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Michael Inman is a courts reporter for The Canberra Times

Woman convicted of helping Belconnen knife attacker given chance to avoid jail

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Michael Inman A woman involved in a stabbing at a northside bus stop must show her commitment to rehabilitation.

Men used social media app to abduct and rape woman at Belconnen

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Michael Inman Two men have been found guilty of using a social media app to abduct and rape a woman in Canberra's north last year.

Belconnen man faces court for sexual assault after using fake Facebook account

Charged: Billy Tamawiwy is accused of using a fake Facebook profile to have sex with another man.

Michael Inman A Belconnen man alleged to have created a fake Facebook profile of a young woman to commit a sexual assault against another man has been refused bail.

Belconnen doctor avoids jail time for groping, kissing

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Michael Inman A Canberra doctor who groped and kissed a patient during a consultation has avoided time behind bars.

Burglar who grabbed throat of Belconnen man jailed

Michael Inman A burglar who grabbed a man's throat after he was cornered during a break-in will spend the next two years behind bars.

Cops, men clash in violent Belconnen disturbance

Michael Inman Police drew a firearm and a taser and used capsicum spray to force their way into a unit during a violent confrontation with three men, one allegedly armed with scissors, in Belconnen last night.

Hunt for arsonist after Belconnen car fires

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Michael Inman Police are hunting an arsonist after a spree of suspicious fires damaged four vehicles and four air-conditioners in Belconnen overnight.

Belconnen stab-accused held in custody

Michael Inman A McKellar man accused of a knife attack on another man at the Belconnen Bus Interchange on Sunday evening remains in custody.

Former ACT Chief Justice Terence Higgins has fond memories of Gough Whitlam

Michael Inman Former ACT Chief Justice Terence Higgins has remembered Mr Whitlam as “considerate”, “learned”, and possessed “a great insight”.

Billy Bartolomeus Tamawiwy pleads not guilty to charges he used fake Facebook account to trick boy into sex

Charged: Billy Tamawiwy is accused of using a fake Facebook profile to have sex with another man.

Michael Inman A Canberra man accused of posing as a woman online to blackmail and rape a teenager has entered pleas to a number of charges.

Calvary Hospital may need bail out from parent company

Michael Inman and Natasha Boddy Calvary Hospital may need to be bailed out by its parent company after suffering a $6 million change of fortunes in just a year.

Childcare worker pleads guilty to theft of $42,000 from northside centre

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Michael Inman Tanya Maree Diamond, 42, appeared in the ACT Magistrates Court on Tuesday on one count of obtaining property by deception.

ACT government shortlists two to build new ACT courts precinct

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Michael Inman Two consortiums are on the ACT government's shortlist to build the new Canberra courts precinct.

Calvary Hospital hit by financial woes

Natasha Boddy and Michael Inman Calvary Hospital has instituted a staff freeze after posting a $4.9 million loss.

Cameron Tully sentenced to jail for molesting girls

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Michael Inman Victims and families embrace in a subdued display outside court after sentencing.

Man who allegedly tried to torch car 'escaped abduction'

Michael Inman A Hawker man who allegedly tried to torch a car claims he had been abducted and took the vehicle to escape his captors, a court has heard.

Pair to be deported to China after arrest in multi-million dollar growhouse

A Chinese man will be deported after pleading guilty to cultivating 371 cannabis plants for sale.

Michael Inman An illegal immigrant linked to a multi-million dollar cannabis crop will be deported to China to die.

Canberra man plotted to kill teen witnesses: court

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Michael Inman A Canberra man allegedly asked another inmate to help him have two teenagers kidnapped and killed before they could testify against him, a court has heard.

Man back behind bars after chase

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Michael Inman and Fleta Page A Canberra man who went on the run and sparked a chase in Hall after a magistrate sentenced him to three months jail is back behind bars.

Danny Klobucar committed for trial over bashing death of Canberra grandfather Miodrag Gajic

Danny Klobucar is to stand trial over the death of Miodrag Gajic.

Michael Inman A Florey man who allegedly beat to death a Canberra grandfather on New Year's Day thought the man was a paedophile and had a DVD of him, police say.