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‘Cleaner’ jailed for organised crime involvement

June 3, 2018 | By More
‘Cleaner’ jailed for organised crime involvement

A 34-year-old man who “cleaned” some of the electronic gear allegedly stolen by a crime ring involved in 55 burglaries has been jailed for 17 months.

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Custody remand after alleged police dog attack

June 1, 2018 | By More
Custody remand after alleged police dog attack

No bail application was made for a 29-year old man charged with wounding a police dog in an overnight incident at Kaiapoi.

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Arrest warrant pending in unlicensed building case

May 31, 2018 | By More
Arrest warrant pending in unlicensed building case

An arrest warrant will be issued in a week for an Otago man who faces a series of charges of doing unlicensed building or inspection work in Christchurch.

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Child sex abuse claims rejected by jury

May 30, 2018 | By More
Child sex abuse claims rejected by jury

A jury has thrown out all 18 child sex abuse charges against a West Coast man who had been blackmailed by two of his three accusers.

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Guilty verdict in tinny house robbery trial

May 25, 2018 | By More
Guilty verdict in tinny house robbery trial

After a short retirement, a jury convicted Rory Manuel of the armed robbery of a tinny house in which a man was shot in the neck.

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Conspiracy, revenge and lies claim at abuse trial

May 24, 2018 | By More
Conspiracy, revenge and lies claim at abuse trial

A jury will have to decide whether conspiracy, revenge, and lies has led to a 45-year-old man being put on trial for child sex abuse offending.

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Jail for property commission frauds

May 23, 2018 | By More
Jail for property commission frauds

Property consultant Stephen Rolf Gubb has been jailed for two years nine months for commission frauds on deals relating to the Izone development in Rolleston.

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Travellers had meth hidden in their bodies

May 22, 2018 | By More
Travellers had meth hidden in their bodies

A woman who arranged for two travellers to fly into New Zealand from Hawaii with more than $200,000 of methamphetamine hidden internally has been jailed for three years six months.

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Preventive detention to be considered after rape verdicts

May 18, 2018 | By More
Preventive detention to be considered after rape verdicts

The Crown is asking for an open-ended preventive term to be considered for Luke James Henry, after a jury convicted him on charges of kidnapping, choking, and raping a woman.

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Life parolee recalled to prison

May 18, 2018 | By More
Life parolee recalled to prison

Convicted murderer Dean Raymond Purdy has been remanded in custody on charges of breaching his life parole and possession of cannabis, after two weeks on the run from police.

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