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Michael Inman is a courts reporter for The Canberra Times

Police find 28 kilograms of drugs in vehicle in Curtin

Henry Belot and Michael Inman ACT Policing seized approximately 28 kilograms of a substance they suspect to be methyl amphetamine in a search of a vehicle in Curtin on Thursday.

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.

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”.

Key CCTV evidence of Queanbeyan pub assault not supplied by police

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Michael Inman CCTV footage of a bar assault where a man was bashed has not been supplied by police, a defence lawyer says.

Injuries caused by explosion cost Revlon and ACT government about $8 million

Abraham Sumners still bears the scars of the fireball that engulfed him at the SteriHealth facility in 2009.

Michael Inman Injured contractors who won millions of dollars in compensation smelt a strong stench of perfume seconds before they were hit by a fireball.

Revlon, ACT government pay out $6.6 million after men burnt in explosion

The Mitchell fire in 2009.

Michael Inman Cosmetic giant Revlon and the ACT government have paid out $6.6 million to three men critically injured after an explosion at a northside medical waste disposal facility.

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.

Mr Fluffy fallout to hit the courts, with homeowner to sue for $2.46 million

The lawsuit, understood to be the first of its kind, is a clear signal the Mr Fluffy crisis could spill over into the ACT court system.

Michael Inman A Canberra family who unwittingly bought a Mr Fluffy home is suing the government for $2.46million in what could become a landmark case in the ACT.

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 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.

Letter-bomber Colin Dunstan loses latest bid to sue Commonwealth

Letter bomber: Colin Dunstan.

Michael Inman Convicted letter-bomber Colin Dunstan has lost his latest bid to sue the Commonwealth for being sacked from the tax office.

Sex offender has parole hearing a week before facing court on murder charge

Noel Towell and Michael Inman Parole hearing just days before trial.

Man in custody over alleged Queanbeyan pub assault

New but untested evidence heard in the Eastman Inquiry this year potentially raised the suspicion of mafia involvement.

Michael Inman A Queanbeyan man accused of elbowing and punching a father-of-two in the head at a Queanbeyan pub has been denied bail.

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.

Police make case at committal of accused murderer of Nicholas Sofer-Schreiber

Nicholas Sofer-Schreiber, left, and murder accused Christopher Navin.

Michael Inman A Watson man charged with the stabbing murder of his old school friend argued with the victim about money and repeatedly tried to contact him in the days before the stabbing, police say.

Student says ANU let her down after sexual harassment episode

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Ben Latham and Michael Inman A Canberra student who alleges she was sexually harassed at an on-campus dorm says the university’s botched response will leave her $6000 out of pocket.

ANU residential dorm authorities mismanaged sexual harassment allegation

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Michael Inman A Canberra academic failed to properly investigate an allegation of sexual harassment at an on-campus accommodation dorm earlier this year, an internal probe has found.

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.

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.