just snapped” before he bashed his 74-year-old mother on the head four or five times with a saucepan and a frying pan.

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