Tag: theft

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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Former manager admits thefts from concrete firm

July 8, 2016 | By More
Former manager admits thefts from concrete firm

Civil proceedings may be launched to recover money from a manager who has admitted stealing almost $116,000 from a Christchurch business.

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Selwyn soft shoe burglar admits raids

July 4, 2016 | By More
Selwyn soft shoe burglar admits raids

A soft-shoe burglar who spent months raiding properties across the Selwyn District has admitted 42 charges.

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Not guilty pleas to all charges by Paul Bennett

June 27, 2016 | By More
Not guilty pleas to all charges by Paul Bennett

Paul James Bennett, who was deported from Australia and arrested on his arrival at Christchurch, has denied 60 charges and has opted for a judge-alone trial on alleged offending totalling $567,000.

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Behaviour improves for melodramatic offender

June 21, 2016 | By More
Behaviour improves for melodramatic offender

A man whose bizarre behaviour in court meant he was remanded in custody, was much better behaved at his sentencing today with only a few outbursts.

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Court told of teen’s suicide ‘cluster’

June 20, 2016 | By More
Court told of teen’s suicide ‘cluster’

A teenager who has lost 10 friends to suicide in recent years – and made three attempts herself – has been granted permanent name suppression at her Christchurch District Court sentencing on dishonesty charges.

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Helicopter charges laid against Bennett

June 9, 2016 | By More
Helicopter charges laid against Bennett

Paul James Bennett now faces Civil Aviation charges relating to flying a helicopter, after an appearance at the Christchurch District Court today.

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Burglar should be ‘thoroughly ashamed’ — judge

May 25, 2016 | By More
Burglar should be ‘thoroughly ashamed’ — judge

A Christchurch burglar was told he should be “thoroughly ashamed” not just of his house break-ins but of the mess he left behind.

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Patient awaiting surgery stole from nurses

May 17, 2016 | By More
Patient awaiting surgery stole from nurses

Robert John Commons, who is awaiting surgery for a debilitating illness, raided Christchurch Public Hospital where he stole bicycles from two hard-working nurses.

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Suppression for church arson accused

May 16, 2016 | By More
Suppression for church arson accused

Interim suppression has been granted on the grounds of “potential extreme hardship” to a man accused of the arson of St Margaret’s Presbyterian Church in Bishopdale.

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