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Appearance by double-murder accused

September 2, 2014 | By More
Appearance by double-murder accused

Ashburton double murder accused Russell John Tully stood quietly in the dock for an appearance at the Christchurch District Court, a day after being the alleged subject of a day-long manhunt.

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Lies prevented fatal crash prosecution

September 1, 2014 | By More
Lies prevented fatal crash prosecution

Two men who lied to the police after an accident that killed a man were sentenced to home detention in the Christchurch District Court today.

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Remand for restaurant burglary accused

August 29, 2014 | By More
Remand for restaurant burglary accused

A registrar’s remand has been granted to a Christchurch man charged with burglary over an alleged vandalism incident at a container restaurant in Bealey Avenue.

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Rethink for violent offender after month in custody

August 28, 2014 | By More
Rethink for violent offender after month in custody

A month in custody has brought an attitude rethink for violent offender Norton Lindsay Adams but he has still been given a 17-month jail term for his surprise assault on a police officer.

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Suppression clamp at murder sentencing

August 28, 2014 | By More
Suppression clamp at murder sentencing

Almost all details have been suppressed about the victims of Aaron Rhys McDonald and their families, at the sentencing where the 39-year-old was jailed for life for murder with a non-parole term of 21 years.

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Assault accused sliced own neck, trial told

August 26, 2014 | By More
Assault accused sliced own neck, trial told

Assault accused Douglas James Archer cut his own neck with a craft knife when he was approached by police in Linwood Park four days after his mother and stepfather were allegedly attacked.

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Graffiti attack on National billboard admitted

August 26, 2014 | By More
Graffiti attack on National billboard admitted

Spraying graffiti on a National Party billboard and resisting the police who caught him has brought a community work sentence for a 21-year-old Christchurch man.

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Woman alleges she was coerced into sex

August 25, 2014 | By More
Woman alleges she was coerced into sex

A Filipino migrant alleges she was blackmailed into having sex by a man who threatened to reveal naked photos he found on her laptop computer.

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Three in court on drugs charges

August 25, 2014 | By More
Three in court on drugs charges

Two people arrested at Christchurch Airport and a third arrested in a Christchurch property faced drugs-related charges in the Christchurch District Court today.

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Home detention granted after shotgun blasts

August 23, 2014 | By More
Home detention granted after shotgun blasts

Home detention has been granted to a 20-year-old who fired a stolen shotgun four times at a tree in New Brighton’s Rawhiti Domain.

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