Author Archive: Anne Clarkson

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‘One-man crime wave’ jailed

June 21, 2017 | By More
‘One-man crime wave’ jailed

A “one-man crime wave” who told the court prison had saved his life, was sentenced to two-and-a-half years’ jail for dishonesty charges involving losses of $49,000.

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Bail granted to robbery accused

June 19, 2017 | By More
Bail granted to robbery accused

A 24-year-old labourer has been charged with the aggravated robbery of a woman on Sheldon Street, Woolston, at the weekend.

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Prison officer bashed by teen murder accused

June 16, 2017 | By More
Prison officer bashed by teen murder accused

While on remand in custody for murder, an 18-year-old punched a prison officer twice in the head in an incident at the Christchurch Men’s Prison.

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Corrections officers bashed in riot

June 16, 2017 | By More
Corrections officers bashed in riot

An inmate has admitted bashing prison officers in a riot at the Christchurch Men’s Prison in November.

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Fishing voyage lost $173,000 because of lies

June 14, 2017 | By More
Fishing voyage lost $173,000 because of lies

A couple face a $173,000 reparation claim after lying about a family death and serious injury to make a fishing trawler return to port.

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Pub armed robberies, shootings admitted

June 12, 2017 | By More
Pub armed robberies, shootings admitted

A 23-year-old has admitted the armed robbery of six hotels in Christchurch and South Canterbury, and  shooting two women in a home invasion.

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No more chances for woman fraudster

June 2, 2017 | By More
No more chances for woman fraudster

Second chances ran out for accomplished conwoman Ann-Marie Kathrine Smith, with an eight-month jail term being imposed on her 14th remand appearance facing fraud charges.

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Hunter fined for accidental shot

June 2, 2017 | By More
Hunter fined for accidental shot

A man who accidentally fired a rifle through his own car door and into another car parked nearby has been fined in the Christchurch District Court.

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Professional man stays in custody

June 2, 2017 | By More
Professional man stays in custody

Name suppression continues for a well known Christchurch professional man who has been remanded in custody again when he made his second appearance after his arrest on firearms and drugs charges last weekend.

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Deer poaching denied

May 30, 2017 | By More
Deer poaching denied

A man has pleaded not guilty to poaching a stag allegedly shot on private property at Waiau, North Canterbury.

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