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Michael Inman is a courts reporter for The Canberra Times

Man pleads guilty to threatening police with Molotov cocktail

Michael Inman A Hackett man wanted to be arrested for “something real” when he threatened police with a Molotov cocktail after a car chase through Belconnen.

Ten day wait for police to interview Canberra woman over Civic assault

Taylah Kolaric alleges she was punched twice by a man in the Mooseheads carpark earlier this month.

Michael Inman and Megan Gorrey A Canberra woman is angry it took police 10 days to interview her after she was allegedly knocked unconscious in Civic.

Tree replacement, lower speed limits, and bike lane foreshadowed for revamped Kings and Commonwealth Avenues

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Michael Inman Planners will turn the tables on cars in favour of cyclists, pedestrians and light rail along Kings and Commonwealth Avenue.

Bail refused for Rebels bikie accused of bashing Finks

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Michael Inman A Rebels bikie allegedly involved in the bashing of rival gang members has been denied bail due to fears for public safety.

Bail rejected for senior Rebel accused of bashing Finks outside Belconnen Mall

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Michael Inman A senior Rebels bikie linked to the alleged bashing of two Finks members outside Belconnen mall has been denied bail.

ADFA cadet Harlan Agresti committed for trial over two alleged rapes

Charged: Harlan Agresti.

Michael Inman An Australian Defence Force Academy officer cadet allegedly raped two fellow cadets after drinking in Civic.

Rebels bashed Finks outside Belconnen Mall and took clothes, court hears

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Michael Inman Three Rebels gang members allegedly pulled a gun and bashed two Finks members outside Belconnen mall earlier this month.

Anthony Catanzariti jailed for torture, sexual assault of drug dealer over debt

Michael Inman A Watson man who tortured and sexually assaulted a drug dealer during a prolonged attack over a $2500 debt has been sentenced to almost seven years jail.

Copa Brazilian restaurant owners facing criminal charges over mass food poisoning

Scene of food poisoning outbreak: The Copa Brazilian restaurant in Dickson.

Christopher Knaus and Michael Inman Largest salmonella poisoning outbreak in Canberra's history leads to owners of the former Copa Brazilian restaurant being charged with criminal offences.

Man fined $2500 for failing to take his dog to a vet

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Michael Inman A Dickson man who failed his dog to a vet after it broke its hind leg in four places has been fined $2500 for animal cruelty.

Community service for Civic bashing

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Michael Inman A Canberra man who bashed and kicked a Civic reveller unconscious has been sentenced to 80 hours community service work.

Man guilty of Macgregor cannabis grow house in underground chamber accessed by hidden door

Police found an elaborate cannabis growhouse in an underground chamber in the Macgregor house.

Michael Inman A Canberra man behind two northside cannabis grow houses hid one of the crops in a secret chamber beneath a garage.

Case could be suppressed after ANU posters label accused man a 'rapist'

Allegations: Posters put up around Canberra could lead to details of an upcoming trial being suppressed.

Michael Inman Posters labelling an accused man a rapist could have backfired after his lawyers apply to have his identity suppressed.

More jail for man who fled Canberra courtroom

Behind bars: A man who fled court in August after being sentenced to prison was recaptured last Friday and has now been given a longer prison sentence.

Michael Inman Canberra man who went on the run after he was sentenced to three months jail is given an extra four months by magistrate.

Man jailed for racist road rage rant and assault

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Michael Inman A Dickson man who unleashed a racist road rage tirade while assaulting and brandishing a knife at two terrified men has been jailed.

One-punch attacker to spend four months behind bars

Scales of Justice outside the District Court in Brisbane.

Michael Inman A Page man has been jailed for a “cowardly” one punch attack that hospitalised a diner at a northside mall.

Hume drug lab accused Stanley Hou could face more charges, court hears

Stanley Hou could face more charges.

Michael Inman A Lyneham man linked to a commercial-grade drug lab in Canberra’s south could face more charges, a court has heard.

Man pleads guilty to masturbating in front of Kippax shoppers

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Michael Inman A Hackett man has pleaded guilty to masturbating in front of shocked shoppers in a northside store 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.

Serial thief who stole more than $33,000 in property deemed unfit to face charges

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Michael Inman Police are still working to return more than $30,000 of property stolen by a mentally impaired serial thief.