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Girls robbed online dates

December 6, 2017 | By More
Girls robbed online dates

Girls aged 16 and 17 cried and wailed as they were jailed for kidnapping, robbing, and assaulting Christchurch men they met on dating websites.

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Guilty pleas on prison gang attack charges

December 4, 2017 | By More
Guilty pleas on prison gang attack charges

Three men have admitted a prison-yard gang attack that put two rivals in hospital with broken bones.

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Bail refused for having child abuse porn

December 1, 2017 | By More
Bail refused for having child abuse porn

A 61-year-old man has admitted having over 290 images and videos that depict adults having sex with children, and various animals, on his computer.

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Sumner murder trial delay

December 1, 2017 | By More
Sumner murder trial delay

Pre-trial issues have meant a delay for the trial of three people charged with the murder of a man found injured in a Sumner carpark in March.

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Total 31 years jail terms for gang slash attack

November 29, 2017 | By More
Total 31 years jail terms for gang slash attack

Jail terms totalling 31 years 9 months have been imposed on three Bandidos gang associates and the woman who instigated the planned stabbing of man she had been due to marry next day.

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Judges in talks about in-court security cams

November 29, 2017 | By More
Judges in talks about in-court security cams

Christchurch judges are in talks with the Ministry of Justice about in-court video cameras recording all the proceedings at the new Justice and Emergency Services Precinct.

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Former Papanui Club supervisor admits theft

November 27, 2017 | By More
Former Papanui Club supervisor admits theft

A former Papanui Club supervisor has admitted stealing cash and is negotiating a settlement with the club to repay the money.

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Sentencing for dealers of ‘insidious’ drug

November 23, 2017 | By More
Sentencing for dealers of ‘insidious’ drug

A judge told two meth dealers they were part of an “insidious industry” that was wreaking havoc on parts of the community.

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‘Party’ charge denied

November 23, 2017 | By More
‘Party’ charge denied

A woman who allegedly gave teenagers a “safe place to party” in a barn, has pleaded not guilty to allowing premises to be used for the consumption of alcohol.

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Crime spree admitted

November 20, 2017 | By More
Crime spree admitted

A Canterbury man faces a long jail term after admitting 44 charges from a crime spree that ended with a police pursuit in September.

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