Tag: theft

Mental health report ordered after mall incident

July 28, 2017 | By More
Mental health report ordered after mall incident

A psychiatric report will be prepared on a 17-year-old youth being held in custody after a bizarre violent incident at Riccarton’s Westfield Mall at the weekend.

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Woman admits raids on airport luggage

July 11, 2017 | By More
Woman admits raids on airport luggage

A woman has admitted three raids on the luggage carousel at Christchurch Airport, taking bags and contents worth about $4700.

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Teen raided girls’ school

June 27, 2017 | By More
Teen raided girls’ school

An 18-year-old youth has been released on supervision for his raid on bicycles and lockers at Rangi Ruru Girls’ School in Merivale.

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‘One-man crime wave’ jailed

June 21, 2017 | By More
‘One-man crime wave’ jailed

A “one-man crime wave” who told the court prison had saved his life, was sentenced to two-and-a-half years’ jail for dishonesty charges involving losses of $49,000.

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Bail not opposed for burglary accused

June 19, 2017 | By More
Bail not opposed for burglary accused

A woman charged with two house burglaries has been granted bail at the Christchurch District Court three days after a warrant was issued for her arrest.

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Remand to Dunedin for robbery accused

June 15, 2017 | By More
Remand to Dunedin for robbery accused

An additional carjacking charge has been laid against Dunedin man Michael John Hughes after police arrested him in Canterbury on Wednesday at the end of a manhunt.

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Australian deportation policy questioned

May 31, 2017 | By More
Australian deportation policy questioned

A judge has questioned the justice of Australia’s policy of deporting offenders when a 22-year-old rapidly got himself into more trouble after being returned to New Zealand.

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Pair damaged stolen and abandoned car

May 26, 2017 | By More
Pair damaged stolen and abandoned car

Community-based sentences have been imposed on two young men who smashed up and looted a stolen car they found abandoned on a remote track near Kainga, north of Christchurch.

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First offender’s ‘mini-rampage’

May 26, 2017 | By More
First offender’s ‘mini-rampage’

A 22-year-old woman went on what the judge called a “mini-rampage” after being introduced to methamphetamine.

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Stolen bike wheel changed everything

May 26, 2017 | By More
Stolen bike wheel changed everything

A stolen bicycle wheel meant life changed instantly and permanently for arborist 46-year-old Wayne Scothern, and for homeless 37-year-old Christopher Stone.

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