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Woman breaks down giving murder trial evidence

September 26, 2017 | By More
Woman breaks down giving murder trial evidence

A woman went to pieces as she told the Marcus Luke Tucker murder trial of the sound of her friend screaming for help during the fatal bashing in her bedroom.

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Two accused of rape of drunk teen

September 25, 2017 | By More
Two accused of rape of drunk teen

Two men have gone on trial for the alleged rape and sexual violation of a drunk 17-year-old girl at New Brighton in December 2013.

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Mistaken identity behind murder, Crown alleges

September 25, 2017 | By More
Mistaken identity behind murder, Crown alleges

The murder of Marcus Luke Tucker was a case of mistaken identity, the Crown alleged at the start of the trial of Peter John Carroll in the High Court at Christchurch.

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All Blacks’ security man faces $225,000 tax bill

September 24, 2017 | By More
All Blacks’ security man faces $225,000 tax bill

A Christchurch security consultant who did work for the All Blacks has had to sell his home to pay a court order for $225,000 unpaid taxes – about two thirds of what he owes.

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Denials of organised crime charges

September 20, 2017 | By More
Denials of organised crime charges

Police allege six people were involved in an organised criminal group carrying out Christchurch burglaries, and have laid about 100 charges.

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Damage to sports fields denied

September 19, 2017 | By More
Damage to sports fields denied

A St Albans man denies damaging a soccer field and training areas by driving a car over them at Burnside Park.

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List of customers found in synthetic cannabis raid

September 19, 2017 | By More
List of customers found in synthetic cannabis raid

Police found a list of customers when they made a synthetic cannabis raid on a Yaldhurst Road house.

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In-home carer shook baby girl

September 14, 2017 | By More
In-home carer shook baby girl

A paid in-home carer who shook a five-month-old baby girl twice – possibly causing permanent brain injuries – has been granted home detention at her Christchurch District Court sentencing.

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Burglar told: ‘Open your heart’

September 14, 2017 | By More
Burglar told: ‘Open your heart’

A judge has told a burglar who was caught on camera by a householder to “open your heart” ahead of his Christchurch District Court sentencing in November.

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Scribe gets to court, pleads not guilty

September 8, 2017 | By More
Scribe gets to court, pleads not guilty

Hip-hop artist and rapper Scribe has made a voluntary appearance at the Christchurch District Court, two days after an arrest warrant was issued for his no-show.

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