Author Archive: Anne Clarkson

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Teen captured by public during robbery attempt

April 27, 2017 | By More
Teen captured by public during robbery attempt

A teenager who was captured while attempting to rob the Campus Corner Dairy in Upper Riccarton has been jailed for one year ten months.

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16 years’ jail for long term abuse of woman

April 27, 2017 | By More
16 years’ jail for long term abuse of woman

A man left his sentencing grinning and clapping after being jailed for 16 years on 17 charges including rape, injuring, and assaulting an Italian woman.

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Teen on false complaint charge

April 26, 2017 | By More
Teen on false complaint charge

A teenager who allegedly told the police she had been abducted for sex was charged with making a false statement, in the Christchurch District Court.

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High risk offender jailed for ESO breaches

April 26, 2017 | By More
High risk offender jailed for ESO breaches

A high risk sex offender has been jailed for his 20th and 21st breaches of his extended supervision order.

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22-year-old admits cheating woman out of $75,000

April 23, 2017 | By More
22-year-old admits cheating woman out of $75,000

A 22-year-old has admitted manipulating and deceiving an older woman into giving her over $75,000, and then spending the money on clothing, makeup, alcohol, concerts, accommodation, and flights.

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Eight years’ jail for bat attack on pregnant woman

April 12, 2017 | By More
Eight years’ jail for bat attack on pregnant woman

A man who attacked a woman until he saw a “lifeless unmoving body on the ground” was sentenced to prison for eight years three months.

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Drugs and cash evidence of large scale dealing

April 8, 2017 | By More
Drugs and cash evidence of large scale dealing

Cash and drugs worth about half a million dollars were found in a Christchurch police swoop, the Crown said as a 44-year-old pleaded guilty.

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Arson charges dropped

April 7, 2017 | By More
Arson charges dropped

Two people who went to trial on charges of burgling and setting fire to a house in Woodend  had their charges discharged in the Christchurch District Court.

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Prowler jailed for biting householder

April 5, 2017 | By More
Prowler jailed for biting householder

A man described as using “animalistic violence” on his victim when he punched and bit him on the cheek causing permanent scarring, was jailed at his Christchurch District Court sentencing.

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$22,000 fines for unauthorised earthworks

April 4, 2017 | By More
$22,000 fines for unauthorised earthworks

A Kaiapoi business owner and his companies have been fined $22,000 and ordered to apply for restrospective resource consents on three properties for unauthorised earthworks.

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