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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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Convicted fraudster shows up

April 27, 2017 | By More
Convicted fraudster shows up

Convicted fraudster Ann-Marie Kathrine Smith has made an appearance at the Christchurch District Court office a day after a warrant was issued for her arrest because of a sentencing no-show.

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Teen captured by public during robbery attempt

April 27, 2017 | By More
Teen captured by public during robbery attempt

A teenager who was captured while attempting to rob the Campus Corner Dairy in Upper Riccarton has been jailed for one year ten months.

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Bogus social worker jailed for sex offending

April 27, 2017 | By More
Bogus social worker jailed for sex offending

A man who posed as a social worker to groom a group of teenage runaways and then indecently assaulted one of the boys as he slept has been jailed for two years.

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Teen on false complaint charge

April 26, 2017 | By More
Teen on false complaint charge

A teenager who allegedly told the police she had been abducted for sex was charged with making a false statement, in the Christchurch District Court.

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Arrest warrant issued for absent fraudster

April 26, 2017 | By More
Arrest warrant issued for absent fraudster

An arrest warrant has been issued for fraudster Ann-Marie Kathrine Smith who was in Christchurch Hospital when she was due at court to be sentenced and to repay her victims.

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22-year-old admits cheating woman out of $75,000

April 23, 2017 | By More
22-year-old admits cheating woman out of $75,000

A 22-year-old has admitted manipulating and deceiving an older woman into giving her over $75,000, and then spending the money on clothing, makeup, alcohol, concerts, accommodation, and flights.

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Hung jury in drug and rape trial

April 19, 2017 | By More
Hung jury in drug and rape trial

A jury has been unable to reach agreement in the seven-day trial of a 31-year-old meth dealer charged with stupefying and raping a woman on the West Coast in 2014.

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