Author Archive: Anne Clarkson

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Life parolee admits absconding

May 29, 2017 | By More
Life parolee admits absconding

A man on life parole for the murder of an 11-year-old admitted taking off his electronic bracelet and leaving his parole address at Odyssey House.

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More armed robbery charges laid

May 29, 2017 | By More
More armed robbery charges laid

A man who police allege shot and wounded a mother and daughter, and robbed hotels while armed, has had five new charges laid against him in the Christchurch District Court.

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Man jailed for injuries to baby

May 25, 2017 | By More
Man jailed for injuries to baby

A man who tried to force feed, and then shook a five-month-old baby, has been sent to jail.

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Judge slams ‘woeful’ rehab resourcing

May 19, 2017 | By More
Judge slams ‘woeful’ rehab resourcing

A judge has slammed Canterbury’s inadequate resourcing for drug and alcohol assessments, when a report was declined for a 17-year-old who appeared before her for sentencing in the Christchurch District Court.

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Tsunami looter jailed for three years

May 17, 2017 | By More
Tsunami looter jailed for three years

A man who looted a family’s home in New Brighton during a tsunami alert evacuation has met his victims and apologised.

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Man admits rape of drunk teenager

May 17, 2017 | By More
Man admits rape of drunk teenager

A 22-year-old has admitted raping a drunk 15-year-old girl in the bushes of a property in Linwood, after she got off a bus and became separated from her friends.

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Husband’s assault ‘destroyed family’

May 15, 2017 | By More
Husband’s assault ‘destroyed family’

A wife said her husband’s attack with a piece of wood destroyed her whole family, and left her with scars for the rest of her life.

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State of the world prompted vandalism spree

May 11, 2017 | By More
State of the world prompted vandalism spree

A man who told police he was depressed about Waitangi Day, Donald Trump, and the world, admitted he and his brother caused over $3000 damage to eight cars and a trailer in February.

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Deer poacher fined $1000

May 9, 2017 | By More
Deer poacher fined $1000

A man caught butchering a stag that had been shot on private property admitted the poaching charge, and was fined in the Christchurch District Court.

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Custody remand for arson accused

May 8, 2017 | By More
Custody remand for arson accused

A woman charged with setting fire to the Christchurch flat she lived in, has been remanded in custody so she can find a suitable address for bail.

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