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Fatal crash at 200kmh

June 19, 2018 | By More
Fatal crash at 200kmh

Police estimate a car crashed near Burnham at about 200km an hour, killing passenger Jamey Leigh Fellows when she was thrown out as it did a barrel-roll.

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Shotgun and hammer used in robbery, police allege

June 5, 2018 | By More
Shotgun and hammer used in robbery, police allege

Two men – one of them a sex worker – have been remanded on serious assault and armed robbery charges at the Christchurch District Court.

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Murder parolee admits going on the run

June 3, 2018 | By More
Murder parolee admits going on the run

Three months after his release on parole from a life sentence for murder, Dean Raymond Purdy chopped off his electronic ankle bracelet in Dunedin and went on the run.

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Remands on $40 robbery charges

May 30, 2018 | By More
Remands on $40 robbery charges

Three men charged with a $40 Friday night robbery at Rangiora have appeared at the Christchurch District Court.

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Guilty verdict in tinny house robbery trial

May 25, 2018 | By More
Guilty verdict in tinny house robbery trial

After a short retirement, a jury convicted Rory Manuel of the armed robbery of a tinny house in which a man was shot in the neck.

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Fifth Rebel admits organised crime charge

March 14, 2018 | By More
Fifth Rebel admits organised crime charge

A fifth member of the Rebels motorcycle gang has admitted being part of an organised criminal group, on the third day scheduled for pre-trial arguments in the Christchurch District Court.

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Cycling coppers caught firebug

March 7, 2018 | By More
Cycling coppers caught firebug

All of the victims of Michael Edward Brittenden’s spree of wheelie bin blazes in Burnside will be paid for the $68,326 damage he did before he was caught by two bobbies-on-bikes.

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War medal thief admits trail of bungled offending

March 7, 2018 | By More
War medal thief admits trail of bungled offending

Joshua Lukic says he is keen to meet the victims of his burglaries and thefts but at least one of them won’t be accepting that invitiation ahead of the 30-year-old’s sentencing.

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Laughing woman ordered out of court

January 30, 2018 | By More
Laughing woman ordered out of court

A laughing woman was ordered out of court as the sentencing of determined burglar and receiver Matthew John Woods began in the Christchurch District Court.

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Tears as first offender jailed for drugs raid

January 25, 2018 | By More
Tears as first offender jailed for drugs raid

A 24-year-old first offender wiped away tears as he was jailed for a meth-fuelled home invasion and drugs robbery in which the victim was bashed and tied.

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