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Teen facing legal high robbery charge stays in custody

June 12, 2014 | By More
Teen facing legal high robbery charge stays in custody

Bail has again been refused for a teenager charged with an armed robbery for synthetic cannabis in the hour before Parliament’s ban on the drug came into force.

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Expert shows court his fake invoice theory

June 11, 2014 | By More
Expert shows court his fake invoice theory

A police computer expert has shown in court how he believes false invoices for earthquake repair work were created by Christchurch landlord Sally Mengtung Ye.

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Rebuild workers’ vehicles targeted to fund addiction

June 11, 2014 | By More
Rebuild workers’ vehicles targeted to fund addiction

A 30-year-old man who targeted rebuild workers’ vehicles while they were parked overnight was sentenced to prison in the Christchurch District Court today.

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Legal high robbery accused granted bail

June 9, 2014 | By More
Legal high robbery accused granted bail

A 30-year-old Avonhead man charged with the armed robbery of a Linwood shop selling synthetic cannabis in the hour before its ban, has been granted release on electronically monitored bail.

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Teen’s sentence: Keep a diary

June 6, 2014 | By More
Teen’s sentence: Keep a diary

A problem teenager has been given a special order by a judge to keep a diary for the next three weeks.

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Police concerns about home detention address

June 5, 2014 | By More
Police concerns about home detention address

A Christchurch District Court sentencing has gone ahead after a delay caused by police concerns about the address where the offender will serve eight months’ home detention.

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Jury accepts defence claim of consent for gay sex

June 4, 2014 | By More
Jury accepts defence claim of consent for gay sex

A jury has accepted that a Christchurch man could have given consent for a gay sex act while suffering from alcohol-induced amnesia.

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Meth dealing charges admitted

June 3, 2014 | By More
Meth dealing charges admitted

An Aranui man has admitted six charges involving dealing in the class A drug methamphetamine last year.

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Insanity finding in Redwood murder case

May 29, 2014 | By More
Insanity finding in Redwood murder case

A 24-year-old Christchurch man believed he was attacking the devil when he fatally stabbed his step-father at their Redwood home last November.

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Gunpoint robbery of Brickworks bar admitted

May 29, 2014 | By More
Gunpoint robbery of Brickworks bar admitted

A 43-year-old man has admitted the gunpoint robbery of the Brickworks Restaurant and Bar three weeks ago.

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