Author Archive: Anne Clarkson

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Weapons, drugs charges admitted

August 17, 2018 | By More
Weapons, drugs charges admitted

A man who led police on a car chase a year ago has now pleaded guilty to a long list of drug, weapons, and driving charges in the Christchurch District Court.

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Repeat child porn offender jailed

August 8, 2018 | By More
Repeat child porn offender jailed

A 34-year-old repeat offender has been jailed for 25 months for having nearly 30,000 child sex abuse videos and images on his computer system.

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17-year sentence for child rape offences

August 6, 2018 | By More
17-year sentence for child rape offences

A judge has rejected an assessment that a convicted child sex abuse offender was a low risk of offending, and jailed him for 17 years 2 months in the Christchurch District Court.

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Nine years’ jail for tinny house shooting

July 28, 2018 | By More
Nine years’ jail for tinny house shooting

A robbery of a cannabis tinny house where a man was accidentally shot in the neck has led to a sentence of more than nine years in prison.

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Woman told she was ‘not leaving alive’

July 23, 2018 | By More
Woman told she was ‘not leaving alive’

After barricading himself in a bedroom, a man threatened to set a woman alight with petrol he had brought and slit her throat.

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Angry boyfriend set car ablaze

July 13, 2018 | By More
Angry boyfriend set car ablaze

A woman’s car was burnt out in Christchurch’s red zone because her boyfriend was angry with her.

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High speed chase by former manslaughter inmate

July 9, 2018 | By More
High speed chase by former manslaughter inmate

A judge ruled out home detention for a 31-year-old driver with a previous manslaughter conviction, who has now got into a dangerous high speed chase and crashed into a dog park fence.

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Rooftop burglar admits Tannery raid

July 6, 2018 | By More
Rooftop burglar admits Tannery raid

Rooftop burglar Craig Murray Shaw has admitted raiding $280,000 worth of jewellery from La Bu Jewellery, in The Tannery, in November.

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Knife chase woman ‘wants to change’

July 6, 2018 | By More
Knife chase woman ‘wants to change’

A young woman who chased three people down the street while brandishing a knife says she does not like the person she has become.

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More charges of over rental burglaries

July 2, 2018 | By More
More charges of over rental burglaries

Two women in custody for an alleged burglary of a Sumner home booked on an accommodation website have had five new burglary charges laid in the Christchurch District Court.

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