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Sex worker attack accused struggling to get bail

Sex worker attack accused struggling to get bail

A man charged with assaulting a Christchurch sex worker with intent to commit sexual violation has been struggling to find a suitable address for his release on bail.

May 9, 2014 | By More
Long jail term for rape of drunk, sleeping teen

Long jail term for rape of drunk, sleeping teen

A man’s breach of trust in raping and violating an 18-year-old woman who was sleeping off her heavy drinking at his Linwood house has drawn an eight-and-a-half year jail term.

May 8, 2014 | By More
Custody remands for synthetic drug robbery accused

Custody remands for synthetic drug robbery accused

Police opposed bail for two men charged with the robbing an R18 store in Linwood of synthetic drugs only 40 minutes before the products became illegal.

May 8, 2014 | By More
Drink spiking was payback for bad drugs, man claims

Drink spiking was payback for bad drugs, man claims

A North Canterbury man says he spiked the drink of his drug dealer after the dealer’s batch of “speed” made people ill.

May 7, 2014 | By More
Guilty verdicts in massage indecency trial

Guilty verdicts in massage indecency trial

A 60-year-old man has been found guilty of 14 charges of indecent assaults on women customers who say they were touched inappropriately while they were being given Chinese massages.

May 6, 2014 | By More
Bail not opposed for sex worker attack accused

Bail not opposed for sex worker attack accused

A man accused of an attack on a sex worker in central Christchurch early on Friday was likely to be granted bail after his appearance in the Christchurch District Court today.

May 6, 2014 | By More
Massage indecency trial jury retires overnight

Massage indecency trial jury retires overnight

After deliberating all afternoon, the jury in the trial of a Chinese massager charged with 17 indecent assaults was sent home overnight at 5pm.

May 5, 2014 | By More
Theft and receiving of tools admitted

Theft and receiving of tools admitted

A Hoon Hay man has admitted stealing and receiving stolen tools worth $120,000.

May 5, 2014 | By More
Woman admits her part in axe murder

Woman admits her part in axe murder

A 26-year-old woman stood impassive in the dock as the details of her part in the brutal axe-murder of her mother-in-law in Picton last year were described in the High Court in Christchurch.

May 2, 2014 | By More
‘Peacemaker’ in bar fight may lose his eye

‘Peacemaker’ in bar fight may lose his eye

The peacemaker in a barroom assault may lose an eye because of the bashing that took place afterwards in the carpark.

May 1, 2014 | By More

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