Author Archive: David Clarkson

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Drive-off petrol thieves ‘will lose licences’

March 14, 2017 | By More
Drive-off petrol thieves ‘will lose licences’

Petrol drive-off thieves could expect to lose their driver’s licences, a Christchurch judge said as he jailed a repeat offender.

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Suppression lapses on Head Hunters arrests

March 13, 2017 | By More
Suppression lapses on Head Hunters arrests

Name suppression has lapsed on members or associates of the Head Hunters gang who were charged with being members of an organised criminal group after police raids on gang premises in December.

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Tourist caused head-on crash near Hanmer Springs

March 13, 2017 | By More
Tourist caused head-on crash near Hanmer Springs

A German tourist must pay $1400 reparations to the driver he injured in a head-on crash near Hanmer Springs when he veered across the centre line of State Highway 7 in a rain storm on Saturday.

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Teenage robbery accused in custody

March 10, 2017 | By More
Teenage robbery accused in custody

A teenager has been refused bail after being charged with the robbery of the Woolston Night and Day store in Ferry Road early on Wednesday morning.

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Third man arrested after Rebels MC raids

March 10, 2017 | By More
Third man arrested after Rebels MC raids

A third man arrested in raids that ended an investigation into the Rebels MC gang last week has been remanded in custody at an appearance in the Christchurch District Court.

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Pursuit driver admits charges

March 10, 2017 | By More
Pursuit driver admits charges

A driver involved in a police pursuit through Edgeware and Shirley last year is in custody awaiting sentence after admitting 14 charges.

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Victim ‘not happy’ with trial outcome

March 9, 2017 | By More
Victim ‘not happy’ with trial outcome

The bicycle-wheel thief whose leg was broken when he was run down by his victim in central Christchurch believes the driver should now be facing jail time.

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Christchurch man charged with blackmail

March 8, 2017 | By More
Christchurch man charged with blackmail

A New Brighton man has been remanded on a blackmail charge of threatening to disclose historic sexual offending by another man unless he was paid $40,000.

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Theft victim drove car into offender, Crown alleges

March 7, 2017 | By More
Theft victim drove car into offender, Crown alleges

A Christchurch man has told a jury he had no idea he had driven his car into the man who had just stolen the wheel of his bicycle, breaking his leg.

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Conwoman continues fight for suppression

March 7, 2017 | By More
Conwoman continues fight for suppression

An accomplished con-woman has been given an extra two weeks to sort out the grounds why she should be allowed name suppression, while she awaits sentencing on two fraud charges.

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