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Fraudster admits forging her own reference

November 11, 2013 | By More
Fraudster admits forging her own reference

A woman who did sex work while on home detention has now admitted forging her own reference letter that was put before a Christchurch District Court sentencing.

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Drug rehab course urged for high risk offender

November 9, 2013 | By More
Drug rehab course urged for high risk offender

A woman assessed as a high risk of reoffending has been urged by a judge to attend a drug rehabilitation programme in the North Island during a jail term imposed for meth dealing.

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Prison recall being considered for convicted predator

November 7, 2013 | By More
Prison recall being considered for convicted predator

Sentencing of convicted on-line predator Cameron Stuart Hore for a breach of parole has been put off for three weeks while the Parole Board considers his recall to prison.

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Woman burglar, arsonist collapses at sentencing

November 6, 2013 | By More
Woman burglar, arsonist collapses at sentencing

A woman sentenced to three years two months prison called out apologies to her family as she was led to the cells, collapsed in the hallway, then sobbed as she was helped to leave court.

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Armed robber admits Sideline bar heist

November 6, 2013 | By More
Armed robber admits Sideline bar heist

Dallas Edwards has admitted that he was one of the masked and armed men who robbed the Sideline Bar in Richmond of $4545.

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Home detention sentence imposed for lying to the police

November 6, 2013 | By More
Home detention sentence imposed for lying to the police

A woman has been granted home detention “for merciful reasons” for her second conviction for perverting the course of justice.

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Home detention likely for threat to policeman

November 5, 2013 | By More
Home detention likely for threat to policeman

Intervention was clearly needed for an Amberley man with an anger problem, a judge said as the 20-year-old faced sentencing for threats to a policeman and his family.

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Red zone offenders ‘must expect jail’

November 4, 2013 | By More
Red zone offenders ‘must expect jail’

A 30-year-old red zone burglar was sentenced to nine months prison and refused home detention in the Christchurch District Court today.

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Shooting charges dropped against two defendants

November 4, 2013 | By More
Shooting charges dropped against two defendants

The Crown has dropped charges against two people arrested over an alleged shooting incident in Hagley Park early on Sunday August 11.

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$8000 damage payment ordered for shooting spree

November 1, 2013 | By More
$8000 damage payment ordered for shooting spree

Two men have paid dearly for their paintball-and-pellet shooting spree across Christchurch, with damage payments totalling almost $8000 ordered at their sentencing.

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