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Bail granted to Rangiora drugs accused

September 27, 2013 | By More
Bail granted to Rangiora drugs accused

Bail has been granted to a Rangiora man three days after his arrest on drugs charges.

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Home detention sentence breached for sex work

September 26, 2013 | By More
Home detention sentence breached for sex work

A woman who was doing sex work at a brothel in Christchurch while she was on home detention and wearing the required electronic bracelet has been jailed for two years six months.

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Bus driver robbery admitted

September 26, 2013 | By More
Bus driver robbery admitted

A Somerfield man has admitted robbing a bus driver of about $200 cash in a late night incident on August 30.

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Remand in custody on drugs-for-supply charges

September 25, 2013 | By More
Remand in custody on drugs-for-supply charges

No bail was sought for a Rangiora man charged with possession of drugs for supply, when he appeared in the Christchurch District Court.

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Crown case criticised in closing addresses

September 24, 2013 | By More
Crown case criticised in closing addresses

Counsel for two robbery accused say the Crown has not proved beyond doubt that they were the men with masks and firearms who held up a Christchurch bar, but the Crown says its circumstantial case against them is strong.

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Teen took parked digger

September 23, 2013 | By More
Teen took parked digger

A teenager has narrowly avoided a long remand in custody after admitting taking a parked excavator and drink-driving in it.

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$426,000 ‘damage spree’ in red zone admitted

September 23, 2013 | By More
$426,000 ‘damage spree’ in red zone admitted

Two young men have admitted breaking into residential red zone properties and causing damage worth more than $426,000.

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Police call assault sentence ‘inadequate’

September 19, 2013 | By More
Police call assault sentence ‘inadequate’

A sentence imposed on a man with a history of repeated attacks on the police has been criticised by the police as “manifestly inadequate”.

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Man to defend charges over stolen vehicles

September 19, 2013 | By More
Man to defend charges over stolen vehicles

A man facing charges over an alleged stolen car “chop shop” has indicated he will plead not guilty.

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‘Pillow case burglar’ goes to jail

September 19, 2013 | By More
‘Pillow case burglar’ goes to jail

Christchurch’s “pillow case” burglar has been jailed for five years for a series of raids on quake-abandoned houses.

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