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Passenger in boy racer incident pleads guilty

Passenger in boy racer incident pleads guilty

A passenger in a car allegedly involved in a boy racer incident which ended in a police car being rammed in Deans Avenue pleaded guilty to five charges in the Christchurch District Court today.

January 27, 2014 | By More
Police allege dog’s throat was cut

Police allege dog’s throat was cut

Bail has been granted to a Linwood teenager accused of ill-treating a dog by cutting its throat.

January 27, 2014 | By More
Donation box theft admitted

Donation box theft admitted

A 23-year-old was using the synthetic cannabis Kronic when he snatched a Child Cancer Foundation donation box from a dairy counter.

January 24, 2014 | By More
Street robbery accused remanded in custody

Street robbery accused remanded in custody

Bail has been refused for a 26-year-old man charged with a central Christchurch street robbery in which two youths were allegedly threatened with a softball bat.

January 24, 2014 | By More
Young offender admits Akaroa mini crime spree

Young offender admits Akaroa mini crime spree

A Russian orphan already described by a judge in 2012 as enjoying the reputation of being the leading youth car thief in Christchurch, pleaded guilty to five charges after a mini crime spree in Akaroa.

January 23, 2014 | By More
CEO jailed for ‘white collar’ frauds totalling $1.1m

CEO jailed for ‘white collar’ frauds totalling $1.1m

Quake-related stress has been ruled out as a factor in a chief executive’s dishonesty that led to him deceiving investors and an insurance company and causing losses of $1.1 million.

January 22, 2014 | By More
Overheating light puts end to Oxford pot growing operation

Overheating light puts end to Oxford pot growing operation

An Oxford man’s efforts to grow cannabis in a shed ended in flaming disaster because of a growing lamp that overheated.

January 22, 2014 | By More
Quake claims trial shortened by pleas

Quake claims trial shortened by pleas

A 42-year-old Christchurch property developer has pleaded guilty to two “wrap-up” charges putting an end to a District Court jury trial before the opening addresses were due to be heard today.

January 22, 2014 | By More
Great-granddad caught out in supermarket rort

Great-granddad caught out in supermarket rort

A great-granddad tried to pull a swifty at the supermarket to get $16 because he says his benefit does not leave him enough to live on.

January 21, 2014 | By More
Quote of the Week: Scribbles unwelcome

Quote of the Week: Scribbles unwelcome

“If Leonardo da Vinci comes along and paints the Mona Lisa on my fence, and I don’t want it there, it’s graffiti.”

January 21, 2014 | By More

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