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Shoplifter admits grab-and-run raids

August 16, 2018 | By More
Shoplifter admits grab-and-run raids

A woman who shoplifted a swimming pool has admitted 24 charges and is due for sentencing in November in the Christchurch District Court.

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Scammer returns to organised crime

August 15, 2018 | By More
Scammer returns to organised crime

A member of the group scamming elderly victims two years ago has now begun a fresh jail term for organised shoplifting and bank card frauds.

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$3009 bill for sports field vandalism

August 15, 2018 | By More
$3009 bill for sports field vandalism

A 39-year-old man faces a $3009 damage bill after skidding donuts round the Hornby Rugby League Club’s Leslie Park and ripping up the playing surface.

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Knife attacker ‘frustrated’ at not killing victim

August 15, 2018 | By More
Knife attacker ‘frustrated’ at not killing victim

A woman who stabbed her partner in the chest told police she was frustrated that her attempt to kill him had failed.

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Robbery victim fined for tobacco breach

August 11, 2018 | By More
Robbery victim fined for tobacco breach

A Riccarton dairy owner has taken two big financial hits in two months – one from a robbery by three young men, and now fines for selling tobacco to an underage girl in a sting operation.

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Fraud in wine export certificates admitted

August 9, 2018 | By More
Fraud in wine export certificates admitted

An Auckland woman who has admitted her role in falsifying wine export applications is opposing suppression for the five wineries involved.

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Repeat child porn offender jailed

August 8, 2018 | By More
Repeat child porn offender jailed

A 34-year-old repeat offender has been jailed for 25 months for having nearly 30,000 child sex abuse videos and images on his computer system.

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A year after ‘terror’ plot, teen is getting educated

August 8, 2018 | By More
A year after ‘terror’ plot, teen is getting educated

A teenager who once plotted an ISIS-style terrorist attack in Christchurch has now clocked up his first 12 NCEA credits.

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Five girls allege sexual assaults

August 7, 2018 | By More
Five girls allege sexual assaults

Five women will give evidence alleging child sex abuse by a 51-year-old man who has gone on trial in the Christchurch District Court.

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Man admits causing serious injuries

August 6, 2018 | By More
Man admits causing serious injuries

A man who seriously assaulted both a work-mate and his partner in separate incidents, pleaded guilty to two charges of intentionally injuring his victims, at the Christchurch District Court.

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