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Fraudster has two weeks to get money for victims

April 12, 2017 | By More
Fraudster has two weeks to get money for victims

A fraudster has been given two weeks to come up with the $3750 she conned out of two victims, or face a possible jail sentence.

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Marylands abuse victim sentenced for violation

April 12, 2017 | By More
Marylands abuse victim sentenced for violation

A man who endured more than a decade of childhood sexual abuse at Marylands special school has been granted home detention after admitting a drunken sexual violation.

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Marriage scammer to stay in Australia for sentencing

April 11, 2017 | By More
Marriage scammer to stay in Australia for sentencing

For the second time, Immigration New Zealand has stymied the sentencing of a marriage scam fraudster by refusing her entry into the country.

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Alleged shooting victim gets more time for court appearance

April 11, 2017 | By More
Alleged shooting victim gets more time for court appearance

Police were refused an arrest warrant when a man allegedly shot in a gang incident on March 30 failed to appear on other charges at the Christchurch District Court today because of his injuries.

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Date rape drug used by meth dealer, Crown claims

April 10, 2017 | By More
Date rape drug used by meth dealer, Crown claims

The Crown alleges the date rape drug GHB may have been used on a woman by her meth dealer before he raped her in her Greymouth home.

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Drugs and cash evidence of large scale dealing

April 8, 2017 | By More
Drugs and cash evidence of large scale dealing

Cash and drugs worth about half a million dollars were found in a Christchurch police swoop, the Crown said as a 44-year-old pleaded guilty.

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Three in court for airport drugs bust

April 7, 2017 | By More
Three in court for airport drugs bust

Two men from Russia and a Ukrainian woman have been charged after authorities allegedly found 5kg of MDMA – commonly known as ecstasy – in a suitcase at Christchurch International Airport.

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Trial date set over baby’s death

April 7, 2017 | By More
Trial date set over baby’s death

October 30 has been set for the trial of a 20-year-old woman accused of murdering a one-year-old baby more than two years ago.

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Sex offender abused four girls while on ESO

April 6, 2017 | By More
Sex offender abused four girls while on ESO

It “defied belief” that a sex offender was able to gain access to four more young victims while living under a extended supervision order, said the Crown as it sought preventive detention for a 64-year-old.

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Lawyer’s trial to resume in May

April 6, 2017 | By More
Lawyer’s trial to resume in May

The trial of Christchurch lawyer Steven Welch Rollo has been adjourned part-heard to be continued at further sessions before a visiting judge in May.

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