Tag: drugs

Murder parolee recalled to prison

October 2, 2018 | By More
Murder parolee recalled to prison

A murder life parolee has been recalled to prison until at least next March for using drugs.

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Suppressions in place on harness racing prosecutions

September 11, 2018 | By More
Suppressions in place on harness racing prosecutions

Wide-ranging suppressions apply to appearances by harness racing figures who were called before the Christchurch District Court today on charges including race fixing and drugs.

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Suppression appeal filed in racing case

September 7, 2018 | By More
Suppression appeal filed in racing case

Appeal papers have been filed for a 30-year-old Christchurch man fighting to keep his name suppressed after his arrest as part of the police’s Operation Inca horse racing drugs investigation.

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Remands on fraud, drugs charges in racing industry

September 5, 2018 | By More
Remands on fraud, drugs charges in racing industry

Four people facing charges of deceptive practice and drug use, arrested in a police investigation relating to the harness racing industry, have been remanded at the Christchurch District Court.

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Pharmacy robber handed over knife

May 14, 2018 | By More
Pharmacy robber handed over knife

An armed pharmacy robber said he meant business, but he handed over the knife he was holding when shop staff asked him to, the Christchurch District Court was told.

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Australian deportee was ‘man alone’

May 10, 2018 | By More
Australian deportee was ‘man alone’

Ross Dylen Hunt was a man alone when he landed back in New Zealand last May after years in prison in Australia for manslaughter, says the Prisoners Aid and Rehabilitation Society.

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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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Man tells jury of burning of body

September 28, 2017 | By More
Man tells jury of burning of body

A man has told of hearing “the glugging of the petrol” in the dark near Lake Ellesmere before the carpet-wrapped body of Marcus Luke Tucker was set alight.

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Teen’s street assault caused brain haemorrhage

August 30, 2017 | By More
Teen’s street assault caused brain haemorrhage

A teenager has been jailed for a street assault that caused his victim a fractured skull and a brain haemorrhage.

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Partner killed over ‘trust issues’

July 11, 2017 | By More
Partner killed over ‘trust issues’

A 22-year-old mother-of-three assaulted and then strangled her short-term partner with a computer cord over what she said were “trust issues”, the High Court was told when she admitted manslaughter today.

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