Author Archive: Anne Clarkson

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‘Vigilante justice’ charges admitted

February 16, 2018 | By More
‘Vigilante justice’ charges admitted

A man accused of carrying out vigilante justice over some schoolyard bullying has pleaded guilty to kidnap, assault, and sexual violation charges in the Christchurch District Court.

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Community detention for drive-by robbery

January 29, 2018 | By More
Community detention for drive-by robbery

A teenager was sentenced to community detention for a drive-by robbery of four people in the early hours of the morning on January 23, 2017.

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Coast man admits sword robbery

January 29, 2018 | By More
Coast man admits sword robbery

A man who robbed a West Coast petrol station with a samurai sword pleaded guilty to a charge of aggravated robbery in the Christchurch District Court.

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Teen’s ‘Grinch’ burglary

January 29, 2018 | By More
Teen’s ‘Grinch’ burglary

A Christmas present was among the items 17-year-old Pierre Tawhi stole in a Christmas Day burglary.

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Con-man admits another $91,000 rip-off

January 24, 2018 | By More
Con-man admits another $91,000 rip-off

An inveterate Christchurch con-man has admitted 60 charges of ripping off an elderly man who had won a Lotto prize of more than $100,000.

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Community-based sentence for theft from club

December 22, 2017 | By More
Community-based sentence for theft from club

A supervisor who took money from the Papanui Club was sentenced to community work, supervision, and ordered to pay reparation, at her sentencing in the Christchurch District Court.

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Denial on meth importation charge

December 18, 2017 | By More
Denial on meth importation charge

A second man has denied a charge of importing methamphetamine from Mexico in an airfreight consignment of safety lights.

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Denial over meth importation charge

December 4, 2017 | By More
Denial over meth importation charge

One of the two men charged with importing 49 kilograms of methamphetamine from Mexico pleaded not guilty to his charges in the Christchurch District Court.

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Bail refused for having child abuse porn

December 1, 2017 | By More
Bail refused for having child abuse porn

A 61-year-old man has admitted having over 290 images and videos that depict adults having sex with children, and various animals, on his computer.

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Two in custody after Tribesmen gang raids

November 29, 2017 | By More
Two in custody after Tribesmen gang raids

One man and his mother have been remanded in custody after property searches and arrests at the end of a three-month investigation into the Tribesmen MC gang.

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