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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Drug smuggler's jail sentence cut

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Michael Inman A drug smuggler who tried to import cocaine secreted inside a DVD player has had a year shaved off his jail sentence on appeal.

Priest pleads to offences against children

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Michael Inman A former Canberra Catholic priest has pleaded guilty to historical acts of indecency on young boys in Sydney the 1960s.

Violent home invader gets suspended sentence

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Michael Inman Peter Baldini was high and out to prove himself to friends when he went to a Mawson home to steal drugs in 2012.

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.

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.

Burglars jailed after looting cancer patient's home

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Michael Inman Two men who looted the home of a cancer patient while he was in Sydney for surgery have been jailed.

Violent home invader given six months to go straight

Michael Inman A Yass man who viciously assaulted his victim during a drug-fuelled home invasion to prove himself to friends has six months to go straight, or spend two years behind bars.

Drugs allegedly posted to Chinese tourist in Canberra

Michael Inman A Chinese tourist accused of collecting drugs posted from Hong Kong has paid $50,000 to be released on bail.

Zimbabwe ambassador Jacqueline Zwambila claims staff sabotaged her

Zimbabwe Ambassador Jacqueline Zwambila.

Michael Inman Jacqueline Zwambila says pro-Mugabe officials actively disrupted the country's diplomatic mission in Canberra in a campaign to undermine her as ambassador.

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Addict accused of smashing up southside methadone clinic

Michael Inman A Waramanga woman accused of smashing up a southside methadone clinic after it refused to give her takeaway medication has appeared in court for breaching her bail conditions.

Doctor accused of indecent acts files for bankruptcy

Michael Inman A Canberra doctor accused of fondling a patient has filed for bankruptcy and is living off the public purse, a court has heard.

Woden burglar likened raid to Simpsons episode

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Michael Inman A north coast woman who likened a late night raid at Westfield Woden to an episode of The Simpsons has avoided time behind bars.

Man linked to killing taken off the streets

Christopher Knaus and Michael Inman A man linked to the killing of a Phillip cannabis dealer on New Year's Day has been taken off the streets.

Farmers' markets back on the menu for Canberra shoppers

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Michael Inman Fresh locally grown food is back on the menu after the territory's three farmers' markets rebooted on the weekend.