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Burglar praised for escaping crime ring

September 12, 2013 | By More
Burglar praised for escaping crime ring

A judge has praised the last of the Operation Wigram burglars to be sentenced, for getting out of the organised crime ring before the police swooped.

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Steroids dealing sentencing delayed

September 11, 2013 | By More
Steroids dealing sentencing delayed

Sentencing for convicted illegal steroids dealer Phillip James Musson has been delayed to October 22, after a difficulty arose shortly before he was due to be dealt with in the Christchurch District Court today.

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Petrol murder case committal delayed

September 11, 2013 | By More
Petrol murder case committal delayed

More time has been granted for preparation of the prosecution case against two men charged with murder arising from an alleged burning petrol attack.

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McGrath extradition may go to Minister

September 10, 2013 | By More
McGrath extradition may go to Minister

Extradition to Australia on hundreds of sex charges for former Catholic brother Bernard Kevin McGrath may need to be considered by the Minister of Justice, after a decision on an appeal to the High Court.

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Yelling in court as gangster jailed over teen’s death

September 10, 2013 | By More
Yelling in court as gangster jailed over teen’s death

Christchurch’s main High Court had to be cleared when yelling broke out as a Mongrel Mobster was jailed for six years nine months over a car chase crash death.

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Man admits burning boy’s face

September 10, 2013 | By More
Man admits burning boy’s face

A Christchurch man has admitted burning the face of his five-year-old son with a fan heater after losing his temper because of a scorch mark on the carpet.

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Threatening woman admits trespass charge

September 10, 2013 | By More
Threatening woman admits trespass charge

A woman with a threatening and often violent reputation has admitted another charge of trespassing at Pioneer Recreation and Sports Centre where she has been banned since July 2012.

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Police drop theft charge against art dealer

September 9, 2013 | By More
Police drop theft charge against art dealer

Police have withdrawn a theft charge against a Christchurch art dealer, saying there was not enough evidence to continue with the prosecution.

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Firearm sought over shooting has been found

September 2, 2013 | By More
Firearm sought over shooting has been found

The firearm allegedly used in a shooting in Hagley Park has been found, and three people charged over the incident were today remanded for a case review before trial on November 4.

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One red zone burglary accused stays in custody

August 30, 2013 | By More
One red zone burglary accused stays in custody

One of three young men charged with a series of burglaries in the residential red zone in Christchurch’s eastern suburbs is staying in custody.

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