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Crash victims critical of police prosecution

July 25, 2016 | By More
Crash victims critical of police prosecution

A couple are disappointed with police handling of the prosecution of a septic tank truck driver who veered across the road and knocked them off their motorcycle causing serious injuries.

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Shooting victim heads off arrest warrant

July 22, 2016 | By More
Shooting victim heads off arrest warrant

A man shot in the thigh in an unexplained incident in Christchurch last week has now made a voluntary appearance at court, heading off an arrest warrant that was issued for him on Tuesday.

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No flying convictions for drone pilot

July 22, 2016 | By More
No flying convictions for drone pilot

North Canterbury drone pilot Simon Roy Reeve has avoided convictions for flying his aircraft at Pines Beach without authorisation when he was taking airborne footage of fire-fighting operations.

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Jury trial ahead over Otira bus crash

July 21, 2016 | By More
Jury trial ahead over Otira bus crash

A mechanic facing a serious charge over a New Year tourist bus crash on the Otira Gorge has pleaded not guilty and elected trial by jury.

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Woman who committed stabbing will stay in care

July 21, 2016 | By More
Woman who committed stabbing will stay in care

A woman will stay in supervised care under the intellectual disability legislation for two years after she was found unfit to stand trial for an Akaroa knife attack.

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Heavy fine for black market middleman

July 20, 2016 | By More
Heavy fine for black market middleman

A Christchurch judge has sent an expensive signal to people who get involved with black market seafood.

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Shooting victim now faces arrest warrant

July 19, 2016 | By More
Shooting victim now faces arrest warrant

A man shot in the thigh in a mysterious incident in Christchurch last week has now had an arrest warrant signalled after he failed to turn up at court on his own firearm charges.

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Professional man faces more indecency charges

July 19, 2016 | By More
Professional man faces more indecency charges

Two more indecency charges have been laid against a Christchurch professional man who denied three similar charges at a court appearance last month.

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Pub armed robber jailed

July 15, 2016 | By More
Pub armed robber jailed

Pub armed robber Anthony Reihana has been jailed for seven years six months.

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Deported offender made arson threat

July 14, 2016 | By More
Deported offender made arson threat

A New Zealand sex offender sent back from Australia after serving jail time has been fined for threatening to burn down the Probation Service’s Christchurch offices.

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