Author Archive: Anne Clarkson

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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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Manslaughter parolee admits breach

July 2, 2018 | By More
Manslaughter parolee admits breach

A man who breached two of his manslaughter parole conditions pleaded guilty to both charges in the Christchurch District Court today.

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Two police pursuits admitted

June 11, 2018 | By More
Two police pursuits admitted

A Nelson 32-year-old was remanded in custody for sentencing after he admitted two police pursuits through Canterbury in May.

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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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