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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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Years later, authorities were on watch for shoplifter

February 18, 2017 | By More
Years later, authorities were on watch for shoplifter

In 2014, a young Christchurch woman took the police’s diversion scheme too literally, and diverted herself to Australia.

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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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One last struggle, as youth jailed for life

February 16, 2017 | By More
One last struggle, as youth jailed for life

After fighting for all of his 18 years, Taniela Kotoitoga Daven Tiako Waitokia ended his High Court sentencing for murder with another struggle in court.

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Suppression continues over alleged police shooting

February 13, 2017 | By More
Suppression continues over alleged police shooting

Suppression orders surrounding a 24-year-old being shot in the face by police have been continued in a bail application appearance in the Christchurch District Court.

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Man admits farm house raid

February 10, 2017 | By More
Man admits farm house raid

A 25-year-old man admitted punching and kicking his victim, and then taking items from a rural farm in Oxford in June 2015.

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