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Prison treatment recommendation for sex offender

June 28, 2017 | By More
Prison treatment recommendation for sex offender

A 21-year-old sex offender with “complex psychological needs” has been sent to prison because the treatment options are limited.

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Charges over Queenstown mall melee

June 26, 2017 | By More
Charges over Queenstown mall melee

A 24-year-old Christchurch man must pay $3000 to two rivals he bashed unconscious with one punch each in an all-in New Year brawl at a Queenstown mall.

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Teen car chase accused in custody

June 26, 2017 | By More
Teen car chase accused in custody

A 19-year old man has been remanded in custody after a cross-city police chase at the weekend.

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Victims in short supply for finance co’s offending

June 23, 2017 | By More
Victims in short supply for finance co’s offending

Acute Finance Ltd has been fined for overcharging its consumer finance customers, but the Commerce Commission has not been able to find any victims who want to speak out.

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Suppression lifts on 16-year-old murder accused

June 23, 2017 | By More
Suppression lifts on 16-year-old murder accused

Name suppression has lifted on a 16-year-old youth charged with the murder of a man who was found injured in a carpark at Sumner in March.

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Bail granted to youth after days in police cell

June 22, 2017 | By More
Bail granted to youth after days in police cell

A 14-year-old charged with robbery has been released on supported bail after four days in the Christchurch police cells but two other youths charged with an overnight ram-raid are spending another night in the cells.

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Youth held in ‘barren and desolate’ cell

June 21, 2017 | By More
Youth held in ‘barren and desolate’ cell

A Youth Court judge has gone to the Christchurch Central Police Station to see the “barren and desolate” cell where a 14-year-old charged with robbery has been held for days.

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‘One-man crime wave’ jailed

June 21, 2017 | By More
‘One-man crime wave’ jailed

A “one-man crime wave” who told the court prison had saved his life, was sentenced to two-and-a-half years’ jail for dishonesty charges involving losses of $49,000.

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Burglar struck while police were on tsunami alert

June 20, 2017 | By More
Burglar struck while police were on tsunami alert

Burglar Michael Taui Wetere sprang into action in the hour after the Kaikoura earthquake while police were busy doing tsunami evacuations in Christchurch’s eastern suburbs.

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Bail granted to robbery accused

June 19, 2017 | By More
Bail granted to robbery accused

A 24-year-old labourer has been charged with the aggravated robbery of a woman on Sheldon Street, Woolston, at the weekend.

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