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No sympathy from teenage robber

October 18, 2017 | By More
No sympathy from teenage robber

A teenager says the shop worker he robbed at the Woolston Night n Day store in Ferry Road “must be used to it” by now.

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Teen robber now seen as ‘success story’

October 17, 2017 | By More
Teen robber now seen as ‘success story’

A 14-year-old who terrorised staff in two armed robberies of the same Christchurch petrol station is now being seen as a youth justice success story.

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Custody remand for $17.5m Ponzi schemer

October 11, 2017 | By More
Custody remand for $17.5m Ponzi schemer

Paul Clifford Hibbs is in jail awaiting sentence after admitting running a Ponzi scheme that took $17.5 million – much of it from elderly victims.

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Suppression on Lincoln sexual assault charge

October 10, 2017 | By More
Suppression on Lincoln sexual assault charge

An 18-year-old has been granted name suppression on a charge of assault with intent to commit rape at Lincoln University.

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Lawyer punched at the Court House

October 6, 2017 | By More
Lawyer punched at the Court House

An offender punched a duty lawyer at the Christchurch Court House when he was told he was too drunk to appear in court.

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An ‘execution’ in Methland

October 5, 2017 | By More
An ‘execution’ in Methland

A jury took two-and-a-half hours to reject Peter John Carroll’s account of the death of Marcus Luke Tucker – that the assault with a fearsome metal steering lock was just Tucker being taught a lesson.

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Murder trial jury retires

October 5, 2017 | By More
Murder trial jury retires

The jury retired at 11.40am to consider its verdict in the trial of Peter John Carroll, charged with the April 2016 murder of Marcus Luke Tucker, whose bashed and burnt body was found near Lake Ellesmere.

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Optimism for future of shaken baby

October 4, 2017 | By More
Optimism for future of shaken baby

An eight-month-old baby may make a full recovery from being shaken by his father, who has begun a home detention sentence at his parents’ home on Wednesday.

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Scammer-of-the-elderly does it again

October 4, 2017 | By More
Scammer-of-the-elderly does it again

A woman who was jailed for phone scamming the elderly has done it again – and this time a 93-year-old woman was one of her victims.

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Drugs rip-off led to fatal bashing, defence says

October 3, 2017 | By More
Drugs rip-off led to fatal bashing, defence says

Peter John Carroll says he hit Marcus Luke Tucker with a metal steering lock to “address” him using photocopied $100 bills to buy drugs.

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