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Michael Inman is a courts reporter for The Canberra Times

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.

Girl used to photograph neighbour's explicit acts, court is told

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Michael Inman A girl used as a photographer in her neighbour's explicit photo shoots was so distressed she could not write a victim impact statement, 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.

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

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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.

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.

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.

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.

ACT taxi driver jailed for running down passenger over fare spat

Michael Inman A taxi driver who ran down a passenger after a spat over a fare has been sentenced to six years jail.

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.

Man threatened to shoot woman in head during video store hold-up

Michael Inman A Palmerston man pointed a handgun at a northside video store employee and threatened to shoot her in the head if she did not give him $50 notes, a court has heard.

Jail time suspended for Wanniassa offender in unprovoked assault

Michael Inman A man suffered a broken arm and jaw after an argument about noise at a southside public housing block, a court has heard.

Man jailed for 28 months for assault of jewellery theft

Michael Inman A Watson man who accused a friend of thinking he was ''so bling'' before he stole more than $14,000 in gold jewellery from him has been jailed.

Thomas Robins acquitted of culpable driving

Michael Inman A Macgregor man has been acquitted of culpable driving for a crash that claimed the life of his friend.

Man acquitted of culpable driving in crash that killed his friend

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Michael Inman A Macgregor man has been acquitted of culpable driving for a crash that claimed the life of his friend.

Jury out on mate's drink-drive fatality

Michael Inman A jury is deliberating in the case of a Macgregor man accused of killing his friend in a car accident after a night spent drinking.

Man who stole car with baby inside committed for sentence

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Kristen, Patrick and 7 month old Morrison, thank police for their help after Morrison was taken in a car theft yesterday.
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Michael Inman A man who stole a car with a baby inside in Canberra's north earlier this year has been committed for sentence to the ACT Supreme Court.

Fright freeze precedent will change consent in ACT rape trials

Stalking - a stalker

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Michael Inman Evidence that a rape victim 'froze' during her attack has been used to secure a conviction for the first time in the ACT.

Court told drinking preceded fatal crash

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Michael Inman A Macgregor man accused of killing his friend in a crash had been drinking at a party shortly before the accident, a court has heard.

Gordon man acquitted of raping neighbour's girlfriend

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Michael Inman A Gordon man has been acquitted of raping a woman he encountered after she had run away from an argument with her boyfriend.