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Off duty policeman discharged for assault at soccer match

November 19, 2013 | By More
Off duty policeman discharged for assault at soccer match

A police constable who grabbed a soccer linesman by the throat has been discharged without conviction but was described by a judge as behaving like “the spectator from hell”.

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Police officer admits bribery, indecency charges

November 18, 2013 | By More
Police officer admits bribery, indecency charges

A Christchurch police officer has resigned after admitting indecencies with two women who were alone with him in a patrol car.

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Strip-for-drugs dealer jailed for four years six months

November 14, 2013 | By More
Strip-for-drugs dealer jailed for four years six months

The children of a strip-for-drugs cannabis dealer have left school after being taunted and bullied, the High Court at Christchurch was told as the dealer was jailed for four-and-a-half years.

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‘Shame on you,’ judge tells owner of starving horses

November 13, 2013 | By More
‘Shame on you,’ judge tells owner of starving horses

A horse-owner has been told, “Shame on you,” by a judge for clearly feeding himself while his animals were starving.

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Costs awarded against police

November 13, 2013 | By More
Costs awarded against police

The Commissioner of Police has been ordered to pay $300 costs to a young man because he was summoned to attend an incorrect session at the Christchurch District Court.

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‘Plum sauce burglar’ agrees to custody remand

November 13, 2013 | By More
‘Plum sauce burglar’ agrees to custody remand

Christchurch’s alleged plum sauce burglar has agreed to a remand in custody while he recovers in Christchurch Hospital from the police dog bite wounds he received at the time of his arrest.

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Final drugs ring offender loses last appeal

November 12, 2013 | By More
Final drugs ring offender loses last appeal

The final offender in the Operation Granite drugs conspiracy has lost his last appeal bid and his sentencing has been set for this month, 14 months after his trial in the High Court at Christchurch.

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Armed robbery accused remanded in custody

November 11, 2013 | By More
Armed robbery accused remanded in custody

A 20-year-old man charged with two armed hold-ups of service stations, and a charge of demanding cash with intent to steal it, was remanded in custody at the Christchurch District Court today.

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Custody remand continues for rape accused

November 11, 2013 | By More
Custody remand continues for rape accused

An 18-year-old youth charged with two rapes has been further remanded in custody without plea until Thursday, at a brief appearance by video-link in the Christchurch District Court.

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Driving error in fog caused motorcyclist’s death

November 8, 2013 | By More
Driving error in fog caused motorcyclist’s death

A Swede described as “a highly gifted horsewoman” has been ordered to do 140 hours of community work and pay $2000 to the partner of a motorcyclist she killed through a momentary driving error.

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