Author Archive: David Clarkson

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Kaiapoi man faces car-chase charges

August 24, 2017 | By More
Kaiapoi man faces car-chase charges

A Kaiapoi man who led police on a 30-km early morning chase across Christchurch was remanded in custody when he appeared in the Christchurch District Court.

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Gang president jailed for a decade

August 23, 2017 | By More
Gang president jailed for a decade

Former Rebels gang president Albert Enoka has been jailed for 10 years for a violent stand-over and kidnapping incident, but the judge ruled out an open-ended term of preventive detention.

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Couple will pay only a fraction of trawler’s losses

August 22, 2017 | By More
Couple will pay only a fraction of trawler’s losses

A couple will only have to pay back a small fraction of the massive losses they caused to Tally’s Fisheries through their bogus tale of a family tragedy that led to a trawler diverting to Lyttelton.

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Scamming of elderly victims admitted

August 22, 2017 | By More
Scamming of elderly victims admitted

A 22-year-old has admitted using a phone scam to raid the bank accounts of women aged 93, 91, and 73.

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‘Cowardly’ shooter jailed for 13 years 8 months

August 17, 2017 | By More
‘Cowardly’ shooter jailed for 13 years 8 months

A family described gunman Douglas Anderson Roake’s crimes as “disgusting and cowardly” before they saw him jailed for 13 years 8 months for his violent home invasion and six armed robberies.

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Apologetic ram raider gets a chance at rehab

August 17, 2017 | By More
Apologetic ram raider gets a chance at rehab

Teenage ram-raider Jordan Lee Duncan flies to Auckland on Thursday with hopes for an end to his synthetic cannabis addiction and the best wishes of at least one of his victims.

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Fraudster admits ripping off his mum

August 16, 2017 | By More
Fraudster admits ripping off his mum

A man who was jailed last year for conning foreign workers and gambling away the money, has now admitted ripping off his mother.

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No convictions over West Coast river crossing deaths

August 11, 2017 | By More
No convictions over West Coast river crossing deaths

A judge has allowed a tearful Michael Saunders to avoid convictions for the tragic West Coast river crossing that cost two lives in June last year.

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Drug-affected babysitter raped six-year-old

August 11, 2017 | By More
Drug-affected babysitter raped six-year-old

A cannabis-affected 16-year-old youth sexually abused the six-year-old girl he was babysitting.

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Sex offender’s world continues to shrink

August 11, 2017 | By More
Sex offender’s world continues to shrink

Gustafoham Harris’ world is steadily shrinking.

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