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Michael Inman is a courts reporter for The Canberra Times

Prosecutors say kill plot trio should do more time

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Michael Inman ACT's DPP says three young men who plotted to kill a Canberra teenager should do more jail time.

Bigamous priest given suspended jail sentence

Alec Stevenson outside the Magistrates Court.

Michael Inman A priest found guilty of bigamy after remarrying twice has been handed a suspended jail sentence.

Murder victim feared stalker, witness claims

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Michael Inman The mother of accused killer Aleksander Vojneski says the victim had feared a stalker from her past shortly before her death.

Father cleared of breaking his son's ribs

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Michael Inman A Canberra father has been acquitted of charges he punched and squeezed his four-month-old son so hard he fractured 13 ribs.

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.

Former Canberra teacher acquitted of sex with underage student

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Michael Inman Canberra jury acquits former Canberra teacher of charges of having sex with an underage student.

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.

Teacher allegedly had sex with underage student


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

ACT DPP will argue to keep David Eastman behind bars

The arrest of the Colin Winchester murder suspect, David Harold Eastman, at his Reid flat in 1992.

Michael Inman The Office of ACT Director of Public Prosecutions has won another bid to argue David Eastman should remain behind bars.

War veteran committed suicide over pension investigation, widow says


Megan Gorrey and Michael Inman A Vietnam veteran committed suicide after an investigation into his pension entitlements drove him to breaking point, his widow says.

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.

Road rage accused denied bail

Michael Inman A man allegedly rammed a car and then attacked it with a machete during a road rage incident, a court has heard.

Mass killer Julian Knight seeks transfer to Canberra jail

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Michael Inman Victoria’s worst mass killer has sprung a second bid to be transferred to Canberra 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.

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

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.

David Eastman wants DPP declared vexatious

The arrest of the Colin Winchester murder suspect, David Harold Eastman, at his Reid flat in 1992.

Michael Inman Convicted killer David Harold Eastman has threatened to have the Office of ACT Director of Public Prosecutions declared a vexatious litigant.

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.

Man allegedly used makeshift spear to rob service station

Michael Inman A Belconnen man accused of robbing a southside service station with a makeshift spear has been banned from leaving his house at night.

Mafia link could have saved Eastman at trial

David Eastman on his way to the ACT Supreme Court

Michael Inman Evidence of a Calabrian mafia hit on Canberra's top cop could have helped David Harold Eastman beat the murder charge against him in 1995.