Tag: burglary

Man scribbles his way into custody

December 14, 2017 | By More
Man scribbles his way into custody

A 26-year-old facing a lot of burglary and theft charges picked the wrong day to get bored and creative in his holding cell at Christchurch’s sparkly new Justice Precinct.

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Security guard jailed for cash machine raid

December 8, 2017 | By More
Security guard jailed for cash machine raid

Disgraced security guard Tony John Williams came to court with a $37,818 cheque to pay for his shopping spree with money stolen from an ATM he was meant to be protecting.

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Sumner murder trial delay

December 1, 2017 | By More
Sumner murder trial delay

Pre-trial issues have meant a delay for the trial of three people charged with the murder of a man found injured in a Sumner carpark in March.

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Crime spree admitted

November 20, 2017 | By More
Crime spree admitted

A Canterbury man faces a long jail term after admitting 44 charges from a crime spree that ended with a police pursuit in September.

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Man admits raids on hostels

November 9, 2017 | By More
Man admits raids on hostels

Nuisance raids on backpacker hostels around Christchurch have left a 31-year-old burglar in custody and facing a likely jail sentence.

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Red zone chase driver gets home detention

November 9, 2017 | By More
Red zone chase driver gets home detention

Andrew Shaw’s desperate dash through the red zone after a building site burglary has drawn a five-month home detention sentence.

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Burglar-on-camera gets drug rehab sentence

November 3, 2017 | By More
Burglar-on-camera gets drug rehab sentence

A man caught on video by a householder leaving an Avonhead address he had just burgled will be allowed to serve home detention at Odyssey House.

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New charges against burglary, receiving accused

October 2, 2017 | By More
New charges against burglary, receiving accused

Twenty-one new charges have been laid against a man who is in custody after an alleged pursuit during which road spikes were deployed on September 6.

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Man jailed for club burglary, arson

September 29, 2017 | By More
Man jailed for club burglary, arson

A man who burgled the St Albans-Shirley Club in Christchurch, and then went back later and set fire to it, was sentenced to over four years’ jail.

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Denials of organised crime charges

September 20, 2017 | By More
Denials of organised crime charges

Police allege six people were involved in an organised criminal group carrying out Christchurch burglaries, and have laid about 100 charges.

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