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Arrest warrant issued for gang figure

August 10, 2016 | By More
Arrest warrant issued for gang figure

An arrest warrant has been issued for a man said to be a senior Head Hunters gang figure after he failed to appear at the Christchurch District Court today.

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Third offender admits scamming elderly victims

August 9, 2016 | By More
Third offender admits scamming elderly victims

A third person has admitted a role in a crime ring that scammed elderly victims out of their bank cards and then drained tens of thousands of dollars from their bank accounts.

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Man admits shining laser pointer at two aircraft

August 8, 2016 | By More
Man admits shining laser pointer at two aircraft

A 39-year-old man has admitted causing unnecessary danger by shining a laser light at two aircraft.

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Rangiora lawyer takes up judge role

August 5, 2016 | By More
Rangiora lawyer takes up judge role

Rangiora lawyer John Brandts-Giesen has been sworn in as a District Court Judge in a ceremony at the Christchurch Court House.

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Bail refused in deception case

August 4, 2016 | By More
Bail refused in deception case

Electronically monitored bail has been refused for a second time for a 50-year-old Redwood man who is charged with obtaining nearly $93,000 by deception.

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Bail bid delayed for shooting accused

August 4, 2016 | By More
Bail bid delayed for shooting accused

A bid for bail for a 36-year-old man charged with a shooting at Yaldhurst last month has been delayed for three weeks.

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Custody remand on shooting charge

August 2, 2016 | By More
Custody remand on shooting charge

An Oxford man has been remanded in custody on a charge relating to a shooting at a Yaldhurst property last month.

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Heroin charges admitted by couple

August 1, 2016 | By More
Heroin charges admitted by couple

A couple have admitted unusual charges relating to the manufacture and sale of heroin at an address in Wilsons Road in Waltham.

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Recruitment consultant ripped off foreign workers

July 29, 2016 | By More
Recruitment consultant ripped off foreign workers

A Christchurch recruitment consultant has admitted ripping off mostly foreign workers for more than $20,000 and gambling away the money.

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Defence wants to reassess sex attack risk reports

July 28, 2016 | By More
Defence wants to reassess sex attack risk reports

Consideration of preventive detention for a repeat sex attacker who was once a New Zealand representative wrestler has been delayed while the defence checks on assessments of the continuing risk he may pose.

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