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Mental health concerns for hostel burglar

January 29, 2018 | By More
Mental health concerns for hostel burglar

A repeated backpacker hostel raider has gone to jail for a third time, with probation wondering whether mental health treatment is needed.

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Teen’s ‘Grinch’ burglary

January 29, 2018 | By More
Teen’s ‘Grinch’ burglary

A Christmas present was among the items 17-year-old Pierre Tawhi stole in a Christmas Day burglary.

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Victim of sex offending tells of suicide attempts

January 27, 2018 | By More
Victim of sex offending tells of suicide attempts

An under-age girl has repeatedly tried to commit suicide after becoming the victim of 43-year-old Michael Francis Goodwin’s sex offending.

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Tears as first offender jailed for drugs raid

January 25, 2018 | By More
Tears as first offender jailed for drugs raid

A 24-year-old first offender wiped away tears as he was jailed for a meth-fuelled home invasion and drugs robbery in which the victim was bashed and tied.

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Con-man admits another $91,000 rip-off

January 24, 2018 | By More
Con-man admits another $91,000 rip-off

An inveterate Christchurch con-man has admitted 60 charges of ripping off an elderly man who had won a Lotto prize of more than $100,000.

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Teen robber had $2000-a-day meth habit

January 24, 2018 | By More
Teen robber had $2000-a-day meth habit

An 18-year-old had a $2000-a-day meth habit when he did the armed robbery that has put him in jail for three years eight months, the Christchurch District Court was told.

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Custody remand on attempted murder charge

January 23, 2018 | By More
Custody remand on attempted murder charge

A woman charged with attempted murder after the alleged stabbing of a man at a house in Riccarton on Monday has been remanded in custody at the Christchurch District Court.

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Arrest in 14-month-old bank robbery case

January 22, 2018 | By More
Arrest in 14-month-old bank robbery case

Bail has been granted to a 31-year-old man with an armed bank robbery committed in Upper Riccarton 14 months ago.

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Power grinder threat during domestic violence

January 19, 2018 | By More
Power grinder threat during domestic violence

A man threatened to rip off a woman’s face with a power grinder he had plugged in in her bedroom during nine nightmare days of domestic violence, the Christchurch District Court was told.

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Christchurch woman admits online cheating

January 17, 2018 | By More
Christchurch woman admits online cheating

An online cheat is in custody awaiting sentencing after admitting a total of 19 charges.

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