Tag: theft

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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‘My right as a car owner’

August 10, 2018 | By More
‘My right as a car owner’

A boyracer recorded his two burn-outs lasting 19 and 26 seconds on his cellphone. Police were probably very pleased with the precise evidence he had gathered for them.

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Elderly victim of intruder to be repaid soon

August 8, 2018 | By More
Elderly victim of intruder to be repaid soon

The elderly woman victim of Jolian Wayne Thomas King, who raided her purse after being allowed to come into her home to use her phone, should be repaid soon.

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$132,160 crime spree admitted

July 31, 2018 | By More
$132,160 crime spree admitted

A Redwood man has admitted a three-month crime spree across Christchurch and North Canterbury in which goods worth $132,160 were stolen.

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Couple admit $500,000 thefts from disabled trust

July 19, 2018 | By More
Couple admit $500,000 thefts from disabled trust

A Pegasus couple will pay back almost all the half-a-million dollars they have stolen from a disability support trust they were running in Waltham.

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Drugs drove crime ring burglars

July 19, 2018 | By More
Drugs drove crime ring burglars

Drugs drove the offending by three burglars who hit dozens of home and caused losses totalling $200,000.

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Theft of tradesmen’s gear alleged

July 13, 2018 | By More
Theft of tradesmen’s gear alleged

A Redwood man has been charged with nine burglaries and thefts of items including tradesmen’s tools totalling more than $30,000.

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‘Cleaner’ jailed for organised crime involvement

June 3, 2018 | By More
‘Cleaner’ jailed for organised crime involvement

A 34-year-old man who “cleaned” some of the electronic gear allegedly stolen by a crime ring involved in 55 burglaries has been jailed for 17 months.

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Victim ‘still raw’ six months after burglary

May 25, 2018 | By More
Victim ‘still raw’ six months after burglary

“After six months, it still feels raw,” said burglary victim Ian Jones after seeing the man who raided his Redwood property jailed for five years.

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Couple fights to keep suppression

May 17, 2018 | By More
Couple fights to keep suppression

Name suppression for a couple who have been charged with a $1.4m theft will be appealed in the High Court in Christchurch after Judge Paul Kellar refused to continue the order today.

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