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Receiving charges laid in boat burglary case

July 3, 2014 | By More
Receiving charges laid in boat burglary case

Three fresh charges of receiving stolen property have been laid against a man who is already in custody on six charges of burgling boats in Picton.

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Delay for preventive detention decision in double rape case

July 2, 2014 | By More
Delay for preventive detention decision in double rape case

A nine-day delay has been imposed while the Crown considers whether an open-ended term of preventive detention should be sought for a 19-year-old who has admitted two rapes.

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Masseur denies indecent touching of woman client

July 1, 2014 | By More
Masseur denies indecent touching of woman client

A masseur accused of slipping a finger inside a woman’s underpants during a massage session has gone on trial on two charges of indecent assault in the Christchurch District Court.

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Psychological report ordered in prowling case

July 1, 2014 | By More
Psychological report ordered in prowling case

A Northcote man who had admitted charges of prowling around a woman’s property twice, had his sentencing adjourned so that a psychological report could be prepared for the court.

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Stalker with crush threatened to murder his victim

June 27, 2014 | By More
Stalker with crush threatened to murder his victim

After four years of stalking a woman, a 38-year-old man has now been convicted of threatening to abduct her, make her suffer, and then murder her by cutting her throat with a craft knife.

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Diary shows teen getting back on track

June 26, 2014 | By More
Diary shows teen getting back on track

Problem teen Benjamin Thomas Tapper-Norris has got a pat on the back from a judge after finally doing what he’s told for his intensive supervision sentence, and also for keeping a diary.

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Woman to stay in custody on child assault charge

June 25, 2014 | By More
Woman to stay in custody on child assault charge

A woman charged with assault on a child and disorderly behaviour has been denied bail and remanded in custody for a case review hearing.

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Two assault charges against former officer withdrawn

June 24, 2014 | By More
Two assault charges against former officer withdrawn

The police have dropped two assault charges against a former South Canterbury police officer but the third charge still may be heading for a judge-alone trial.

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Truck driver admits fatal collision

June 23, 2014 | By More
Truck driver admits fatal collision

Truck driver John William Herridge has admitted that his careless driving killed a student cyclist in a horrific crash on Lincoln Road.

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Woman charged with assault on child

June 23, 2014 | By More
Woman charged with assault on child

A 58-year-old Christchurch woman has been held in custody while bail is being considered after denying a charge of assaulting a 10-year-old girl. [Updated report]

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