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Michael Inman is a courts reporter for The Canberra Times

Man found guilty of masturbating in public

Michael Inman A Braddon alcoholic who masturbated on a northside park bench has been told he will be jailed if he continues to offend when intoxicated.

Men charged over Red Hill home invasion that left victim with detached retina

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Michael Inman The victim of a violent home invasion was beaten so badly the retina in his left eye detached, a court has heard.

Canberra man caught drink-driving three times in four hours

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Michael Inman A Crace man caught drink-driving three times in just more than four hours cannot remember committing the offences, a court has heard.

Dickson man threatened police, possessed a silencer, court hears

Michael Inman A Dickson man accused of stalking and threatening to kill police has been charged with possessing a gun silencer.

AIE announces $46 million expansion plan for Canberra

A Canberra computer animation academy has announced it will spend about $46 million over the next decade to transform itself into a major education player in the capital.

Michael Inman A private Canberra academy has announced it will spend about $46 million over the next decade to transform itself in a major education player in the capital.

Plans to make Watson an education hub

Michael Inman Proposals to open federal funding to private education providers could pave the way for an education precinct in Canberra's north.

Mother's Day classic draws big crowd

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Michael Inman Almost 6500 runners took part in the Canberra leg of the Mother’s Day Classic on Sunday.

John Papalii pleads guilty to supermarket robbery

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Michael Inman John Papalii has pleaded guilty to robbing and attempting to rob two Canberra supermarkets in December.

Alleged drug trafficker charged with further two offences

Michael Inman An alleged drug trafficker sold uncover police more than $120,000 worth of cocaine in three deals in Crace, police allege.

Man accused of groping women put behind bars

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Michael Inman A Canberra magistrate has refused to accept the guilty pleas of a Gordon man accused of groping and indecently assaulting three women in Civic on Wednesday morning.

Police-chase accused extradited to NSW

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Michael Inman An Oxley man who allegedly lead police on a high-speed cross-border car chase with a child in the front seat has been extradited to NSW.

Suspended jail sentence for molesting teen

Michael Inman A Canberra man who molested a teenager after a night out drinking will not serve time behind bars.

Hoddle Street killer to sue Duntroon over military abuse

Hoddle Street mass murderer Julian Knight.

Michael Inman Hoddle Street mass murderer Julian Knight has launched legal action against the Commonwealth over alleged abuse he suffered as a cadet at Duntroon.

Online pay parking for Parliamentary Triangle

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Michael Inman Public servants based in Canberra's Parliamentary Triangle will be able to pre-purchase medium- to long- term parking tickets online from June.

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Canberra police officer fined for recording victim's sex video

Michael Inman A former ACT police officer has been fined for recording a private sex video from the mobile phone of a woman who went to Tuggeranong police station for help last year.

Lyneham man Howard Hall faces charges over alleged assault on girlfriend

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Michael Inman A Lyneham man accused of choking and stomping on his girlfriend has been denied bail.

Man who stole car with baby inside committed for sentence

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Michael Inman A man who stole a car with a baby inside in Canberra's north earlier this year has been committed for sentence to the ACT Supreme Court.

Man jailed for 28 months for assault of jewellery theft

Michael Inman A Watson man who accused a friend of thinking he was ''so bling'' before he stole more than $14,000 in gold jewellery from him has been jailed.

ACT taxi driver jailed for running down passenger over fare spat

Michael Inman A taxi driver who ran down a passenger after a spat over a fare has been sentenced to six years jail.

Case against Nicholas Sofer-Schreiber murder-accused will take months

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Michael Inman The case against accused killer Christopher David Navin will not be ready until mid-year, a court has heard.