Author Archive: Anne Clarkson

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Long jail term for robber-on-a-bike

August 22, 2017 | By More
Long jail term for robber-on-a-bike

A man has been jailed for over seven years for two armed robberies of Kiwibanks, where he made his getaways on a red bicycle.

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14 more wheelie bin arson charges

August 17, 2017 | By More
14 more wheelie bin arson charges

A Burnside man faced 14 new charges of setting fire to wheelie bins, in the Christchurch District Court today.

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Loaded firearms found at Dunedin shooting scene

August 15, 2017 | By More
Loaded firearms found at Dunedin shooting scene

Police found loaded firearms and a substantial amount of ammunition when they searched the home where a Dunedin man had fired 20 rifle shots from inside his bedroom.

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Organised shoplifting accused held in custody

August 11, 2017 | By More
Organised shoplifting accused held in custody

Two Aranui mothers charged with being part of an organised shoplifting ring in Christchurch, Rangiora, and Ashburton have been remanded in custody.

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$60,000 blackmail bid admitted

August 9, 2017 | By More
$60,000 blackmail bid admitted

A man has admitted the $60,000 blackmailing of a man he called a paedophile, and posting comments on social media groups about him.

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Shaken baby suffered brain bleed

July 19, 2017 | By More
Shaken baby suffered brain bleed

Name suppression has been granted to a father who admits hitting and shaking his infant son, causing a brain bleed.

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HIV-positive man admits dangerous sexual contact

July 18, 2017 | By More
HIV-positive man admits dangerous sexual contact

A man who met men through social media and had consensual unprotected sex with them, has admitted that he did not tell them he was HIV positive.

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Man stabbed in neck with broken bottle

July 17, 2017 | By More
Man stabbed in neck with broken bottle

A woman has admitted stabbing a man in the neck with a broken glass bottle, causing four wounds that missed his jugular vein by 1mm.

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Jail for receiving stolen war medals

July 17, 2017 | By More
Jail for receiving stolen war medals

A man who said he “did not know the significance” of the stolen war medals he received and tried to sell has been sentenced to 12 months’ prison.

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Teen faces $44,000 damage bill

July 4, 2017 | By More
Teen faces $44,000 damage bill

A teenager has promised to pay more than $44,000 for the damage he did in a drink-driving incident in Nelson on Boxing Day.

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