Author Archive: Anne Clarkson

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Farm remedied after neglect prosecution

June 11, 2015 | By More
Farm remedied after neglect prosecution

A farm manager who admitted ill-treating and neglecting cows has been convicted and discharged because of the extraordinary steps he has taken to remedy the running of the farm near Christchurch.

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Prowler seen as high risk of re-offending

May 27, 2015 | By More
Prowler seen as high risk of re-offending

A 24-year-old man was sentenced to prison for over two years for charges relating to his “dysfunctional sexual behaviour”.

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No extra jail time for mobster

April 23, 2015 | By More
No extra jail time for mobster

A judge decided not to extend a jail term for the Mongrel Mob man who was being sentenced for unlawfully taking the car he later crashed, killing a 15-year-old passenger.

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Jail for sex industry stabbing

April 23, 2015 | By More
Jail for sex industry stabbing

One of the youngest people placed on the methadone programme at a Christchurch rehabilitation centre has been jailed for over four years for stabbing a man in a sex industry fracas last May.

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Further psychiatric report ordered in road rage case

April 23, 2015 | By More
Further psychiatric report ordered in road rage case

A psychiatric report on a man’s fitness to stand trial has been ordered in a case involving allegations over a violent road rage incident in North Canterbury.

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Man charged over home invasion allegation

April 17, 2015 | By More
Man charged over home invasion allegation

A 24-year-old Woolston gib stopper was charged with assaulting a woman, causing grievous bodily harm to a male, and aggravated burglary over an alleged home invasion incident on Tuesday.

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Theft of chef’s bag alleged

April 13, 2015 | By More
Theft of chef’s bag alleged

A man listed as having “no fixed abode” appeared in court today charged with the theft of a rucksack and its contents valued at $1700 from Cafe Valentino.

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Home detention for ‘appalling’ stabbing

April 10, 2015 | By More
Home detention for ‘appalling’ stabbing

A street stabbing incident described by Judge Jane Farish as “appalling” led to a home detention sentence of 12 months in the Christchurch District Court today.

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Man denies drugs, pistol charges

April 9, 2015 | By More
Man denies drugs, pistol charges

A man charged with possession of methamphetamine, cannabis, and a pistol, pleaded not guilty to all the charges in the Christchurch District Court today.

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Long jail term over drug courier operation

April 7, 2015 | By More
Long jail term over drug courier operation

A 34-year-old who admitted charges relating to a domestic drug courier operation was sentenced to seven years nine months in prison, in the Christchurch District Court.

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