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Michael Inman is a courts reporter for The Canberra Times

Teacher allegedly had sex with underage student


Michael Inman Former teacher admits sex with student, but says he was 16

AFP Commissioner Tony Negus quits

Australian Federal Police Commissioner Tony Negus, speaking at the signing of policing purchase agreement.

Michael Inman Australian Federal Police Commissioner on Friday announced he will quit the force after a 32-year career.

ACT Police officer capsicum sprays tethered dog

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Michael Inman A tethered dog was capsicum sprayed by an ACT Police officer during a raid on a Griffith property last month.

Police mum on sprayed dog investigation

Justen Storay, centre, from Griffith with Zoe Storay, left, 8, and Declan Storay, right, 3, playing with their family dog Laps.

Michael Inman and Megan Gorrey ACT Policing will not reveal whether an internal probe into an officer who fired capsicum spray at a chained dog will be made public.

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.

Drug trafficker who viciously beat partner jailed for almost 13 years

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Michael Inman A cocaine trafficker who beat his partner so viciously she later cried blood has been sentenced to almost 13 years jail

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.

Custody case leads to kidnap and prison

Michael Inman Two men who abducted, drugged and robbed another man over a custody dispute last year have been jailed.

Teenager may face more charges after allegedly flashing women

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Michael Inman A teenager accused of exposing himself to a 13-year-old girl in Canberra's north on Monday could be charged with a number of further offences against women, a court has heard.

ACT kidnap accused denied bail for second time


Michael Inman A Canberra father allegedly kidnapped and repeatedly hit his 10-month-old son after earlier beating his mother and his partner, a court has heard.

Boy, 17, denied bail on charges of exposing himself

Michael Inman Court Reporter A teenager accused of exposing himself to a 13-year-old girl in Canberra's north on Monday could be charged with a number of further offences against women, a court has heard.

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.

Priest pleads to offences against children


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

Baldini and two co-offenders viciously beat the resident and stole  medication and cigarettes.

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.

Accused teen flasher faces more charges

Michael Inman A teenager accused of flashing a 13-year-old girl in Canberra's north has been charged with a second act of indecency.

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.

Eastman witnesses asked to ''please explain''

David Eastman.

Michael Inman A number of witnesses in the Eastman inquiry have been asked to explain why they should not be criticised in the final report.

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.

Teen found guilty of incest avoids jail

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Michael Inman A Canberra teen who molested his young half-sister is not welcome back in the family home, a court has heard.