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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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Persistent teen hustler lands himself in court

August 1, 2014 | By More
Persistent teen hustler lands himself in court

An overly persistent teen hustler has ended up in court after frightening a woman he approached outside The Palms shopping centre.

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Bail refused for stabbing accused

July 31, 2014 | By More
Bail refused for stabbing accused

Twenty-four-year-old Sonja Russell was denied bail when she appeared in court today facing a charge relating to a stabbing in Phillipstown.

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Prison successes detailed at drug dealer’s sentencing

July 31, 2014 | By More
Prison successes detailed at drug dealer’s sentencing

A chronic methamphetamine user and dealer has been given a reduced sentence because of the extraordinary work and study he has done during 13 months in prison on remand.

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Man jailed for ‘unsophisticated’ armed robbery

July 30, 2014 | By More
Man jailed for ‘unsophisticated’ armed robbery

Wesley Winfield Barnett’s $26,000 armed robbery of the Brickworks Restaurant was not seen as a sophisticated affair.

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