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Convicted thief must declare assets

May 10, 2017 | By More
Convicted thief must declare assets

A woman has five days to declare all her assets – including any she may have disposed of – ahead of a sentencing next month on charges of stealing $133,000 from a Christchurch rebuild firm.

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Young driver admits causing three deaths

May 9, 2017 | By More
Young driver admits causing three deaths

A 14-year-old unlicensed driver has admitted causing the deaths of three teenagers through his dangerous driving near Leeston on Boxing Day.

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Fraudster’s victims will be repaid

May 9, 2017 | By More
Fraudster’s victims will be repaid

The victims of convicted fraudster Ann-Marie Kathrine Smith will get their money back, but her sentencing has been delayed another month.

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Man admits attack on High Court witness

May 9, 2017 | By More
Man admits attack on High Court witness

A man who attacked a witness who had just given evidence against his stepfather in the Christchurch High Court has been remanded on bail for sentencing after admitting three charges.

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Custody remand for arson accused

May 8, 2017 | By More
Custody remand for arson accused

A woman charged with setting fire to the Christchurch flat she lived in, has been remanded in custody so she can find a suitable address for bail.

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Jail looms for young robbers, judge warns

April 28, 2017 | By More
Jail looms for young robbers, judge warns

A youth offender will serve an adult jail sentence for two armed raids on the Woolston Night and Day store, after a judge sent a public message about the repeated robberies.

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16 years’ jail for long term abuse of woman

April 27, 2017 | By More
16 years’ jail for long term abuse of woman

A man left his sentencing grinning and clapping after being jailed for 16 years on 17 charges including rape, injuring, and assaulting an Italian woman.

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Family to monitor sex offender with dementia

April 27, 2017 | By More
Family to monitor sex offender with dementia

An elderly migrant accused of three indecencies in public will be monitored constantly by family members to prevent a fourth incident.

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High risk offender jailed for ESO breaches

April 26, 2017 | By More
High risk offender jailed for ESO breaches

A high risk sex offender has been jailed for his 20th and 21st breaches of his extended supervision order.

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Second man admits sports shop ram raid

April 24, 2017 | By More
Second man admits sports shop ram raid

A second man has admitted a slick ram raid at a Barrington sports store in which $50,000 of merchandise was snatched and $15,000 damage was done.

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