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Bail granted on wheelie bin arson charges

Bail granted on wheelie bin arson charges

A Burnside man has appeared in court facing six charges of setting wheelie bins alight.

July 20, 2017 | By More
Shaken baby suffered brain bleed

Shaken baby suffered brain bleed

Name suppression has been granted to a father who admits hitting and shaking his infant son, causing a brain bleed.

July 19, 2017 | By More
Two convicted of gang violence

Two convicted of gang violence

Two men said to be associated with the Bandidos gang have been convicted of involvement in a violent incident in which two men were stabbed and a woman assaulted.

July 19, 2017 | By More
Bogus gynaecologist jailed for ‘examination’

Bogus gynaecologist jailed for ‘examination’

A homeless man who told a 19-year-old woman he was a specialist gynaecologist has been jailed for four years one month for the “examination” that took place next.

July 19, 2017 | By More
HIV-positive man admits dangerous sexual contact

HIV-positive man admits dangerous sexual contact

A man who met men through social media and had consensual unprotected sex with them, has admitted that he did not tell them he was HIV positive.

July 18, 2017 | By More
Gang trial accused was ‘shocked by violence’

Gang trial accused was ‘shocked by violence’

A man who went with Bandidos gang associates to the scene of a multiple stabbing had been “shocked and surprised” when the bloody violence erupted, the defence said at the trial of two Christchurch men.

July 18, 2017 | By More
Man stabbed in neck with broken bottle

Man stabbed in neck with broken bottle

A woman has admitted stabbing a man in the neck with a broken glass bottle, causing four wounds that missed his jugular vein by 1mm.

July 17, 2017 | By More
Jail for receiving stolen war medals

Jail for receiving stolen war medals

A man who said he “did not know the significance” of the stolen war medals he received and tried to sell has been sentenced to 12 months’ prison.

July 17, 2017 | By More
Burglar admits setting club on fire

Burglar admits setting club on fire

A burglar has admitted setting fire to the St Albans-Shirley Club – causing $96,000 damage – apparently in an effort to cover his tracks.

July 14, 2017 | By More
Manslaughter victim’s family praised for ‘dignity’ at sentencing

Manslaughter victim’s family praised for ‘dignity’ at sentencing

The family of manslaughter victim Corey James Protos was praised for their “dignity and restraint” as they faced the sentencing of the woman who strangled him to death in a domestic violence incident.

July 14, 2017 | By More

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