Author Archive: Anne Clarkson

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Bondage claims in under-age sex trial

February 9, 2015 | By More
Bondage claims in under-age sex trial

A Christchurch man says two girls have “conspired” against him with their tales of bondage and under-age sex, in a jury trial that began at the Christchurch District Court today.

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Meth dealer jailed for nearly three years

February 5, 2015 | By More
Meth dealer jailed for nearly three years

A Woodend man caught with thousands of dollars worth of methamphetamine and cash last July, was jailed for nearly three years in the Christchurch District Court today.

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Preventive term for repeat sex offender

February 5, 2015 | By More
Preventive term for repeat sex offender

A repeat sex offender has begun an open-ended preventive detention term after failing to address his continuing offending.

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Name suppression lifts for teen facing murder charge

February 5, 2015 | By More
Name suppression lifts for teen facing murder charge

An 18-year-old Fijian-Indian woman charged with the murder of one-year-old Aaliyah Ashlyn Chand pleaded not guilty in the Christchurch High Court today.

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Man denies offending as he begins almost 12-year term

February 4, 2015 | By More
Man denies offending as he begins almost 12-year term

A Christchurch man has been jailed for nearly 12 years, still claiming he is innocent of sex and assault charges.

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Accused dairy robber held in custody

February 4, 2015 | By More
Accused dairy robber held in custody

A 22-year-old was charged with aggravated robbery of a dairy in Aranui and denied bail in the Christchurch District Court today.

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Suppression continues for violation accused

February 4, 2015 | By More
Suppression continues for violation accused

Name suppression continues for a Christchurch man charged with drugging and sexually violating a male couch surfer.

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Man admits threatening to kill govt officials

January 29, 2015 | By More
Man admits threatening to kill govt officials

A 50-year-old Upper Riccarton man has admitted threatening government officials, including putting his victim’s heads on poles, or seeing that another victim was “pumped full of bullets”.

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Opportunist Court House escaper jailed

January 28, 2015 | By More
Opportunist Court House escaper jailed

A prisoner who found an unlocked door in the Christchurch Court House and made his escape out of the front door was jailed today on charges of escaping from custody, resisting police, and aggravated burglary.

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Second man admits Jesse Ryder assault

January 28, 2015 | By More
Second man admits Jesse Ryder assault

One of the men involved in the injuring of cricketer Jesse Ryder pleaded guilty to a charge of assault with intent to injure in the Christchurch District Court today.

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