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Custody remand on stabbing charges

April 25, 2016 | By More
Custody remand on stabbing charges

A Northcote man is being held in custody on charges of stabbing two men in an incident in New Brighton overnight.

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High level drink-driver jailed for a year

April 22, 2016 | By More
High level drink-driver jailed for a year

Eleven-time drink-driver Raymond George Gilchrist who crashed into a truck last week when he had 1623mcg of alcohol to a litre of breath has been jailed for a year.

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Home detention for issuing fake warrants of fitness

April 22, 2016 | By More
Home detention for issuing fake warrants of fitness

A former mechanic put on home detention for issuing illegal warrants of fitness has assured the Christchurch District Court that all the vehicles underwent proper inspections.

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Insanity finding after strange incident

April 22, 2016 | By More
Insanity finding after strange incident

A man arrested after he tried to hit a police dog, poke its eyes, and break its legs, has been found not guilty of four charges on grounds of insanity.

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Bike thief cops the wrong judge

April 22, 2016 | By More
Bike thief cops the wrong judge

A 26-year-old man was unlucky that a no-nonsense visiting judge in the Christchurch District Court knew him well from the court in New Plymouth.

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59 dishonesty charges denied

April 21, 2016 | By More
59 dishonesty charges denied

A 50-year-old Redwood man denies 59 charges of obtaining money by deception from an 82-year-old pensioner who allegedly provided him with “cash loans” totalling $90,790.

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West Coast man photographed his cannabis harvest

April 20, 2016 | By More
West Coast man photographed his cannabis harvest

A West Coast man has agreed to hand over part of his property next to the Buller River, as well as his jetboat, trailer, and Harley-Davidson motorcycle after cannabis convictions.

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Bail refused for youth facing murder charge

April 19, 2016 | By More
Bail refused for youth facing murder charge

An application for release on electronically monitored bail has been refused for a 17-year-old youth charged with the murder of an 87-year-old man in Upper Riccarton last August.

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Judge sees incident as ‘domestic terrorism’

April 18, 2016 | By More
Judge sees incident as ‘domestic terrorism’

A Christchurch man has been jailed for two years ten months for an incident the judge described as “domestic terrorism”.

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Police on notice over alleged scammer prosecution

April 18, 2016 | By More
Police on notice over alleged scammer prosecution

Police have been put on notice to make faster progress in their prosecution of one of the people charged over a series of bank card scams involving elderly victims.

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