Author Archive: Anne Clarkson

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No conviction in case that started as sex attack

October 12, 2018 | By More
No conviction in case that started as sex attack

A 19-year-old has been discharged without conviction after a “confused and drunken” episode at a Lincoln University hall that originally led to a sex attack charge.

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Siblings agree to pay for parking building damage

October 9, 2018 | By More
Siblings agree to pay for parking building damage

An Aranui brother and sister who damaged a barrier arm and ticket dispenser in a Wilson’s Car Park have been told they need to learn to control their tempers.

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Man admits stabbing police dog in throat

October 5, 2018 | By More
Man admits stabbing police dog in throat

A Hornby man has admitted stabbing a police dog in the throat in an incident in Kaiapoi on May 31.

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Convicted murderer says he was insane

October 2, 2018 | By More
Convicted murderer says he was insane

Sainey Marong says his murder trial conviction was an injustice as he had untreated diabetes and was insane at the time of sex worker Renee Duckmanton’s murder.

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Murder parolee recalled to prison

October 2, 2018 | By More
Murder parolee recalled to prison

A murder life parolee has been recalled to prison until at least next March for using drugs.

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Home detention for drink-driver who struck pedestrian

September 14, 2018 | By More
Home detention for drink-driver who struck pedestrian

A drink-driver who hit a man walking on the footpath in Cambridge Terrace, then left the scene, was sentenced to seven months’ home detention and ordered to pay $7500 to the victim, in the Christchurch District Court.

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Siblings admit parking building damage

September 12, 2018 | By More
Siblings admit parking building damage

A brother and sister admitted intentionally damaging a barrier arm and ticket dispenser owned by Wilson’s Car Parking Ltd because they were frustrated that they could not leave the building.

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‘Rampage’ offender admits injuring nurse

September 5, 2018 | By More
‘Rampage’ offender admits injuring nurse

A man being held in the Hillmorton Forensic Unit after sentencing on charges relating to a violent rampage in Christchurch in 2012, has admitted pouring a hot cup of coffee onto a nurse’s head.

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200kmh crash driver described as ‘idiot’

August 29, 2018 | By More
200kmh crash driver described as ‘idiot’

The father of a 32-year-old woman passenger killed in a high-speed crash near Burnham, told the Christchurch District Court that she was “killed by the actions of an idiot”.

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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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