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Custody remand for two armed robberies

October 10, 2018 | By More
Custody remand for two armed robberies

A 23-year-old involved in the armed robbery of two shops is in custody and facing a jail term when he is sentenced in December.

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Siblings agree to pay for parking building damage

October 9, 2018 | By More
Siblings agree to pay for parking building damage

An Aranui brother and sister who damaged a barrier arm and ticket dispenser in a Wilson’s Car Park have been told they need to learn to control their tempers.

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Reprieve for dog that mauled seal

October 5, 2018 | By More
Reprieve for dog that mauled seal

A Wainoni man has been discharged without conviction for a dog’s attack that meant a fur seal savaged on New Brighton beach had to be euthanised.

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Suppression lapses for stabbing murder accused

October 5, 2018 | By More
Suppression lapses for stabbing murder accused

Name suppression has lapsed on a 52-year-old Upper Riccarton man accused of the stabbing murder of his ex-partner, who was killed in an incident in Ilam Road on September 15.

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Electronic bail refused for Woodend murder accused

October 4, 2018 | By More
Electronic bail refused for Woodend murder accused

Electronically monitored bail has been refused for the teenager charged with the murder of Oliver Johnston, whose body was found on a Woodend property in early July.

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Jail for hours of domestic violence

October 3, 2018 | By More
Jail for hours of domestic violence

James Graham Body made his partner cook him a meal, made her watch him eat it, and then smashed the plate in front of her when he was finished.

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Murder parolee recalled to prison

October 2, 2018 | By More
Murder parolee recalled to prison

A murder life parolee has been recalled to prison until at least next March for using drugs.

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Businessman admits sex assaults on girls

October 2, 2018 | By More
Businessman admits sex assaults on girls

A Christchurch businessman who preyed sexually on teenage girls – including Child, Youth, and Family runaways – has admitted 12 charges just as his jury trial was due to begin.

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Former mob boss in custody on dog illtreatment charge

September 27, 2018 | By More
Former mob boss in custody on dog illtreatment charge

The former present of the Mongrel Mob’s Aotearoa chapter, Joseph “Junior” Wiringi, is in custody awaiting sentencing for cruel ill-treatment of a six-month-old puppy and threatening police with a garden spade.

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Kidnapping, sexual assaults alleged

September 27, 2018 | By More
Kidnapping, sexual assaults alleged

A Richmond man has been remanded in custody on charges of kidnapping two women and sexual assault.

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