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Seven face rioting charges

November 16, 2017 | By More
Seven face rioting charges

Seven men charged with rioting outside Burger King in Belfast where they allegedly attacked a person were remanded to appear in the Christchurch District Court on December 7.

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Arrests over meth shipment from Mexico

November 15, 2017 | By More
Arrests over meth shipment from Mexico

Two men arrested for importing methamphetamine with a total potential street value of $50 million have been granted name suppression at the Christchurch District Court.

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Revenge robbery admitted

November 14, 2017 | By More
Revenge robbery admitted

Two women have admitted a robbery conspiracy after they sent a gang member to an ex’s address to steal items.

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Manslaughter verdict on toddler’s death

November 13, 2017 | By More
Manslaughter verdict on toddler’s death

A 21-year-old woman has been found guilty of manslaughter over the death of a toddler in her care, on the 11th day of a trial in the High Court at Christchurch.

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Complainants’ evidence suppressed in doctor trial

November 13, 2017 | By More
Complainants’ evidence suppressed in doctor trial

Evidence from 14 men alleging indecencies by a Christchurch doctor has been suppressed until later in the three-week Christchurch District Court trial.

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Murder trial jury to continue on Monday

November 10, 2017 | By More
Murder trial jury to continue on Monday

After about six hours of deliberations, the jury in the trial of a babysitter charged with the murder of a toddler has retired for the weekend and will reconvene in the High Court at Christchurch on Monday.

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Not guilty plea on West Coast murder charge

November 10, 2017 | By More
Not guilty plea on West Coast murder charge

George Sean Warren has pleaded not guilty to the murder of a West Coast woman on October 22, at a video-link appearance in the High Court at Christchurch.

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Red zone chase driver gets home detention

November 9, 2017 | By More
Red zone chase driver gets home detention

Andrew Shaw’s desperate dash through the red zone after a building site burglary has drawn a five-month home detention sentence.

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Street basher blames victim for broken bones

November 7, 2017 | By More
Street basher blames victim for broken bones

An Aranui man claimed the victim of a bus stop bashing may have got broken bones because he was a beneficiary and may have had brittle bones through poor nutrition.

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Bruising could have come from hospital procedures – expert

November 7, 2017 | By More
Bruising could have come from hospital procedures – expert

A defence expert witness at a murder trial believed it was possible that some of the injuries on a one-year-old baby could have been caused by procedures at the hospital.

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