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No reparation order for 22 house raids

September 26, 2013 | By More
No reparation order for 22 house raids

Twenty-two Christchurch households won’t get any money back from the burglar who raided them to pay for his drug habit.

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One found guilty in bar robbery trial

September 25, 2013 | By More
One found guilty in bar robbery trial

A jury has found Dallas Edwards guilty of the armed robbery of the Sideline bar but his friend who was found with a pistol and a balaclava three weeks later has walked free.

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Jury begins deliberations in bar robbery trial

September 25, 2013 | By More
Jury begins deliberations in bar robbery trial

A jury retired at 11.05am to consider its verdicts in the Christchurch District Court trial of two men alleged to be the armed robbers who were wearing balaclavas as they raided the Sideline sports bar.

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Third red zone raider admits charges

September 24, 2013 | By More
Third red zone raider admits charges

The third young man who raided and smashed residential red zone properties in the east of Christchurch pleaded guilty to twelve charges today.

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Police dog ensures witness’ attendance at trial

September 23, 2013 | By More
Police dog ensures witness’ attendance at trial

An armed robbery trial witness appeared at court bloodied and bandaged after a police dog had ensured he would attend at the Christchurch Court House.

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Man admits park indecencies

September 23, 2013 | By More
Man admits park indecencies

A 63-year-old man admitted to police that he occasionally masturbated in Hansen Park in Opawa but didn’t mean to offend anyone.

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Home detention for nine-time drink-driver

September 20, 2013 | By More
Home detention for nine-time drink-driver

A Woodend man has been given a home detention sentence for his ninth drink-driving conviction, but he has lost his licence and his car.

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Court of Appeal returns to Christchurch

September 20, 2013 | By More
Court of Appeal returns to Christchurch

The Court of Appeal will shortly sit at the Christchurch Court House for the first time since the September 2010 earthquake.

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Trial hears of robbery victims’ ‘resistance’

September 19, 2013 | By More
Trial hears of robbery victims’ ‘resistance’

Small episodes of bravery and resistance among bar patrons and staff in the face of masked and armed raiders emerged from the evidence in the Sideline Bar robbery trial.

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Custody remand for second Rangiora murder accused

September 18, 2013 | By More
Custody remand for second Rangiora murder accused

A 39-year-old man has been remanded in custody to the High Court on a charge of murdering Rangiora man Tony John Lochhead on Friday.

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