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Woman’s community work effort was a fake

May 25, 2017 | By More
Woman’s community work effort was a fake

A Christchurch woman’s “better effort” at doing her community work was an illusion – she had someone else doing it in her place.

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Armed robber gets a hug from woman victim

May 24, 2017 | By More
Armed robber gets a hug from woman victim

The woman victim of a “mindless” secondhand bookshop robbery hugged the knife-wielding robber after meeting him before his sentencing and hearing his face-to-face apology.

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Man tried to sell stolen war medals

May 23, 2017 | By More
Man tried to sell stolen war medals

An unemployed Christchurch man tried to sell stolen war medals worth $2000 at a pawn shop.

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North Canterbury man criticised over sexual encounters

May 22, 2017 | By More
North Canterbury man criticised over sexual encounters

A judge has criticised the actions of a North Canterbury businessman, but has acquitted him of two charges alleging the sexual violation of an intellectually disabled man.

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Judge slams ‘woeful’ rehab resourcing

May 19, 2017 | By More
Judge slams ‘woeful’ rehab resourcing

A judge has slammed Canterbury’s inadequate resourcing for drug and alcohol assessments, when a report was declined for a 17-year-old who appeared before her for sentencing in the Christchurch District Court.

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Crystal clear robbery pics bring guilty pleas

May 18, 2017 | By More
Crystal clear robbery pics bring guilty pleas

A man clearly caught on security camera doing a service station robbery has pleaded guilty just a week later.

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Tsunami looter jailed for three years

May 17, 2017 | By More
Tsunami looter jailed for three years

A man who looted a family’s home in New Brighton during a tsunami alert evacuation has met his victims and apologised.

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Man admits rape of drunk teenager

May 17, 2017 | By More
Man admits rape of drunk teenager

A 22-year-old has admitted raping a drunk 15-year-old girl in the bushes of a property in Linwood, after she got off a bus and became separated from her friends.

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Violent pizza shop robbery charge dropped

May 16, 2017 | By More
Violent pizza shop robbery charge dropped

Police have had to drop the charge against a man they accused of the violent robbery of a Bishopdale pizza shop after his alibi checked out.

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Arrest after seven months hiding from police

May 15, 2017 | By More
Arrest after seven months hiding from police

A man who has allegedly been on the run from police since October has been arrested on charges of kidnapping, serious assault, and threatening to kill.

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