Tag: theft

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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Inept shoplifter heading for rehab

August 16, 2016 | By More
Inept shoplifter heading for rehab

A 22-year-old’s two inept shoplifting episodes have sent him on the road to rehabilitation to sort out his drug and alcohol issues.

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Crooked ‘clearing house’ at home detention address

August 10, 2016 | By More
Crooked ‘clearing house’ at home detention address

A 42-year-old man ran a “significant criminal enterprise” – a clearing house for stolen cars and property – from the Linwood Avenue house where he was serving home detention.

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Airport cleaner stole forfeited cigarettes

July 27, 2016 | By More
Airport cleaner stole forfeited cigarettes

An amnesty bin where people left excess cigarettes they could not bring into New Zealand was repeatedly raided by a French citizen employed as a cleaner at Queenstown International Airport.

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Jail for teen who caused major South Shore fire

July 13, 2016 | By More
Jail for teen who caused major South Shore fire

The Fire Service will get nothing back from 18-year-old Jayvan James Simms for the $40,240 it spent putting out the sand dunes fire he caused at South Shore.

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