Tag: receiving

‘Longest serving’ meth addict jailed

October 3, 2018 | By More
‘Longest serving’ meth addict jailed

A man described as possibly the longest serving meth addict to be dealt with in the New Zealand court system has been jailed for three years for offending fuelled by his habit.

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Shoplifter admits grab-and-run raids

August 16, 2018 | By More
Shoplifter admits grab-and-run raids

A woman who shoplifted a swimming pool has admitted 24 charges and is due for sentencing in November in the Christchurch District Court.

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Scammer returns to organised crime

August 15, 2018 | By More
Scammer returns to organised crime

A member of the group scamming elderly victims two years ago has now begun a fresh jail term for organised shoplifting and bank card frauds.

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Crown witness pressure detailed at hearing

June 26, 2018 | By More
Crown witness pressure detailed at hearing

The pressures that swirled around a witness in the Operation Rhino trials – including Canterbury Corrections staff apparently accessing his records – were detailed at a civil hearing where five people claim damages against the Crown.

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Woman claims she was forced into crime

January 22, 2018 | By More
Woman claims she was forced into crime

A woman says she was forced into crime by her ex-partner’s involvement with the Nomads gang.

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Remand in custody after police pursuit

September 7, 2017 | By More
Remand in custody after police pursuit

A man facing 17 charges after his arrest in a police pursuit on Wednesday, accepted a remand in custody when he appeared in the Christchurch District Court today.

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Jail for receiving stolen war medals

July 17, 2017 | By More
Jail for receiving stolen war medals

A man who said he “did not know the significance” of the stolen war medals he received and tried to sell has been sentenced to 12 months’ prison.

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Courtroom sprinter doesn’t get far

June 21, 2017 | By More
Courtroom sprinter doesn’t get far

A woman sprinted from the dock as she was being jailed in the Christchurch District Court and briefly made it outside the Court House before recaptured by a Court Security Officer.

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Crime spree guilty pleas

February 21, 2017 | By More
Crime spree guilty pleas

David Ronald Cribb’s drug-fuelled victimisation of Halswell residents has ended in spectacular fashion with 43 guilty pleas at the Christchurch District Court.

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Escaper said guard was ‘complacent’

December 21, 2016 | By More
Escaper said guard was ‘complacent’

A 25-year-old prisoner says he made a run for it when the security guard with him was being “complacent”.

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