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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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Home detention for LSD importation

November 24, 2016 | By More
Home detention for LSD importation

A University of Canterbury engineering student who used LSD to help his meditation has got home detention for importing the class A drug – an offence that carries a maximum life term.

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Couch-surfing host faces jail time on other charges

November 9, 2016 | By More
Couch-surfing host faces jail time on other charges

Sex charges have been dropped against a former Christchurch couch-surfing host who was accused of preying on tourists, but he faces a likely jail term after being found guilty today on other sex charges.

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Evidence fabricated by teens, defence claims

November 9, 2016 | By More
Evidence fabricated by teens, defence claims

A man accused of posing as a social worker to meet young people claims the teenagers gave fabricated evidence against him at his Christchurch District Court jury trial.

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Teen tells of man ‘being weird’ during home visit

November 8, 2016 | By More
Teen tells of man ‘being weird’ during home visit

A 15-year-old runaway has told of a man who said he was a social worker “being real weird” when he took a group of teenagers to his Aranui house.

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