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Custody remand on attempted murder charge

January 23, 2018 | By More
Custody remand on attempted murder charge

A woman charged with attempted murder after the alleged stabbing of a man at a house in Riccarton on Monday has been remanded in custody at the Christchurch District Court.

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Arrest in 14-month-old bank robbery case

January 22, 2018 | By More
Arrest in 14-month-old bank robbery case

Bail has been granted to a 31-year-old man with an armed bank robbery committed in Upper Riccarton 14 months ago.

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Power grinder threat during domestic violence

January 19, 2018 | By More
Power grinder threat during domestic violence

A man threatened to rip off a woman’s face with a power grinder he had plugged in in her bedroom during nine nightmare days of domestic violence, the Christchurch District Court was told.

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Christchurch woman admits online cheating

January 17, 2018 | By More
Christchurch woman admits online cheating

An online cheat is in custody awaiting sentencing after admitting a total of 19 charges.

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Cannabis ‘researcher’ avoids jail term

January 16, 2018 | By More
Cannabis ‘researcher’ avoids jail term

A drug “researcher” whose suburban growing operation could have produced an estimated $109,000 of cannabis a year has avoided a jail term at his Christchurch District Court sentencing.

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Hefty driving ban for third police pursuit

January 15, 2018 | By More
Hefty driving ban for third police pursuit

A Kaiapoi man can’t drive again until 2021 after leading police on his third pursuit, after his sentencing in the Christchurch District Court today.

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Painful carpark encounter

January 9, 2018 | By More
Painful carpark encounter

The driver was 80 years old. The victim was aged 70. The crash was an odd, low velocity affair.

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Custody remand on pitchfork assault charge

December 19, 2017 | By More
Custody remand on pitchfork assault charge

A Burnham man has been charged with assaulting a woman by using a pitchfork as a weapon.

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‘Vigilante justice’ warning from judge

December 15, 2017 | By More
‘Vigilante justice’ warning from judge

A judge issued a warning about “vigilante justice” after two brothers from a small migrant community admitted kidnapping and assault charges over a schoolyard bullying incident.

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Extra sentence for high risk offender

December 15, 2017 | By More
Extra sentence for high risk offender

A 54-year-old man still assessed as a high risk of violent and sexual offending after doing the Kia Marama programme twice, has been sent back to jail for another long term.

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