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Manslaughter victim’s family praised for ‘dignity’ at sentencing

July 14, 2017 | By More
Manslaughter victim’s family praised for ‘dignity’ at sentencing

The family of manslaughter victim Corey James Protos was praised for their “dignity and restraint” as they faced the sentencing of the woman who strangled him to death in a domestic violence incident.

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Alleged burglar-caught-on-film denies charge

June 26, 2017 | By More
Alleged burglar-caught-on-film denies charge

A man allegedly filmed by the householder after burgling an Avonhead property has pleaded not guilty and chosen to have a jury trial.

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Alleged burglar-on-camera held in custody

June 14, 2017 | By More
Alleged burglar-on-camera held in custody

A man alleged to have been caught on video leaving the scene after a burglary has been remanded in custody at the Christchurch District Court. [Updated report]

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Professional man stays in custody

June 2, 2017 | By More
Professional man stays in custody

Name suppression continues for a well known Christchurch professional man who has been remanded in custody again when he made his second appearance after his arrest on firearms and drugs charges last weekend.

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Bogus social worker jailed for sex offending

April 27, 2017 | By More
Bogus social worker jailed for sex offending

A man who posed as a social worker to groom a group of teenage runaways and then indecently assaulted one of the boys as he slept has been jailed for two years.

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Date rape drug used by meth dealer, Crown claims

April 10, 2017 | By More
Date rape drug used by meth dealer, Crown claims

The Crown alleges the date rape drug GHB may have been used on a woman by her meth dealer before he raped her in her Greymouth home.

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Court appearance after Rebels MC raids

March 2, 2017 | By More
Court appearance after Rebels MC raids

A man arrested in police raids on Rebels MC gang premises at the end of a 10-month investigation has been remanded on bail at the Christchurch District Court.

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Suppression continues over Ellesmere police raid

February 21, 2017 | By More
Suppression continues over Ellesmere police raid

Interim name suppression was continued in the Christchurch District Court for a person with drugs and firearms charges, and who is a family member of a high-profile businessman who died a few years ago.

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Drug offender ‘has not learnt from jail’

December 17, 2016 | By More
Drug offender ‘has not learnt from jail’

A man who was acquitted at trial of importing class A drugs into New Zealand over the “darkweb” last month has now been granted home detention on other drugs charges.

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Suppression granted to alleged gang members

December 6, 2016 | By More
Suppression granted to alleged gang members

Three alleged Head Hunters gang members or associates were granted interim name suppression when they appeared on drugs or conspiracy charges in the Christchurch District Court after police raids that ended a four-month investigation today.

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