Author Archive: Anne Clarkson

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Youth held in custody over pistol charge

June 16, 2014 | By More
Youth held in custody over pistol charge

A 19-year-old who allegedly used a pistol intending to rob a dairy in New Brighton was remanded in custody to July 7, in the Christchurch District Court today.

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Rebuild workers’ vehicles targeted to fund addiction

June 11, 2014 | By More
Rebuild workers’ vehicles targeted to fund addiction

A 30-year-old man who targeted rebuild workers’ vehicles while they were parked overnight was sentenced to prison in the Christchurch District Court today.

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Two remanded in custody on armed robbery charges

April 8, 2014 | By More
Two remanded in custody on armed robbery charges

Two men have been charged with aggravated robbery following an incident at the Brickworks Restaurant and Bar in the early hours of Sunday morning.

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Large scale thefts of stock alleged

April 4, 2014 | By More
Large scale thefts of stock alleged

Two people arrested for what police described as a highly organised North Canterbury stock rustling ring have been charged with 41 counts of theft totalling almost $150,000.

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Murder parolee recalled to prison

April 4, 2014 | By More
Murder parolee recalled to prison

A man convicted of strangling his wife to death in 1991 has told the Christchurch District Court that he thought the Parole Board had let him out of prison too early.

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More charges possible over stolen tools

April 3, 2014 | By More
More charges possible over stolen tools

Police inquiries are continuing and more charges are expected against a 30-year-old man accused of stealing or receiving stolen tools worth $120,000, according to his defence counsel.

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Father and son convicted after wrecking yard search

April 1, 2014 | By More
Father and son convicted after wrecking yard search

A father and son have both been convicted of receiving a stolen Toyota Hilux worth $40,000, after a police search of a car wrecking yard in Yaldhurst in August.

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Nail gun used as weapon

March 26, 2014 | By More
Nail gun used as weapon

A man who used a nail gun as a weapon was jailed for more than two years in the Christchurch District Court today.

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Plates inserted in woman’s face after bashing outside club

March 26, 2014 | By More
Plates inserted in woman’s face after bashing outside club

A 27-year-old woman was thanked for her apology letter to her victim after a serious bashing outside the Woolston Club last September.

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Third man admits home invasion charge

March 21, 2014 | By More
Third man admits home invasion charge

A third man has admitted taking part in a violent home invasion in Linwood last year.

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