Author Archive: Anne Clarkson

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New charges for shopping mall chase accused

March 16, 2015 | By More
New charges for shopping mall chase accused

The 30-year-old man arrested on weapon and kidnapping charges after a police chase ending at the Barrington Mall last month, faced three further charges at the Christchurch District Court today.

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Donation boxes targeted by repeat thief

March 13, 2015 | By More
Donation boxes targeted by repeat thief

An offender who repeatedly steals charity donation boxes, tip jars, and cash from tills, has been sentenced to four months home detention and 150 hours community work in the Christchurch District Court.

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French visitor admits bicycle crash

March 12, 2015 | By More
French visitor admits bicycle crash

A French man in Christchurch on a one year work visa has admitted a charge of careless use of a vehicle – his bicycle – causing injury.

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Injuries from high speed crash admitted

March 8, 2015 | By More
Injuries from high speed crash admitted

A 28-year-old who injured three people when he crashed after driving at over 169k per hour, pleaded guilty in the Christchurch District Court.

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$180,000 tax repayment ordered

March 8, 2015 | By More
$180,000 tax repayment ordered

A man who managed the affairs of three companies, all of which have gone into liquidation, has been ordered to pay $180,000 reparations to the Inland Revenue Department.

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Bail bid delayed on tools theft charges

March 6, 2015 | By More
Bail bid delayed on tools theft charges

An Oxford man charged with thefts of trade tools and a trailer worth a total of $60,000 from two Christchurch construction companies will stay in custody till next week before his bail application is considered.

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Streaker will apply to dodge conviction

March 5, 2015 | By More
Streaker will apply to dodge conviction

A 21-year-old student admitted running naked onto the pitch at a ICC World Cup cricket match, but is going to apply for a discharge without conviction.

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Home detention for gang stabbing

March 4, 2015 | By More
Home detention for gang stabbing

A fight that ended in a man being stabbed twice outside McDonalds in Linwood last August has led to a home detention sentence for a rival gang member.

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Domestic drug courier offences admitted

March 4, 2015 | By More
Domestic drug courier offences admitted

A 34-year-old man has pleaded guilty to six drugs charges relating to a domestic drug courier operation.

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Jail for ‘despicable’ offending

February 27, 2015 | By More
Jail for ‘despicable’ offending

A prison escaper who spent 33 months on the run has been jailed for nearly two years for what the judge described as “despicable” offending.

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