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Suppression for policeman’s discharge hearing

January 13, 2014 | By More
Suppression for policeman’s discharge hearing

A judge will give her decision on Friday on whether a discharge without conviction should be granted for a long-serving police officer who has admitted failing to handle $2750 in cash properly. [Updated report.]

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Police and probation block bail bid

January 9, 2014 | By More
Police and probation block bail bid

Police and probation both opposed release on bail for a 21-year-old charged over a high-profile boyracer incident in which a police car was allegedly rammed in Deans Avenue early on Sunday.

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Census refuser has now complied

January 8, 2014 | By More
Census refuser has now complied

A 53-year-old man was in pain after an unsuccessful operation at the time of the census in March and found the form filling “more than he could cope with”, the Christchurch District Court was told.

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Bail bid delayed for boyracer accused

January 7, 2014 | By More
Bail bid delayed for boyracer accused

A bid for release on bail has been delayed for a driver arrested for an alleged high-profile boy-racer incident in Deans Avenue at the weekend.

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Teen received cash from underage sex worker

January 6, 2014 | By More
Teen received cash from underage sex worker

A 17-year-old youth who was caught minding an under-age girl working as a prostitute has been ordered to do 200 hours of community work.

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Fishery case should not set a precedent, says judge

December 21, 2013 | By More
Fishery case should not set a precedent, says judge

A keen Marlborough Sounds fisherman has been let off a charge of unlawfully transporting filleted blue cod through a protected area, but the judge says the case should not set a precedent.

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Home detention for ‘sleazy’ police officer

December 19, 2013 | By More
Home detention for ‘sleazy’ police officer

A victim of corrupt police officer Gordon Stanley Meyer’s sexual behaviour says she felt “trapped, scared, humiliated, embarrassed and betrayed”.

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Jury to continue overnight in Helen Milner trial

December 18, 2013 | By More
Jury to continue overnight in Helen Milner trial

The jury will continue its deliberations on Thursday morning in the trial of Helen Elizabeth Milner, accused of murdering her husband.

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Stolen car dealer to pay full reparations

December 17, 2013 | By More
Stolen car dealer to pay full reparations

Scrap metal yard boss Dean Raymond Crosbie has apologised to the car owners he harmed and has agreed to pay them for their losses totalling $57,034.

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Decision reserved on McGrath extradition bid

December 17, 2013 | By More
Decision reserved on McGrath extradition bid

A judge has reserved her decision on a further extradition hearing for former Catholic brother Bernard Kevin McGrath who faces 252 child sex abuse charges in Australia.

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