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Alleged knife attacker told of concerns, witnesses say

September 17, 2014 | By More
Alleged knife attacker told of concerns, witnesses say

Witnesses have told of Jason William Baker expressing concern about something he had done around the time of a raid that the Crown says was a fatal attempt at a drug robbery in Rangiora last year.

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Trial told of car sightings after Rangiora killing

September 16, 2014 | By More
Trial told of car sightings after Rangiora killing

Evidence suggested a murder accused drove around the streets apparently looking for someone and then driving erratically in a car that was eventually abandoned along Christchurch’s Northern Motorway.

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Bike gang member admits meth-for-supply charge

September 12, 2014 | By More
Bike gang member admits meth-for-supply charge

The Crown is seeking forfeiture of $2258 in cash found in the possession of a motorcycle gang member who has now admitted a methamphetamine charge.

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Murder trial set for April

September 12, 2014 | By More
Murder trial set for April

A two-week trial beginning April 13 has been set for a Christchurch woman charged with the murder of 30-year-old Cory James Protos.

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Convicted sex offender continues his denials

September 10, 2014 | By More
Convicted sex offender continues his denials

A Christchurch man has begun a 12-year 9-month jail term still maintaining his innocence on 20 child sex offences against two victims.

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Repeat robbery victim ‘philosophical’

September 10, 2014 | By More
Repeat robbery victim ‘philosophical’

A woman dairy owner has been forgiving and philosophical about being the victim of a teenage armed robber.

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Gang-pad assault charge dropped

September 9, 2014 | By More
Gang-pad assault charge dropped

Police won’t proceed with a prosecution against a man charged with an alleged bashing at a gang pad in Papanui.

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Armed robbery charge dropped

September 8, 2014 | By More
Armed robbery charge dropped

A robbery charge has been dropped against a 63-year-old man who was accused of being part of an armed raid on the Brickworks Restaurant and Bar which netted $26,000.

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Judge refuses image-ban in Ashburton shooting case

September 5, 2014 | By More
Judge refuses image-ban in Ashburton shooting case

A judge has a refused an order that would stop media continuing to use images of Ashburton double-murder accused Russell John Tully.

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Woman prosecuted for bringing in threatened plants

September 4, 2014 | By More
Woman prosecuted for bringing in threatened plants

A Chinese woman who brought two threatened plants into Christchurch airport in her luggage has been remanded for sentencing in what may be the first case of its type.

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