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Woman admits meth has ‘wrecked’ her life

Woman admits meth has ‘wrecked’ her life

A 25-year-old Rangiora woman beginning a 21-month jail term has admitted that methamphetamine has wrecked her life.

January 27, 2017 | By More
Victim rejects attacker’s home detention sentence

Victim rejects attacker’s home detention sentence

A judge’s attempt to smooth over an ongoing dispute that has led to violence between two women did not end well at a Christchurch District Court sentencing session.

January 25, 2017 | By More
‘Perfect citizen’ goes to jail

‘Perfect citizen’ goes to jail

A judge was told that when he is not running on methamphetamine, Charlie Ross Chestnut is “a perfect citizen”.

January 25, 2017 | By More
Prison absconder may get second chance

Prison absconder may get second chance

It seems prison absconder Richard Graham may get a second chance, even after he never went back to jail after being given compassionate leave to attend his grandmother’s funeral.

January 25, 2017 | By More
Fraud marriage broker denied flight for sentencing

Fraud marriage broker denied flight for sentencing

A scam marriage broker’s efforts to return to Christchurch for sentencing for fraud have been scuppered by immigration which has refused to let her fly in from Australia.

January 25, 2017 | By More
Woman admits ‘family misfortunes’ were a rip-off

Woman admits ‘family misfortunes’ were a rip-off

A woman who has admitted conning $3000 out of a Kiwibank customer with a sad story about her family’s terrible misfortunes is fighting to keep her name and photograph out of the media.

January 24, 2017 | By More
Police arrest two for burglary ‘in the hood’

Police arrest two for burglary ‘in the hood’

Two people charged with the burglary of a restaurant across the road from the Sydenham Police
Station have been remanded in custody at the Christchurch District Court.

January 24, 2017 | By More
‘Bad singer’ held in custody

‘Bad singer’ held in custody

A defiant love song from the dock in Christchurch’s main court landed the 33-year-old singer in custody.

January 24, 2017 | By More
Police allege pellet gun used in robbery

Police allege pellet gun used in robbery

A 17-year-old Sydenham youth has been granted bail after his arrest on a charge of using a pellet gun to rob four people walking in the street.

January 24, 2017 | By More
Drink-driving mum admits ‘stupidity’

Drink-driving mum admits ‘stupidity’

A woman caught driving at Rolleston with a high breath-alcohol level while her two young children were in the back seat admits it was “just stupidity” that she was driving.

January 23, 2017 | By More

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