Author Archive: Anne Clarkson

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Assaults on police admitted

September 8, 2015 | By More
Assaults on police admitted

A 29-year-old builder has admitted two assaults on police officers who were arresting him at The Palms Shopping Centre in June.

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Man admits arson of house, beating of householder

September 7, 2015 | By More
Man admits arson of house, beating of householder

A man has admitted setting fire to a house in Woodend, and then going to the victim’s workplace and beating him up.

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Community detention after drugs, firearm raids

September 7, 2015 | By More
Community detention after drugs, firearm raids

A Kaiapoi man was sentenced to community detention after a series of police raids at properties in Christchurch, Kaiapoi, and Waddington in early March.

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Hefty penalties for dealing in blackmarket crays, paua

September 4, 2015 | By More
Hefty penalties for dealing in blackmarket crays, paua

A restauranteur must pay a hefty fine and do community work for dealing in blackmarket crayfish and paua, and also has to forfeit items used in the offending.

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Third person charged with dairy robberies

September 4, 2015 | By More
Third person charged with dairy robberies

A third person has been charged with the robberies of two Christchurch dairies, while armed with an air pistol, on Monday night.

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More sex attack charges laid

September 3, 2015 | By More
More sex attack charges laid

A bail hearing for a man accused of sexually violating a teenage girl, and burgling a Phillipstown house, was delayed today as police laid eight more sex charges.

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Brothers face sentencing for New Brighton ram raids

September 3, 2015 | By More
Brothers face sentencing for New Brighton ram raids

A second man – a brother of the first – has admitted ram-raiding and burglary of commercial premises in New Brighton in July.

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Bail appeal refused for kidnap accused

September 2, 2015 | By More
Bail appeal refused for kidnap accused

The High Court has refused bail after an appeal by one of the 10 men accused of kidnapping and bashing a rival gang member.

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Not guilty pleas to gang kidnap charges

August 31, 2015 | By More
Not guilty pleas to gang kidnap charges

Eight of the men charged with kidnapping and assaulting a rival gang member pleaded not guilty in the Christchurch District Court today.

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Big bill after offending ‘spree’

August 29, 2015 | By More
Big bill after offending ‘spree’

A “spree of offending” has led to a $4910 reparation bill for the owners of tools stolen and pawned, and repairs to a police patrol car.

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