• Suspended prison term for drug possession

    Suspended prison term for drug possession

    A man was given a six-month suspended prison sentence and fined $500 on drug possession charges yesterday.

    Scott Dill, 34, pleaded guilty to possession of cocaine with intent to supply and cannabis possession.

    The offences took place...

  • Family set to lose home over loan guarantee

    Family set to lose home over loan guarantee

    A father and son will lose their home after they failed in a legal battle to avoid a $3.6 million debt after they guaranteed a...

    • Nov 21, 2019 8:00 am
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  • Man admits throwing corrosive liquid at police

    Man admits throwing corrosive liquid at police

    A 70-year-old man admitted throwing a corrosive liquid at police during a seven-hour stand-off.

    James Dallas pleaded...

    • Nov 21, 2019 8:00 am
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  • Woman to pay $7,500 for damaging 16ft boat

    Woman to pay $7,500 for damaging 16ft boat

    A 54-year-old woman who took and damaged a neighbour’s boat has been ordered to pay $7,500 in compensation.

    Mary-Beth...

    • Nov 21, 2019 8:00 am
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  • Canadian admits faking bank cards

    Canadian admits faking bank cards

    A Canadian man pleaded guilty to six charges of bank fraud in Magistrates’ Court yesterday.

    Christopher McMeel, 28, was...

    • Nov 20, 2019 8:00 am
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  • Burglar sent to drug court

    Burglar sent to drug court

    A man who admitted breaking into a home was sent to the Drug Treatment Court yesterday.

    Magistrates’ Court heard that...

    • Nov 19, 2019 8:00 am
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  • Lawyer faces prowling trial

    Lawyer faces prowling trial

    A lawyer who has denied prowling and theft charges faces a court trial.

    Magistrates’ Court ordered Raymond Desilva, 52,...

    • Nov 19, 2019 8:00 am
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  • Charges dropped against footballer

    Charges dropped against footballer

    A national football team captain alleged to have assaulted a police officer at a sports ground earlier this year has had the...

    • Nov 15, 2019 8:00 am
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  • Break-in highlights homeless problem

    Break-in highlights homeless problem

    A Salvation Army spokesman said that homelessness was a “critical issue” after a homeless man broke into a Hamilton church for...

    • Nov 15, 2019 8:00 am
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  • Smith’s man denies sexually assaulting girl

    Smith’s man denies sexually assaulting girl

    A 28-year-old man has pleaded not guilty to four sex assaults on a girl aged under 14.

    The man, from Smith’s, is alleged...

    • Nov 13, 2019 8:00 am
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  • Ascento imprisoned for threats

    Ascento imprisoned for threats

    A man who attempted to escape from court after he was remanded in custody on a string of charges was sentenced to a total of a...

    • Nov 9, 2019 8:00 am
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