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Bail not opposed for burglary accused

Bail not opposed for burglary accused

A woman charged with two house burglaries has been granted bail at the Christchurch District Court three days after a warrant was issued for her arrest.

June 19, 2017 | By More
Bail granted to robbery accused

Bail granted to robbery accused

A 24-year-old labourer has been charged with the aggravated robbery of a woman on Sheldon Street, Woolston, at the weekend.

June 19, 2017 | By More
Gas torch used as weapon, police allege

Gas torch used as weapon, police allege

Two charges of using a gas torch to assault a woman have been laid against a 44-year-old man who was allegedly on the run from police for seven months.

June 19, 2017 | By More
Problem driver runs out of second chances

Problem driver runs out of second chances

The disorganisation and chaos of Richard Graham’s life has reached the limits of a judge’s patience, and the 28-year-old has now farewelled his children for a few months.

June 18, 2017 | By More
$9000 reparations ordered for pile-up

$9000 reparations ordered for pile-up

The victim of a terrible pile-up involving a street-sweeping truck near Rangiora will not get all the reparation she was asking for after her vehicle was written off, a court has decided.

June 18, 2017 | By More
Prison officer bashed by teen murder accused

Prison officer bashed by teen murder accused

While on remand in custody for murder, an 18-year-old punched a prison officer twice in the head in an incident at the Christchurch Men’s Prison.

June 16, 2017 | By More
Corrections officers bashed in riot

Corrections officers bashed in riot

An inmate has admitted bashing prison officers in a riot at the Christchurch Men’s Prison in November.

June 16, 2017 | By More
Man shot by police pleads guilty

Man shot by police pleads guilty

A man shot in the face by police in a Woolston firearms incident in February has admitted six charges and is in custody for sentencing.

June 16, 2017 | By More
Remand to Dunedin for robbery accused

Remand to Dunedin for robbery accused

An additional carjacking charge has been laid against Dunedin man Michael John Hughes after police arrested him in Canterbury on Wednesday at the end of a manhunt.

June 15, 2017 | By More
Child sex abuse victim will be ‘haunted forever’

Child sex abuse victim will be ‘haunted forever’

A woman says she will be “haunted forever” after learning that there was a second victim of Sidney John Hurst’s child sexual abuse.

June 14, 2017 | By More

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