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Fracas after court room jump

October 26, 2017 | By More
Fracas after court room jump

A man was grabbed and subdued amongst the public seating after jumping from inside the dock in Christchurch’s main police court.

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Drugs offered for sale on social media

October 24, 2017 | By More
Drugs offered for sale on social media

A man admits offering cannabis for sale on social media until his New Brighton home was searched in a police raid on the King Cobra gang in August.

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Quake-hit company kept trading through ‘loyalty to staff’

October 21, 2017 | By More
Quake-hit company kept trading through ‘loyalty to staff’

Loyalty to staff in the aftermath of the Christchurch earthquakes eventually led to a knitwear company being liquidated and left the firm’s owner being prosecuted for a $250,000 unpaid tax bill.

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Charges denied by Loburn shooting accused

October 19, 2017 | By More
Charges denied by Loburn shooting accused

A 34-year-old man today faced two fresh charges after being arrested last month for an alleged shooting of a woman at Loburn.

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No sympathy from teenage robber

October 18, 2017 | By More
No sympathy from teenage robber

A teenager says the shop worker he robbed at the Woolston Night n Day store in Ferry Road “must be used to it” by now.

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Teen robber now seen as ‘success story’

October 17, 2017 | By More
Teen robber now seen as ‘success story’

A 14-year-old who terrorised staff in two armed robberies of the same Christchurch petrol station is now being seen as a youth justice success story.

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Custody remand for $17.5m Ponzi schemer

October 11, 2017 | By More
Custody remand for $17.5m Ponzi schemer

Paul Clifford Hibbs is in jail awaiting sentence after admitting running a Ponzi scheme that took $17.5 million – much of it from elderly victims.

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Suppression on Lincoln sexual assault charge

October 10, 2017 | By More
Suppression on Lincoln sexual assault charge

An 18-year-old has been granted name suppression on a charge of assault with intent to commit rape at Lincoln University.

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Lawyer punched at the Court House

October 6, 2017 | By More
Lawyer punched at the Court House

An offender punched a duty lawyer at the Christchurch Court House when he was told he was too drunk to appear in court.

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An ‘execution’ in Methland

October 5, 2017 | By More
An ‘execution’ in Methland

A jury took two-and-a-half hours to reject Peter John Carroll’s account of the death of Marcus Luke Tucker – that the assault with a fearsome metal steering lock was just Tucker being taught a lesson.

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