Author Archive: Anne Clarkson

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Home detention for attack on sex worker

December 19, 2014 | By More
Home detention for attack on sex worker

An attack on a sex worker in the early hours of May 2 led to a home detention sentence in the Christchurch District Court today.

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Carjacking charge denied

December 19, 2014 | By More
Carjacking charge denied

A 53-year-old man is denying a charge of robbing a Christchurch man of a car while armed with a knife.

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Long jail term for shotgun hold-up at Merivale

December 18, 2014 | By More
Long jail term for shotgun hold-up at Merivale

A 20-year-old who held up the Merivale TAB with a sawn-off shotgun was jailed for five years six months at his Christchurch District Court sentencing.

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Home detention for beating, strangling

December 11, 2014 | By More
Home detention for beating, strangling

A 44-year-old man who beat his victim to the ground, continued the beating while the man was unconscious, and tried to strangle him, was granted a home detention sentence in the Christchurch District Court yesterday.

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Armed robber gets seven year six month jail term

December 11, 2014 | By More
Armed robber gets seven year six month jail term

A seven-and-a-half year jail term was imposed on a 24-year-old man who carried out a gunpoint robbery of one Christchurch bar and tried to rob another in January.

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Alleged chase driver denies charges

December 8, 2014 | By More
Alleged chase driver denies charges

A man alleged to have transported a woman charged with being a drugs mule in a police chase incident on November 24 is denying all charges.

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Escapee back in court after 33 months on the run

December 3, 2014 | By More
Escapee back in court after 33 months on the run

An escapee who allegedly did a runner out the window while having hospital treatment has been recaptured after 33 months on the run.

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Man admits obstruction over Linwood incident

December 3, 2014 | By More
Man admits obstruction over Linwood incident

A youth says he obtructed police from entering a house in Carnarvon Street, Linwood, where a child’s birthday party was turning violent because they had not been invited onto the property.

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Bail refused for police bashing accused

December 1, 2014 | By More
Bail refused for police bashing accused

The man arrested on assault charges after an incident at a six-year-old’s birthday party in Carnarvon Street in Linwood appeared in the Christchurch District Court today.

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$38,000 intentional damage alleged

December 1, 2014 | By More
$38,000 intentional damage alleged

An 18-year-old who police allege caused $38,000 worth of damage to glass balustrade panels and windows in New Brighton was given a registrar’s remand in the Christchurch District Court today.

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