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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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Crown seeking to grab $85,000 off drug dealer

November 1, 2017 | By More
Crown seeking to grab $85,000 off drug dealer

The Crown will go after $85,000 cash from a gang member who has been jailed for his second round of methamphetamine offending.

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Drugs, firearm found after arrest fracas

October 6, 2017 | By More
Drugs, firearm found after arrest fracas

A man who jammed an arresting police officer’s elbow in his door, and repeatedly tried to avoid arrest, pleaded guilty to seven charges in the Christchurch District Court.

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Charges dropped after defendant dies in crash

August 4, 2017 | By More
Charges dropped after defendant dies in crash

Police have dropped eight charges against a man killed in a crash in a stolen work van on Tuesday afternoon.

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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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