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Man scribbles his way into custody

December 14, 2017 | By More
Man scribbles his way into custody

A 26-year-old facing a lot of burglary and theft charges picked the wrong day to get bored and creative in his holding cell at Christchurch’s sparkly new Justice Precinct.

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Gang involved in commercial extortion

December 13, 2017 | By More
Gang involved in commercial extortion

An unnamed gang has moved into the field of commercial extortion, according to details revealed at a Christchurch District Court sentencing.

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‘God’ gets bail

December 8, 2017 | By More
‘God’ gets bail

“God” is allowed to go home. Judge Moses said so.

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Rest home worker’s toilet selfie admitted

December 7, 2017 | By More
Rest home worker’s toilet selfie admitted

An 18-year-old rest home worker posted a selfie online of a 88-year-old woman resident on the toilet because she “wanted to share her love of work”.

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Girls robbed online dates

December 6, 2017 | By More
Girls robbed online dates

Girls aged 16 and 17 cried and wailed as they were jailed for kidnapping, robbing, and assaulting Christchurch men they met on dating websites.

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Guilty pleas on prison gang attack charges

December 4, 2017 | By More
Guilty pleas on prison gang attack charges

Three men have admitted a prison-yard gang attack that put two rivals in hospital with broken bones.

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Bail refused for having child abuse porn

December 1, 2017 | By More
Bail refused for having child abuse porn

A 61-year-old man has admitted having over 290 images and videos that depict adults having sex with children, and various animals, on his computer.

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Sumner murder trial delay

December 1, 2017 | By More
Sumner murder trial delay

Pre-trial issues have meant a delay for the trial of three people charged with the murder of a man found injured in a Sumner carpark in March.

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Total 31 years jail terms for gang slash attack

November 29, 2017 | By More
Total 31 years jail terms for gang slash attack

Jail terms totalling 31 years 9 months have been imposed on three Bandidos gang associates and the woman who instigated the planned stabbing of man she had been due to marry next day.

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Judges in talks about in-court security cams

November 29, 2017 | By More
Judges in talks about in-court security cams

Christchurch judges are in talks with the Ministry of Justice about in-court video cameras recording all the proceedings at the new Justice and Emergency Services Precinct.

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