Author Archive: Anne Clarkson

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Childcare worker admits drug imports

September 13, 2013 | By More
Childcare worker admits drug imports

Suppression of name has been lifted on a 37-year-old childcare worker who has admitted importing the class A drug methamphetamine into New Zealand.

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Burglar praised for escaping crime ring

September 12, 2013 | By More
Burglar praised for escaping crime ring

A judge has praised the last of the Operation Wigram burglars to be sentenced, for getting out of the organised crime ring before the police swooped.

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Yelling in court as gangster jailed over teen’s death

September 10, 2013 | By More
Yelling in court as gangster jailed over teen’s death

Christchurch’s main High Court had to be cleared when yelling broke out as a Mongrel Mobster was jailed for six years nine months over a car chase crash death.

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Community service for selling blackmarket crayfish

September 3, 2013 | By More
Community service for selling blackmarket crayfish

A 36-year-old with a bad criminal record, who sold blackmarket crayfish to Christchurch outlets, has received a community-based sentence in the Christchurch District Court today.

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Firearm sought over shooting has been found

September 2, 2013 | By More
Firearm sought over shooting has been found

The firearm allegedly used in a shooting in Hagley Park has been found, and three people charged over the incident were today remanded for a case review before trial on November 4.

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Man faces further jail term for sex offences

August 23, 2013 | By More
Man faces further jail term for sex offences

Serving prisoner faces more jail time for sex offences.

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Violent offender tells victim to ‘man-up’

August 16, 2013 | By More
Violent offender tells victim to ‘man-up’

A man whose “appalling” record of violent offending was the worst a judge had ever seen was jailed for five years nine months today.

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