Tag: theft

Barrington ram-raid alleged

November 4, 2016 | By More
Barrington ram-raid alleged

A man facing 10 charges, including an alleged ram-raiding of Anderson and Hill sportswear at Barrington Shopping Centre, was denied bail in the Christchurch District Court.

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No convictions for French visitor

October 10, 2016 | By More
No convictions for French visitor

Frenchman Costa Le Coubet has only good things to say about his time in New Zealand – in spite of a night in jail and a prosecution for theft.

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Sisters jailed for scamming elderly victims

October 7, 2016 | By More
Sisters jailed for scamming elderly victims

Two sisters have been jailed for their part in a crime ring that scammed elderly and vulnerable victims out of their bank cards and $240,000.

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Couple jailed for ‘Aladdin’s cave’ of stolen goods

October 5, 2016 | By More
Couple jailed for ‘Aladdin’s cave’ of stolen goods

Police found a virtual Aladdin’s cave when they searched a Burwood house where two offenders lived. It had been furnished and equipped with $69,340 of stolen gear.

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French visitor admits sleeping bag theft

September 23, 2016 | By More
French visitor admits sleeping bag theft

Fractious Frenchman Cedric Claude Rene Rault-Verpre has now pleaded guilty to a charge of stealing a sleeping bag in Auckland, days after admitting damaging a West Coast road sign.

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The Good Question Department

September 21, 2016 | By More
The Good Question Department

“Next time, if you pay for your meat, you can eat it.” Judge John Brandts-Giesen provides some basic advice to a shoplifter prosecuted in the Christchurch District Court.

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Money stolen to fund gambling, court told.

September 14, 2016 | By More
Money stolen to fund gambling, court told.

A former excavation manager has $115,971 ready to pay back to the firm he ripped off by getting work done in their name, to fund his gambling.

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Jail imposed on daughter’s first birthday

September 5, 2016 | By More
Jail imposed on daughter’s first birthday

Travis James Baillie was in tears at his sentencing because his daughter had been brought along to see him in court on her first birthday.

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‘Burglar with a conscience’ sent to prison

August 24, 2016 | By More
‘Burglar with a conscience’ sent to prison

A 21-year-old burglar who repeatedly raided Selwyn District properties has claimed to have a conscience – he tried not to spoil children’s Christmases.

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Thefts totalling $140,000 alleged

August 17, 2016 | By More
Thefts totalling $140,000 alleged

Thefts totalling nearly $140,000 are alleged against a Halswell man who faced a total of 90 charges at the Christchurch District Court today.

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