Author Archive: Anne Clarkson

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Broken bones in bus stop bashing

September 15, 2017 | By More
Broken bones in bus stop bashing

A 30-year-old man admitted causing broken bones by punching his victim repeatedly while he lay on the ground at a bus stop on Pages Road, Christchurch.

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Woman stole suitcases from travellers

September 7, 2017 | By More
Woman stole suitcases from travellers

A woman who stole three suitcases from Christchurch Airport, rifled through them and then threw the contents away, was sentenced to community work and ordered to pay reparation in the Christchurch District Court.

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Potential half-million dollar drug interception

August 31, 2017 | By More
Potential half-million dollar drug interception

A 30-year-old man has admitted importation of a substance which could produce half a million dollars worth of synthetic cannabis.

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Teen jailed for two police chases

August 24, 2017 | By More
Teen jailed for two police chases

A teenager was jailed for two years three months after admitting being the driver of two unlawfully taken cars which were involved in police chases in June.

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Long jail term for robber-on-a-bike

August 22, 2017 | By More
Long jail term for robber-on-a-bike

A man has been jailed for over seven years for two armed robberies of Kiwibanks, where he made his getaways on a red bicycle.

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14 more wheelie bin arson charges

August 17, 2017 | By More
14 more wheelie bin arson charges

A Burnside man faced 14 new charges of setting fire to wheelie bins, in the Christchurch District Court today.

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Loaded firearms found at Dunedin shooting scene

August 15, 2017 | By More
Loaded firearms found at Dunedin shooting scene

Police found loaded firearms and a substantial amount of ammunition when they searched the home where a Dunedin man had fired 20 rifle shots from inside his bedroom.

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Organised shoplifting accused held in custody

August 11, 2017 | By More
Organised shoplifting accused held in custody

Two Aranui mothers charged with being part of an organised shoplifting ring in Christchurch, Rangiora, and Ashburton have been remanded in custody.

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$60,000 blackmail bid admitted

August 9, 2017 | By More
$60,000 blackmail bid admitted

A man has admitted the $60,000 blackmailing of a man he called a paedophile, and posting comments on social media groups about him.

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Shaken baby suffered brain bleed

July 19, 2017 | By More
Shaken baby suffered brain bleed

Name suppression has been granted to a father who admits hitting and shaking his infant son, causing a brain bleed.

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