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Two deny prison riot charges

February 27, 2017 | By More
Two deny prison riot charges

Two inmates have pleaded not guilty to a charge of rioting in the Christchurch Men’s Prison in November.

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Community work for charity box theft

February 26, 2017 | By More
Community work for charity box theft

Community work has been imposed on a teenager who stole a Cure Kids charity box from a central Christchurch hotel and spent the money on food at McDonalds.

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Date set for doctor’s trial

February 24, 2017 | By More
Date set for doctor’s trial

A new charge was laid in court today against Dr Rakesh Chawdhry, who then pleaded not guilty to two charges of indecent assaults on male clients.

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Knife-point robbery of book shop admitted

February 23, 2017 | By More
Knife-point robbery of book shop admitted

A St Albans man has admitted the remarkable $42 armed robbery of a second-hand bookshop, but disputes the facts about the knife-point hold-up.

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Online predator jailed for six years

February 22, 2017 | By More
Online predator jailed for six years

Online sex predator Christopher Lance Keenan has gone to jail for six years after admitting offences involving seven girl victims – the youngest just 13.

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Suppression continues over Ellesmere police raid

February 21, 2017 | By More
Suppression continues over Ellesmere police raid

Interim name suppression was continued in the Christchurch District Court for a person with drugs and firearms charges, and who is a family member of a high-profile businessman who died a few years ago.

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Scam accused back in court

February 20, 2017 | By More
Scam accused back in court

A Hei Hei man already facing trial on fraud charges has been arrested again on five more similar charges.

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Staff member ripped off elderly clients

February 17, 2017 | By More
Staff member ripped off elderly clients

A 44-year-old man has apologised to everyone as he begins a home detention term for ripping off elderly clients at the estate management company where he worked.

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Scuffle in court as pizza robbery accused appears

February 17, 2017 | By More
Scuffle in court as pizza robbery accused appears

A man charged with the violent armed robbery of a pizza outlet on Monday night abused the judge and scuffled with police escort staff at his court appearance.

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Hammer-wielding dairy robber jailed

February 16, 2017 | By More
Hammer-wielding dairy robber jailed

A 21-year-old Aranui man has been jailed for four years after admitting being the disguised, hammer-wielding robber who was bravely tackled by a dairy employee.

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