Author Archive: Anne Clarkson

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Bail refused for home invasion accused

October 4, 2013 | By More
Bail refused for home invasion accused

Bail was refused for a 21-year-old charged with an aggravated burglary where the victim of a home invasion was bound with duct tape, then put in a cupboard.

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Mental patients helped to deal with fire

October 4, 2013 | By More
Mental patients helped to deal with fire

Residents with mental disabilities at a housing complex helped to put out one of the fires started by a woman with a long history of arson.

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More jail time imposed on partner of murdered Rangiora man

October 4, 2013 | By More
More jail time imposed on partner of murdered Rangiora man

The partner of murdered Rangiora man Tony John Lochhead has been recalled to prison and given extra jail time after admitting charges of possessing morphine, and supplying the class B drug.

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Home detention for attempted armed robbery of dairy

October 3, 2013 | By More
Home detention for attempted armed robbery of dairy

A 17-year-old youth was intoxicated with synthetic drugs when he helped a younger teenager attempt a dairy robbery.

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Jail for assaults on woman at her home

October 2, 2013 | By More
Jail for assaults on woman at her home

A 33-year-old man who assaulted a woman twice, bound her hands with duct tape, wrapped her face in cling-wrap, and punched her on both sides of her face has gone to jail for 31 months.

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Woman bashed with cricket bat

September 26, 2013 | By More
Woman bashed with cricket bat

A 20-year-old man was jailed for eight months for 22 charges, including knocking a woman unconscious with a cricket bat.

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‘I was hungry’ says trumpet thief

September 26, 2013 | By More
‘I was hungry’ says trumpet thief

A man has apologised for stealing musical instruments from an Army Band musician at the Anzac Day dawn service, and told the owner he did it because he was hungry.

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Third red zone raider admits charges

September 24, 2013 | By More
Third red zone raider admits charges

The third young man who raided and smashed residential red zone properties in the east of Christchurch pleaded guilty to twelve charges today.

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Man admits park indecencies

September 23, 2013 | By More
Man admits park indecencies

A 63-year-old man admitted to police that he occasionally masturbated in Hansen Park in Opawa but didn’t mean to offend anyone.

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$426,000 ‘damage spree’ in red zone admitted

September 23, 2013 | By More
$426,000 ‘damage spree’ in red zone admitted

Two young men have admitted breaking into residential red zone properties and causing damage worth more than $426,000.

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