Author Archive: Anne Clarkson

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$5000 reparation ordered for doctor smash

May 17, 2018 | By More
$5000 reparation ordered for doctor smash

A 45-year-old North New Brighton man must pay reparations of $5000 for running a red light in Dunedin and smashing into a car transporting four doctors.

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Couple fights to keep suppression

May 17, 2018 | By More
Couple fights to keep suppression

Name suppression for a couple who have been charged with a $1.4m theft will be appealed in the High Court in Christchurch after Judge Paul Kellar refused to continue the order today.

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Pharmacy robber handed over knife

May 14, 2018 | By More
Pharmacy robber handed over knife

An armed pharmacy robber said he meant business, but he handed over the knife he was holding when shop staff asked him to, the Christchurch District Court was told.

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Custody remand on two chase charges

May 4, 2018 | By More
Custody remand on two chase charges

A Nelson man who allegedly failed to stop for police in two pursuits has been remanded in custody after a Christchurch court appearance.

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Smuggled lizards were to be pets

April 27, 2018 | By More
Smuggled lizards were to be pets

A 24-year-old security guard has been sentenced to 18 weeks’ home detention and reparations for trying to bring four lizards into New Zealand from Thailand.

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Organised crime ring guilty pleas

April 27, 2018 | By More
Organised crime ring guilty pleas

A man charged with participating in an organised criminal group involved in burglaries, thefts, and fraud has admitted 23 charges in the Christchurch District Court.

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Gang member carried out arranged robbery

April 27, 2018 | By More
Gang member carried out arranged robbery

A gang member asked by two women to rob an ex-partner of one of them, admitted a robbery charge in the Christchurch District Court today.

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Online cheater jailed

April 20, 2018 | By More
Online cheater jailed

An online cheat was jailed for 19 months on 34 charges of using various internet auction sites to sell mobile phones and a laptop computer which she did not have.

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Custody remand for park attack accused

April 20, 2018 | By More
Custody remand for park attack accused

An 18-year-old who allegedly attacked a woman in Hagley Park last night will stay in custody while a legal aid application is processed.

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Meth and ecstasy imports admitted

April 19, 2018 | By More
Meth and ecstasy imports admitted

An unemployed Christchurch man pleaded guilty to four charges of importing methamphetamine and ecstasy by mail during May and June 2016.

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