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Apologetic drink-driver pleads guilty

June 13, 2016 | By More
Apologetic drink-driver pleads guilty

A Christchurch man who published his apology for drink-driving has now pleaded guilty to the charge – his fourth conviction for being over the limit.

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Outburst in court as murder accused appears

June 10, 2016 | By More
Outburst in court as murder accused appears

Family of the victim again called out death threats and abuse as the man accused of murdering sex worker Renee Duckmanton appeared at a pre-trial session in the High Court at Christchurch.

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Home detention granted at robbery sentencing

June 9, 2016 | By More
Home detention granted at robbery sentencing

A young mother’s evidence against co-offenders in two dairy robberies has led to a home detention sentence being granted at her Christchurch District Court sentencing.

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Man faces 47 charges

June 8, 2016 | By More
Man faces 47 charges

A 36-year-old man was remanded in custody when he appeared on 47 charges involving sex, kidnapping, violence, and child neglect, dating back as far as 2000.

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‘Role models’ jailed for dairy robberies

June 8, 2016 | By More
‘Role models’ jailed for dairy robberies

Two young men who were seen as role models in their communities have gone to jail for the armed robberies of two dairies.

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Charges over police raid denied

June 7, 2016 | By More
Charges over police raid denied

A man arrested after a dog was shot dead by police during a search warrant raid on premises in Yaldhurst Road has denied all charges.

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Violence and kidnapping admitted

June 3, 2016 | By More
Violence and kidnapping admitted

A handcuffed offender smacked the court room door hard with his elbow when he was remanded in custody for sentence after admitting kidnapping and injuring charges.

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August date for kidnap, bashing trial

June 3, 2016 | By More
August date for kidnap, bashing trial

The trial of 10 men charged with the kidnapping and wounding of a rival gang member has been set for August 22, six months ahead of the date originally proposed.

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Man denies secretly installing camera software

June 2, 2016 | By More
Man denies secretly installing camera software

The defence says it was a “bungled” attempt to help a friend with some software she needed. The police say it was a plan to secretly install a programme that would take intimate videos of her.

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Using forged $100 notes alleged

June 2, 2016 | By More
Using forged $100 notes alleged

A Redwood man faces three charges of using forged $100 notes.

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