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Inmates admit rampage at prison

February 9, 2017 | By More
Inmates admit rampage at prison

Two men with violent histories have admitted causing $6000 damage in the Christchurch Men’s prison, after they refused to go back to their medium-high security cell during a lock-down period.

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Ten more sex charges against businessman

February 9, 2017 | By More
Ten more sex charges against businessman

A 61-year-old company director has pleaded not guilty to three sex charges, on the same day that police have laid 10 more charges.

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Suppression lifts on Alexandra indecency accused

February 7, 2017 | By More
Suppression lifts on Alexandra indecency accused

Name suppression has lapsed for a Woodend man charged with indecently assaulting a girl at an Alexandra school holiday programme in January.

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Test on white powder sinks drugs case

February 2, 2017 | By More
Test on white powder sinks drugs case

Police have dropped a drugs charge against a Hornby man who has always maintained the white powder they found on him was a sports supplement.

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Community work for thefts by speedway official

January 30, 2017 | By More
Community work for thefts by speedway official

Westport’s Sunset Speedway has been repaid all the $6638 that its voluntary treasurer stole over four months last year.

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Robbery-on-a-bike accused remanded in custody

January 27, 2017 | By More
Robbery-on-a-bike accused remanded in custody

Bail was refused for a 47-year-old man charged with the armed robbery of two Christchurch Kiwibank branches in six days.

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Woman admits meth has ‘wrecked’ her life

January 27, 2017 | By More
Woman admits meth has ‘wrecked’ her life

A 25-year-old Rangiora woman beginning a 21-month jail term has admitted that methamphetamine has wrecked her life.

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‘Perfect citizen’ goes to jail

January 25, 2017 | By More
‘Perfect citizen’ goes to jail

A judge was told that when he is not running on methamphetamine, Charlie Ross Chestnut is “a perfect citizen”.

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Fraud marriage broker denied flight for sentencing

January 25, 2017 | By More
Fraud marriage broker denied flight for sentencing

A scam marriage broker’s efforts to return to Christchurch for sentencing for fraud have been scuppered by immigration which has refused to let her fly in from Australia.

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Police arrest two for burglary ‘in the hood’

January 24, 2017 | By More
Police arrest two for burglary ‘in the hood’

Two people charged with the burglary of a restaurant across the road from the Sydenham Police
Station have been remanded in custody at the Christchurch District Court.

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