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Arrest after seven months hiding from police

May 15, 2017 | By More
Arrest after seven months hiding from police

A man who has allegedly been on the run from police since October has been arrested on charges of kidnapping, serious assault, and threatening to kill.

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Rifle accidentally fired

May 12, 2017 | By More
Rifle accidentally fired

A Kaiapoi man who accidentally fired a rifle in the carpark of Gun City was left shaken – and so was the owner of the car he shot.

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More charges likely against armed robbery accused

May 11, 2017 | By More
More charges likely against armed robbery accused

Police say more charges are likely against an Ilam man who is now accused of robbing two Canterbury pubs, and a double shooting at Rolleston.

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Jail for retirement home burglary

May 10, 2017 | By More
Jail for retirement home burglary

A 42-year-old woman who stole jewellery from an elderly woman’s unit at a retirement village has been jailed for three years.

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Dairy raider faces long jail term

May 10, 2017 | By More
Dairy raider faces long jail term

A 25-year-old faces serving all of the jail term he gets for an armed dairy raid where the owner and his wife fought back.

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Deer poacher fined $1000

May 9, 2017 | By More
Deer poacher fined $1000

A man caught butchering a stag that had been shot on private property admitted the poaching charge, and was fined in the Christchurch District Court.

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14-year 6-month term for cocaine importation

May 9, 2017 | By More
14-year 6-month term for cocaine importation

Thirty-four-year-old Lee Dixon has begun a 14-year 6-month jail term for importing cocaine that would have been worth up to $2.4 million on the streets, while he was on home detention.

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Driver sentenced for Canterbury leg of chase

May 8, 2017 | By More
Driver sentenced for Canterbury leg of chase

An Invercargill 20-year-old has been given 80 hours of community work for the Canterbury leg of his 720km South Island journey that involved three police pursuits.

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Fraudster in custody ahead of sentencing

April 29, 2017 | By More
Fraudster in custody ahead of sentencing

Convicted fraudster Ann-Marie Kathrine Smith will spend 11 days in custody ahead of her Christchurch District Court sentencing, after failing to appear on Wednesday.

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Trio deny ecstasy importation

April 28, 2017 | By More
Trio deny ecstasy importation

Three foreign visitors have denied involvement in a 5kg drug importation intercepted at Christchurch International Airport three weeks ago.

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