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Woman defies man caught creeping around her home

August 12, 2014 | By More
Woman defies man caught creeping around her home

A Northcote woman says she refuses to be “broken” by the man she accuses of stalking her at her home, as he begins a two-year five-month jail term.

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Delay for Linwood murder trial

August 11, 2014 | By More
Delay for Linwood murder trial

The High Court trial has been delayed for 54-year-old Timothy Joseph Foley, charged with the murder of a woman at a house in Linwood in June 2012.

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Repeat petrol money scammer pleads guilty again

August 8, 2014 | By More
Repeat petrol money scammer pleads guilty again

A repeat petrol money scammer has admitted 10 more charges of causing a loss by deception and has apologised to his victims.

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March date set for Jesse Ryder injury trial

August 8, 2014 | By More
March date set for Jesse Ryder injury trial

A trial date in March 2015 has been set for the man charged with injuring cricket international Jesse Ryder in an incident in Merivale, Christchurch – almost two years after the charge was laid.

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Bail refused for methamphetamine accused

August 7, 2014 | By More
Bail refused for methamphetamine accused

Electronically monitored bail has been refused for a man alleged to be a motorcycle gang member charged with possession of methamphetamine for supply after a police swoop in Woodend, North Canterbury, last month.

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Jail term ‘sweet as’ says convicted meth dealer

August 7, 2014 | By More
Jail term ‘sweet as’ says convicted meth dealer

A convicted methamphetamine dealer seemed pleased with the five-year three-month jail term he got at his Christchurch District Court sentencing.

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Elderly man stood up to robbers

August 6, 2014 | By More
Elderly man stood up to robbers

A 72-year-old man bravely stuck up for himself during a home invasion robbery by a sex worker and two male associates.

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Meth supplied to teen before dog cruelty

August 6, 2014 | By More
Meth supplied to teen before dog cruelty

A 17-year-old was taking methamphetamine supplied by his mother’s partner the night he cut the throat of the family dog.

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Driver in shotgun incident gets community work

August 4, 2014 | By More
Driver in shotgun incident gets community work

A 38-year-old who drove two men away from the area after one of them allegedly fired four shotgun blasts into a tree at Rawhiti Domain, New Brighton, has been ordered to do community work.

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Violent offender facing four protection orders, and prison

August 4, 2014 | By More
Violent offender facing four protection orders, and prison

Four women now have protection orders out against Robert James McAllister who has begun a jail term for assaulting two of them.

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