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Judge can’t add to lifer’s jail term

March 9, 2017 | By More
Judge can’t add to lifer’s jail term

Two men are not being made to pay for the $6000 damage they did in the Christchurch Men’s prison after they refused to go back to their cell during a lock-down period.

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Mob member admits police assault

March 9, 2017 | By More
Mob member admits police assault

A Mongrel Mob member has admitted punching a policeman three times, and breaking his glasses, in an incident during a traffic stop Cheviot, North Canterbury, in March last year.

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Victim ‘not happy’ with trial outcome

March 9, 2017 | By More
Victim ‘not happy’ with trial outcome

The bicycle-wheel thief whose leg was broken when he was run down by his victim in central Christchurch believes the driver should now be facing jail time.

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Theft victim drove car into offender, Crown alleges

March 7, 2017 | By More
Theft victim drove car into offender, Crown alleges

A Christchurch man has told a jury he had no idea he had driven his car into the man who had just stolen the wheel of his bicycle, breaking his leg.

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Delay for Justice and Emergency Service project

March 5, 2017 | By More
Delay for Justice and Emergency Service project

Completion of Christchurch’s $300 million Justice and Emergency Services precinct has been delayed for months, with the centre now not expected to open for business until late this year.

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Bail refused for fleeing burglary accused

March 4, 2017 | By More
Bail refused for fleeing burglary accused

Bail was refused for a 32-year-old man arrested after a pursuit in which a car was allegedly driven through properties and crashed through fences.

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Taxi driver convicted of indecently touching passenger

March 2, 2017 | By More
Taxi driver convicted of indecently touching passenger

A Christchurch taxi driver faces possible loss of his New Zealand residency after being convicted on two charges of indecently assaulting a teenage woman passenger.

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Court appearance after Rebels MC raids

March 2, 2017 | By More
Court appearance after Rebels MC raids

A man arrested in police raids on Rebels MC gang premises at the end of a 10-month investigation has been remanded on bail at the Christchurch District Court.

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Jail for ‘dumb’ burglary

February 27, 2017 | By More
Jail for ‘dumb’ burglary

Graeme Richard Brand’s “pretty dumb burglary” has brought him a 13-month jail sentence.

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Former girlfriend stabbed in throat

February 26, 2017 | By More
Former girlfriend stabbed in throat

A 68-year-old man has admitted stabbing a former girlfriend in the throat, and leaving her alone to call an ambulance.

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