Author Archive: David Clarkson

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Sex offender’s ‘mindset’ brings jail term

August 30, 2017 | By More
Sex offender’s ‘mindset’ brings jail term

A man’s continuing denials of sex offending by touching two girls has led to a 20-month jail term.

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Prosecutor threatened after sex offender’s jailing

August 30, 2017 | By More
Prosecutor threatened after sex offender’s jailing

A Crown prosecutor was abused and threatened by supporters of a 21-year-old who had just been jailed for three years for the sexual violation of a drunk woman.

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Community work sentence for poaching deer

August 30, 2017 | By More
Community work sentence for poaching deer

A community work sentence has been imposed on a Waikari man who has admitted his second poaching offence, after a deer was shot on Waiau’s Windford Hills Station.

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Woman thought she had ‘killed someone’

August 29, 2017 | By More
Woman thought she had ‘killed someone’

A woman fled a Linwood Park after stabbing a man in the neck in an argument over tobacco, and told some people she met that she thought she had killed someone.

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Red zone car chase admitted

August 29, 2017 | By More
Red zone car chase admitted

A man has admitted leading police on a car chase that involved speeding across empty red zone sections and crashing through fences.

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Supervision for problem passenger who spat

August 28, 2017 | By More
Supervision for problem passenger who spat

Unruly passenger Kiri Marsh has been put on intensive supervision for her drunken antics on an Air New Zealand flight from Auckland which included spitting on a flight attendant.

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The problem of Christopher James Taylor

August 28, 2017 | By More
The problem of Christopher James Taylor

The system tries hard, but it struggles to deal with the problem of Christopher James Taylor.

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Licence breaches before fatal crash

August 25, 2017 | By More
Licence breaches before fatal crash

A teen driver received three infringement notices for breaching the terms of his restricted licence before his fatal head-on crash with a cyclist.

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Name suppression lifts on murder accused

August 25, 2017 | By More
Name suppression lifts on murder accused

Name suppression has lifted on the 18-year-old woman charged with the murder of Alicia Nathan, at a house in Avonhead three weeks ago.

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Meth charge dropped after car chase arrest

August 24, 2017 | By More
Meth charge dropped after car chase arrest

Police have dropped a methamphetamine-possession-for-supply charge against a man who was arrested by armed police after a car chase in Christchurch two weeks ago.

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