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Home detention terms for ‘zombie drug’ importation

November 1, 2017 | By More
Home detention terms for ‘zombie drug’ importation

Two men who imported a batch of “ultra-potent zombie drug” to make synthetic cannabis, will be allowed to serve sentences on home detention.

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Man admits third police pursuit

October 30, 2017 | By More
Man admits third police pursuit

A 33-year-old man has admitted what police say is his third police pursuit, after a 20-minute high speed chase across the city.

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Teen admits street robbery

October 30, 2017 | By More
Teen admits street robbery

A teenager who admitted taking part in an armed street robbery has avoided being given a first-strike warning because he is too young.

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Drink-driver jailed for repeat offending

October 30, 2017 | By More
Drink-driver jailed for repeat offending

A man who worked for an organisation that ran courses “Empowering positive change” has begun his second jail term, for his sixth drink-driving conviction.

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Indecencies on 13-year-old after online grooming

October 29, 2017 | By More
Indecencies on 13-year-old after online grooming

A 36-year-old man who committed indecencies with a 13-year-old girl he had groomed online and by text messages has been jailed for two years three months.

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Not guilty plea on Avonhead murder charge

October 27, 2017 | By More
Not guilty plea on Avonhead murder charge

An 19-year-old woman has pleaded not guilty to the murder of the mother of a three-year-old at a party in Avonhead in August.

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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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