Author Archive: Anne Clarkson

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Prison stabbing sentencing deferred

February 18, 2017 | By More
Prison stabbing sentencing deferred

The sentencing of a man who used a home-made knife in a frenzied attack on another inmate at Christchurch Men’s Prison was deferred for three months in the Christchurch District Court.

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Second person admits restaurant burglary

February 17, 2017 | By More
Second person admits restaurant burglary

A second person has admitted their part in the burglary of Cortado’s Restaurant on Somerfield Street in Beckenham, just across the road from the Sydenham police station.

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Jail for choker hold that led to riverside manslaughter

February 16, 2017 | By More
Jail for choker hold that led to riverside manslaughter

A man who put Simon Mark Prue in a choker hold after Prue had verbally abused him and kicked his bike, was jailed for nearly five years on a manslaughter charge.

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Suppression continues over alleged police shooting

February 13, 2017 | By More
Suppression continues over alleged police shooting

Suppression orders surrounding a 24-year-old being shot in the face by police have been continued in a bail application appearance in the Christchurch District Court.

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Man admits farm house raid

February 10, 2017 | By More
Man admits farm house raid

A 25-year-old man admitted punching and kicking his victim, and then taking items from a rural farm in Oxford in June 2015.

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Man admits raid on restaurant

February 10, 2017 | By More
Man admits raid on restaurant

A 31-year-old man has admitted the burglary of Cortado’s Restaurant in Beckenham, just across the road from the Sydenham Police Station.

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Inmates admit rampage at prison

February 9, 2017 | By More
Inmates admit rampage at prison

Two men with violent histories have admitted causing $6000 damage in the Christchurch Men’s prison, after they refused to go back to their medium-high security cell during a lock-down period.

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Ten more sex charges against businessman

February 9, 2017 | By More
Ten more sex charges against businessman

A 61-year-old company director has pleaded not guilty to three sex charges, on the same day that police have laid 10 more charges.

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Charity box theft admitted

January 16, 2017 | By More
Charity box theft admitted

A 17-year-old has admitted stealing a charity box from the counter of the Ibis Hotel on Hereford Street, and damaging of a door at the Baby Factory on Riccarton Road.

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Tsunami burglary charge remand in custody

December 21, 2016 | By More
Tsunami burglary charge remand in custody

A 24-year-old man who allegedly burgled a home a family had evacuated because of the tsunami threat, was remanded in custody at the Christchurch District Court.

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