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More years in jail for determined burglar

May 24, 2017 | By More
More years in jail for determined burglar

A repeat burglar sentenced to 25 of the last 27 years in jail now faces nearly six more years after his latest sentencing in the Christchurch District Court.

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Bank robber-on-a-bike pleads guilty

May 24, 2017 | By More
Bank robber-on-a-bike pleads guilty

Brent James Atkinson has admitted being Christchurch’s balaclava-wearing robber-on-a-bike.

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Bail again refused over shooting incident

May 23, 2017 | By More
Bail again refused over shooting incident

A third bail application has been refused for a 24-year-old man allegedly shot in the face by the police in an incident in Woolston in February.

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Marcus Tucker murder trial aborted

May 19, 2017 | By More
Marcus Tucker murder trial aborted

The trial of Peter John Carroll for the murder of 36-year-old Marcus Luke Tucker has been aborted after evidence was heard from seven witnesses.

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Murder trial adjourned for the day

May 18, 2017 | By More
Murder trial adjourned for the day

The trial of Peter John Carroll, charged with the April 2016 murder of Marcus Luke Tucker, has been adjourned for the day because of a legal issue.

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Injuring charge admitted

May 17, 2017 | By More
Injuring charge admitted

A 52-year-old man has admitted charges of intentionally injuring and helping to conceal evidence, just ahead of the beginning of his trial in the High Court at Christchurch.

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Husband’s assault ‘destroyed family’

May 15, 2017 | By More
Husband’s assault ‘destroyed family’

A wife said her husband’s attack with a piece of wood destroyed her whole family, and left her with scars for the rest of her life.

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Screwdriver robbery accused stays in custody

May 12, 2017 | By More
Screwdriver robbery accused stays in custody

No bail was sought for a 23-year-old Leeston man who was allegedly caught on camera using a large screwdriver to rob an Islington service station.

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State of the world prompted vandalism spree

May 11, 2017 | By More
State of the world prompted vandalism spree

A man who told police he was depressed about Waitangi Day, Donald Trump, and the world, admitted he and his brother caused over $3000 damage to eight cars and a trailer in February.

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High-flyer’s illegal drugs business ends in jail

May 10, 2017 | By More
High-flyer’s illegal drugs business ends in jail

Joshua Francis Townshend’s high-flying lifestyle has come crashing down.

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