Author Archive: Anne Clarkson

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Mother discharged on medical treatment charge

April 29, 2016 | By More
Mother discharged on medical treatment charge

A charge of failing to get medical care for her son who later died in hospital has been discharged for Emma Le Fleming Roberts in the Christchurch District Court.

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Suppression lifts on double stabbing accused

April 28, 2016 | By More
Suppression lifts on double stabbing accused

Name suppression has been lifted on a man charged with a double stabbing at New Brighton at the weekend.

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Community-based sentence imposed for robbery

April 27, 2016 | By More
Community-based sentence imposed for robbery

A 27-year-old woman has been given a community-based sentence for her part in an aggravated robbery incident between Cust and Pegasus township in December.

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Woman will try to ‘fix’ daughter broken by abuse

April 25, 2016 | By More
Woman will try to ‘fix’ daughter broken by abuse

A Christchurch woman says she will try to “fix” her daughter who was raped and sexually abused by the girl’s father when she was aged five.

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Heater held against woman, court told

April 22, 2016 | By More
Heater held against woman, court told

A man held a hot oil-column heater against a woman for 30 seconds during a domestic dispute, the Christchurch District Court was told.

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Jail time for menacing incident

April 22, 2016 | By More
Jail time for menacing incident

A 24-year-old woman already in prison for fraud charges had 10 months added to her sentence on a charge of demanding with menaces.

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Insanity finding after strange incident

April 22, 2016 | By More
Insanity finding after strange incident

A man arrested after he tried to hit a police dog, poke its eyes, and break its legs, has been found not guilty of four charges on grounds of insanity.

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Bike thief cops the wrong judge

April 22, 2016 | By More
Bike thief cops the wrong judge

A 26-year-old man was unlucky that a no-nonsense visiting judge in the Christchurch District Court knew him well from the court in New Plymouth.

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Jail for touching sleeping women

April 18, 2016 | By More
Jail for touching sleeping women

A 24-year-old who touched sleeping women after sneaking into their rooms was jailed for nearly five years.

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Man admits receiving burgled goods

April 13, 2016 | By More
Man admits receiving burgled goods

A 38-year-old Linwood man has admitted receiving property stolen from a Phillipstown outdoor equipment business that was burgled in December and again in January.

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