Author Archive: David Clarkson

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Burglary dashed hopes of legacy

October 18, 2018 | By More
Burglary dashed hopes of legacy

A Turkish emigrant’s hopes of leaving a legacy for his children were dashed by Craig Murray Shaw’s rooftop raid on The Tannery.

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Facebook phone flogger jailed

October 18, 2018 | By More
Facebook phone flogger jailed

Knifepoint Facebook trader Nicali Joseph Stepancic has been jailed for five-and-a-half years.

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Man admits blizzard of sex messages with 13-year-old

October 18, 2018 | By More
Man admits blizzard of sex messages with 13-year-old

After exchanging 1300 instant Facebook messages and 18,000 texts with a 13-year-old girl – including naked photos – a 35-year-old man has admitted meeting and sexually assaulting her.

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Charing Cross murder charge appearance

October 18, 2018 | By More
Charing Cross murder charge appearance

A 24-year-old Hei Hei man has been charged with the murder of a King Cobras gang member in a shooting incident at Telegraph Road, Charing Cross, on Saturday.

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Gun offence accused held in custody

October 17, 2018 | By More
Gun offence accused held in custody

Heavy security was in place in court for the appearance of a Selwyn man charged with firearms offences at Darfield on Saturday.

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Guilty verdict in Christmas murder trial

October 16, 2018 | By More
Guilty verdict in Christmas murder trial

A jury has returned a rapid verdict to find Franchesca Kororia Borell guilty of the Christmas Day murder of her partner Hardeep Singh during a domestic row.

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Predator who preyed on teens jailed

October 16, 2018 | By More
Predator who preyed on teens jailed

A Christchurch businessman who preyed sexually on seven young teenagers has been jailed for four years nine months on 11 indecency charges.

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Six-year jail term for attempted murder

October 16, 2018 | By More
Six-year jail term for attempted murder

A woman who stabbed an ex-partner in the chest after a break-up and an epic drinking bout has acknowledged that she needs to “fix” herself while she serves a six-year jail term.

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$895,000 gambling losses cited as tax charges admitted

October 16, 2018 | By More
$895,000 gambling losses cited as tax charges admitted

A Christchurch business owner who lost $895,014 at casinos has now admitted tax evasion charges totalling $900,000.

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Throwing knife ‘less likely’, murder trial told

October 16, 2018 | By More
Throwing knife ‘less likely’, murder trial told

A professor of mechanic engineering says it was “feasible” for Hardeep Singh’s fatal wound to have been inflicted by a stabbing, but a wound from a knife being thrown as “less likely”.

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