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Trio with alleged gang links remanded

September 5, 2017 | By More
Trio with alleged gang links remanded

Two men and a woman with alleged connections to the King Cobra gang have been charged with firearm offences after a police armed offenders squad raid on a house in New Brighton last week.

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Gang president jailed for a decade

August 23, 2017 | By More
Gang president jailed for a decade

Former Rebels gang president Albert Enoka has been jailed for 10 years for a violent stand-over and kidnapping incident, but the judge ruled out an open-ended term of preventive detention.

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‘Miracle’ road workers weren’t killed, says judge

August 1, 2017 | By More
‘Miracle’ road workers weren’t killed, says judge

Road workers scattered and were lucky not to be killed by Jarku Raymond Wallace’s high-speed escape bid along New Brighton Road, said a judge as he sent the disqualified driver to jail.

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Home detention for bashing witness in court

July 31, 2017 | By More
Home detention for bashing witness in court

A man who bashed a witness who had just given evidence against his stepfather at a High Court hearing has been allowed home detention.

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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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Gang threat led to screwdriver robbery

July 13, 2017 | By More
Gang threat led to screwdriver robbery

A 23-year-old says he committed a hopeless service station robbery because a gang was threatening to burn down his parents’ home because of a drug debt.

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Man admits meth supply conspiracy

April 3, 2017 | By More
Man admits meth supply conspiracy

A man arrested during a series of police raids on the Head Hunters gang premises has admitted five charges, including conspiring to supply methamphetamine.

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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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Fifth man faces drug dealing charges

December 7, 2016 | By More
Fifth man faces drug dealing charges

A fifth man charged with participating in an organised criminal group dealing in methamphetamine arising from police raids on Head Hunters gang premises on Tuesday has appeared at the Christchurch District Court.

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Bad memory halts kidnap trial

October 19, 2016 | By More
Bad memory halts kidnap trial

A kidnapping charge against four men with alleged Black Power links has been dropped after the alleged victim had a sudden loss of memory at the Christchurch District Court trial.

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