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Bogus gynaecologist jailed for ‘examination’

July 19, 2017 | By More
Bogus gynaecologist jailed for ‘examination’

A homeless man who told a 19-year-old woman he was a specialist gynaecologist has been jailed for four years one month for the “examination” that took place next.

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Gang trial accused was ‘shocked by violence’

July 18, 2017 | By More
Gang trial accused was ‘shocked by violence’

A man who went with Bandidos gang associates to the scene of a multiple stabbing had been “shocked and surprised” when the bloody violence erupted, the defence said at the trial of two Christchurch men.

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Jail for receiving stolen war medals

July 17, 2017 | By More
Jail for receiving stolen war medals

A man who said he “did not know the significance” of the stolen war medals he received and tried to sell has been sentenced to 12 months’ prison.

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Burglar admits setting club on fire

July 14, 2017 | By More
Burglar admits setting club on fire

A burglar has admitted setting fire to the St Albans-Shirley Club – causing $96,000 damage – apparently in an effort to cover his tracks.

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Drugs robber still denies responsibility for death

July 14, 2017 | By More
Drugs robber still denies responsibility for death

A 29-year-old father-of-two has been jailed for four-and-a-half years still not accepting that he caused the drowning death of Arran Gairns when he was threatened and chased during a drugs robbery.

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March date for Christmas day murder trial

July 14, 2017 | By More
March date for Christmas day murder trial

A murder trial for a 22-year-old Christchurch woman charged with stabbing a man to death on Christmas Day has been set for March 2018.

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Prison bashing victim continued to offend

July 13, 2017 | By More
Prison bashing victim continued to offend

Even a brutal broomstick bashing by another prisoner has not been the incentive that Michael Scott Holdem needed to stop his criminal offending.

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Child abuse porn offender stays in the community

July 12, 2017 | By More
Child abuse porn offender stays in the community

A judge has kept a 24-year-old child abuse pornography offender out of prison after learning of his struggles with Asperger’s syndrome.

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Partner killed over ‘trust issues’

July 11, 2017 | By More
Partner killed over ‘trust issues’

A 22-year-old mother-of-three assaulted and then strangled her short-term partner with a computer cord over what she said were “trust issues”, the High Court was told when she admitted manslaughter today.

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Bedroom confusion defence accepted

July 5, 2017 | By More
Bedroom confusion defence accepted

A jury has accepted that a man’s drunken bedroom confusion led to his arrest for indecent assault, but he has been fined $250 for punching the boyfriend of the woman he was accused of groping.

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