Author Archive: Anne Clarkson

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Thrown knife lodged in man’s skull

August 25, 2014 | By More
Thrown knife lodged in man’s skull

A 21-year-old woman admits she angrily threw a knife which lodged in the skull of her partner, but the Christchurch District Court was told the couple are now “working on their relationship”.

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Officer discharged over assault on youth

August 18, 2014 | By More
Officer discharged over assault on youth

A former police officer was discharged without conviction on an assault charge but ordered to write an apology letter to the youth he handcuffed.

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Synthetic cannabis user admits street robbery

August 18, 2014 | By More
Synthetic cannabis user admits street robbery

A teenager has admitted the Manchester Street robbery of a 68-year-old to get money to buy synthetic cannabis.

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Community work sentence for second shotgun offender

August 11, 2014 | By More
Community work sentence for second shotgun offender

A community work sentence has been imposed on a second offender who has admitted being involved in an incident in which a shotgun was fired at a tree in Rawhiti Domain, New Brighton, last month.

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Disturbance in court during stabbing appearance

August 11, 2014 | By More
Disturbance in court during stabbing appearance

A man charged with stabbing a man alleged to be a rival gang member was remanded in custody after a disturbance during an appearance in the Christchurch District Court today.

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Repeat petrol money scammer pleads guilty again

August 8, 2014 | By More
Repeat petrol money scammer pleads guilty again

A repeat petrol money scammer has admitted 10 more charges of causing a loss by deception and has apologised to his victims.

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More serious charge laid over alleged domestic assault

August 4, 2014 | By More
More serious charge laid over alleged domestic assault

Police have laid a more serious charge against a 46-year-old man charged with seriously injuring his short-term partner who was hospitalised after the alleged July 20 assault at a Sockburn house.

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Driver in shotgun incident gets community work

August 4, 2014 | By More
Driver in shotgun incident gets community work

A 38-year-old who drove two men away from the area after one of them allegedly fired four shotgun blasts into a tree at Rawhiti Domain, New Brighton, has been ordered to do community work.

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Accused mall burglar may face more charges

August 1, 2014 | By More
Accused mall burglar may face more charges

More charges may be laid against a man accused of entering malls by cutting his way through shop ceilings and taking cash.

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Long jail term for cocaine courier

July 30, 2014 | By More
Long jail term for cocaine courier

A drug courier involved in a cocaine importation scheme worth up to $3.5 million was jailed for four years seven months today.

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