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Michael Inman is a courts reporter for The Canberra Times

Police raid CFMEU in search of evidence of bribery and blackmail

Nick McKenzie, Michael Inman, Michael Bachelard, Nick Toscano AFP raids the Canberra head office of the powerful construction union in search of evidence of bribery and blackmail.

Former NSW police worker guilty of false rape claims against prison guard ex-boyfriend

The woman's ex-boyfriend, then a prison guard, spent months in Goulburn jail after she alleged he had bashed and sexually assaulted her.

Michael Inman A former NSW police worker has been found guilty of making false sex assault claims against her prison guard ex-boyfriend

Court orders name of man who masturbated in public taken off sex offender register


Michael Inman A Canberra man who masturbated in his backyard in full view of neighbours has won an appeal to have his name removed from the sex offenders register.

Dealer used numerous phone and SIM cards to run drug operation


Michael Inman Police raid on "low level street dealer" found a hoard of mobile phones used to traffic heroin, a court has heard.

Canberra lawyer disbarred for professional misconduct

Michael Inman A Canberra lawyer has been banned from practising law after a court found he had misused money he held in trust for clients.

Company fined after worker nearly killed at Canberra Hospital work site


Michael Inman Canberra company fined after worker was electrocuted and spent several minutes clinically dead before being revived.

Canberra pensioner trafficked heroin to fund his gambling addiction


Michael Inman A Canberra man on a disability pension trafficked heroin to fund his gambling addiction.

Copa Brazilian Restaurant mass poisoning criminal trial delayed

The Copa Brazilian Churrasco restaurant in Dickson.

Michael Inman A criminal trial over Canberra's largest salmonella outbreak has been delayed until next year.

High risk offender attacked strangers from behind in public

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Michael Inman A Canberra man who sexually assaulted three young strangers in public has been rated a high risk of reoffending.

ACT Bar says DPP reinstated without transparent process or proper consultation

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Michael Inman A peak legal body has slammed the ACT government for a lack of transparency in reappointing ACT Director of Public Prosecutions Jon White for a further three years.

Kenoss Contractors fined $1.1 million for workplace death

Michael Booth who died on a work site in 2012.

Michael Inman Canberra corporation has been fined $1.1 million for 'foreseeable' safety breaches that led to workers death. But it might not be paid.

Woman attacked RSPCA inspectors upon news her sick dog would be euthanased

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Michael Inman Narrabundah woman attacked two RSPCA inspectors when told her pet needed to be put down.

Ram raids to pay for ice addiction: offender

The scene of a ram raid at Gunghalin Villiage Shopping centre last month

Michael Inman Teenager went on a crime spree that included two ram raids and cost hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Naming and shaming Canberra land-tax dodgers nets almost $2 million

Naming and shaming land tax dodgers has helped the ACT government recover almost $2 million in debt.

Michael Inman, Markus Mannheim Naming and shaming land-tax dodgers has helped the ACT government recover almost $2 million in debt.

No bail for alleged Canberra child abductor

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Michael Inman A woman accused of abducting a child from a north Canberra care home will stay behind bars.

Thief sentenced to two and a half years jail for $34,000 jewel heist


Michael Inman A thief who stole $34,000 worth of jewellery - and has almost 200 prior convictions - has been jailed.

Ten-year ban for man who under-fed dog and failed to notice tumour

A vet estimated eight-year-old golden retriever, Toohey, was eight-to-10 kilograms underweight.

Michael Inman Man who under-fed his dog and failed to notice it had cancer banned from having a pet for a decade.

Rebels bikie allegedly faked job reference to get out of jail

Christopher Guymer, 29, is back in custody on a charge of perverting the course of justice.

Michael Inman Man tendered two documents to court to get bail, put police allege one of them was fake.

Canberra cyclist appeals against order to pay fellow rider $1.7 million for crash

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Michael Inman Man was riding with a friend when he hit a piece of timber, knocking his friend into path of a car.

Taxi driver jailed for sexual assault on passenger


Michael Inman Driver took drunk passenger to his house and sexually assaulted her, then dropped her home.