Tag: theft

Charge alleging theft of missing man’s laptop dismissed

October 11, 2018 | By More
Charge alleging theft of missing man’s laptop dismissed

A charge alleging theft of a laptop from a man who has now been missing for nearly three years has been dismissed after the police decided they did not have enough evidence.

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Burglar who trashed houses jailed

September 18, 2018 | By More
Burglar who trashed houses jailed

A thief and burglar with a $600-a-day meth habit caused “maximum mess and destruction” as he raided homes, said the judge who jailed him for four years six months.

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Woman involved children in thieving

August 17, 2018 | By More
Woman involved children in thieving

A 31-year-old woman who got children involved in her organised shoplifting has been jailed for four years six months.

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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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‘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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