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Coast man admits sword robbery

January 29, 2018 | By More
Coast man admits sword robbery

A man who robbed a West Coast petrol station with a samurai sword pleaded guilty to a charge of aggravated robbery in the Christchurch District Court.

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Airport oops leads to jail

January 28, 2018 | By More
Airport oops leads to jail

A 32-year-old man has begun has begun a 20-month jail term after a monumental luggage oops at Christchurch Airport.

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Crooked career choice in question

January 26, 2018 | By More
Crooked career choice in question

A judge told Sean Daniel Browne he was “not the smartest guy”. Might be time for the teenager to rethink his crooked career choice.

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‘A roadmap to crime’

January 25, 2018 | By More
‘A roadmap to crime’

Shaun Francis Whittaker claims he has been “incarcerated in some form” for 27 of his 41 years.

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Man jailed for indecencies after online contact

January 24, 2018 | By More
Man jailed for indecencies after online contact

It began with a 47-year-old man confiscating booze from a 15-year-old girl at a party because she was too young. Months of sexual indecencies followed.

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Businessman admits $750,000 frauds

January 23, 2018 | By More
Businessman admits $750,000 frauds

Canterbury businessman Paul Martin Encell has admitted defrauding $750,000 from the tax department, businesses, and one man who contracted him to build a house.

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Alleged shooter refused bail

January 22, 2018 | By More
Alleged shooter refused bail

Bail was refused for a 58-year-old man charged with shooting a woman in Bryndwr last week, when he applied to be released from custody at the Christchurch District Court today.

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Woman claims she was forced into crime

January 22, 2018 | By More
Woman claims she was forced into crime

A woman says she was forced into crime by her ex-partner’s involvement with the Nomads gang.

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Frying pan allegedly used in bashing

January 18, 2018 | By More
Frying pan allegedly used in bashing

Police allege a woman was strangled and bashed with a frying pan in a domestic assault which has led to a man being refused bail in a hearing at the Christchurch District Court.

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Doctor convicted on indecency charges

January 17, 2018 | By More
Doctor convicted on indecency charges

A 62-year-old Christchurch doctor evitably faces a “lengthy term of imprisonment” after his conviction on unlawful sexual connection and indecently assaulting male patients.

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