Author Archive: Anne Clarkson

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Youth charged with dairy burglary

August 30, 2016 | By More
Youth charged with dairy burglary

An 18-year-old has been charged with an alleged attempted armed burglary at the Campus Corner Dairy in Upper Riccarton on Monday afternoon.

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House ‘taken over by drug offenders’, court told

August 28, 2016 | By More
House ‘taken over by drug offenders’, court told

A woman who allowed her house to be taken over by drug offenders, and then “joined in” and supplied methamphetamine herself, was sentenced to home detention in the Christchurch District Court.

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Prison officer attacked with boiling water

August 26, 2016 | By More
Prison officer attacked with boiling water

A prison officer’s “remarkably forgiving” victim impact statement helped in the sentencing of a 23-year-old who had tipped boiling water on him.

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Yaldhurst shooting charge admitted

August 25, 2016 | By More
Yaldhurst shooting charge admitted

A 36-year-old Oxford man has admitted shooting his business partner in an incident at a Yaldhurst property on July 13.

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Taser robbery charges denied

August 25, 2016 | By More
Taser robbery charges denied

A man police allege used a taser to try to rob a dairy in Opawa in July has pleaded not guilty to 10 charges in the Christchurch District Court.

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Man self-harmed in domestic violence incident

August 25, 2016 | By More
Man self-harmed in domestic violence incident

A man who threatened his partner with a machete while she was holding a young daughter, then self-harmed himself with a knife, was sentenced to prison in the Christchurch District Court today.

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Teen cries at robbery sentencing

August 24, 2016 | By More
Teen cries at robbery sentencing

A teenager who had not taken chances to address his synthetic cannabis addiction was jailed for over two years for the armed robbery of a convenience store, at the Christchurch District Court today.

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Meth involved in dangerous driving that injured two

August 21, 2016 | By More
Meth involved in dangerous driving that injured two

A 31-year-old with Mongrel Mob links was high on methamphetamine and alcohol when his aggressive driving injured two people in a taxi he crashed into.

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Teen jailed for street robbery

August 19, 2016 | By More
Teen jailed for street robbery

A youth has been sent to prison for 18 months for his part in a group robbery of teenagers in November.

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Court appearance after arrest warrant issued

August 11, 2016 | By More
Court appearance after arrest warrant issued

A man said to be a senior Head Hunters gang figure made a brief appearance in the Christchurch District Court today, after an arrest warrant was issued for him yesterday.

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