Tag: theft

Businessman admits $750,000 frauds

January 23, 2018 | By More
Businessman admits $750,000 frauds

Canterbury businessman Paul Martin Encell has admitted defrauding $750,000 from the tax department, businesses, and one man who contracted him to build a house.

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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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Wall art at hostel leads to arrest

January 16, 2018 | By More
Wall art at hostel leads to arrest

A 35-year-old man’s “beautification” efforts at a Christchurch backpacker hostel were not appreciated. The repair bill is $500.

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Man in custody on medal burglary charge

January 11, 2018 | By More
Man in custody on medal burglary charge

A man alleged to have stolen a priceless and historic war medal in the burglary of a Redwood house, faced a total of 15 charges when he appeared in the Christchurch District Court today.

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‘Vigilante justice’ warning from judge

December 15, 2017 | By More
‘Vigilante justice’ warning from judge

A judge issued a warning about “vigilante justice” after two brothers from a small migrant community admitted kidnapping and assault charges over a schoolyard bullying incident.

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Man scribbles his way into custody

December 14, 2017 | By More
Man scribbles his way into custody

A 26-year-old facing a lot of burglary and theft charges picked the wrong day to get bored and creative in his holding cell at Christchurch’s sparkly new Justice Precinct.

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Former Papanui Club supervisor admits theft

November 27, 2017 | By More
Former Papanui Club supervisor admits theft

A former Papanui Club supervisor has admitted stealing cash and is negotiating a settlement with the club to repay the money.

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Duck shooting explanation was full of holes

November 1, 2017 | By More
Duck shooting explanation was full of holes

A judge’s knowledge of firearms has made a dead duck out of a man’s explanation for having a shotgun and ammunition.

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Reasons for mall violence suppressed

October 25, 2017 | By More
Reasons for mall violence suppressed

The reasons behind a teenager’s threatening and violent behaviour at a Christchurch shopping mall have been suppressed after he pleaded guilty to all charges.

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Teen robber now seen as ‘success story’

October 17, 2017 | By More
Teen robber now seen as ‘success story’

A 14-year-old who terrorised staff in two armed robberies of the same Christchurch petrol station is now being seen as a youth justice success story.

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