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Michael Inman is a courts reporter for The Canberra Times

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.

Dessert reduced on jail menu as inmates watch waistlines

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Michael Inman Inmates at Canberra’s jail have had dessert reduced on the menu as more and more are watching their waistlines.

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Mother of driver who caused three deaths in chase doesn't blame police

Quadruple fatality on March 20.

Michael Inman and Christopher Knaus The mother of the driver who caused one of the territory’s most horrific car crashes says she does not blame the police for chasing her son in a high speed pursuit.

Affordable Tralee a boon for buyers

Jake and Mel Cannon where the first people to register  purchase a block of land at Tralee.

Michael Inman A night sleeping rough could be the smartest financial decision that Jake Cannon has ever made.

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Magistrate criticises jailing of mentally ill man

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Lisa Cox and Michael Inman Court hears 27-year-old man with a mental illness spent nearly six months in Canberra's jail for minor offences.

Upskirter accused Sung Kun Kim faces more charges

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Michael Inman A Queanbeyan man accused of photographing up a woman's dress at the National Multicultural Festival is expected to be charged with a further 10 offences, a court has heard.

Warrants were out for motorcyclist who died in crash

Michael Inman and John-Paul Moloney A man killed after crashing a stolen motorcycle on Canberra Avenue on Monday morning was wanted by police for motor vehicle theft.

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.

Paramedics cannot force treatment: court

Michael Inman A Canberra court has found paramedics have no authority to force people to receive medical treatment.

Letter bomber awarded $415,000 workers comp

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Michael Inman Convicted tax office letter bomber Colin George Dunstan has been awarded more than $415,000 in workers compensation.

DansonFest concert to honour murder victim Nicholas Sofer-Schreiber

DansonFest: Craig McMillan, with Penelope Foudoulis and Graeme Syms are the organising a punk rock festival to celebrate the memory of murdered friend Nicolas Sofer-Shreiber.

Michael Inman and Christopher Knaus The man accused of murdering Nicholas Sofer-Schreiber has again faced an ACT court.

Punk rock festival to honour murder victim, Nicholas Sofer-Schreiber

Michael Inman and Christopher Knaus The man accused of murdering Nicholas Sofer-Schreiber has again faced an ACT court, as the slain punk rocker's friends prepare for a musical festival in his honour on Saturday.

Chance for same-sex marriages after High Court reserves decision

Same sex marriage.

Lisa Cox and Michael Inman The ACT will host the first same-sex marriages in Australia this weekend, after the High Court reserved its decision in the Commonwealth's challenge to the territory laws.

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Accused arsonist linked to more Canberra fires

Michael Inman A homeless man who was burnt by a fire he allegedly started in Molonglo is under investigation over a further four fires, a court has heard.

Sentence deferred for man who tied up, beat dealer

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Michael Inman A man who tied up a drug dealer and assaulted him for hours over a drug debt has one year to clean up his act, or go back to jail.

Reform or be jailed, judge tells assailant

Michael Inman Court Reporter A man who tied up a drug dealer and assaulted him for hours over a drug debt has one year to clean up his act, or go back to jail.

Former Olympian found guilty of assault

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Michael Inman A former Olympic boxer has been found guilty of bashing a truck driver in a Fyshwick street.

Olympian guilty of assaulting trucker

Former Olympic boxer Adam Tony Forsyth leaves the ACT Supreme Court.

Michael Inman An Olympic boxer has been found guilty of bashing a truck driver in a Fyshwick street.

Woman gets $1m for chair collapse

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Michael Inman A Canberra woman injured when an office chair collapsed under her has had her compensation raised to more than $1.1 million in a private court case.