Author Archive: David Clarkson

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Shooting charges dropped against two defendants

November 4, 2013 | By More
Shooting charges dropped against two defendants

The Crown has dropped charges against two people arrested over an alleged shooting incident in Hagley Park early on Sunday August 11.

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Suppression continues for teenager accused of rapes

November 4, 2013 | By More
Suppression continues for teenager accused of rapes

Name suppression has been continued for a teenager facing rape charges in the Christchurch District Court.

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$8000 damage payment ordered for shooting spree

November 1, 2013 | By More
$8000 damage payment ordered for shooting spree

Two men have paid dearly for their paintball-and-pellet shooting spree across Christchurch, with damage payments totalling almost $8000 ordered at their sentencing.

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Guilty verdict in skull stabbing trial

October 31, 2013 | By More
Guilty verdict in skull stabbing trial

A jury has rejected a 20-year-old’s explanation for how he embedded a knife in the skull of his friend.

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Unpopular Sounds fisheries rule gets its day in court

October 31, 2013 | By More
Unpopular Sounds fisheries rule gets its day in court

An unpopular Marlborough Sounds fisheries regulation – known as “The Slot” – has gone on trial as a test case in the Christchurch District Court.

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Released sex predator straight back in jail

October 31, 2013 | By More
Released sex predator straight back in jail

An on-line sex predator has lasted just one week after his release from prison on parole before ending up straight back in custody for contacting one of his victims by text message.

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Second-strike sentence for scalding water attack in prison

October 30, 2013 | By More
Second-strike sentence for scalding water attack in prison

A woman will have to serve all of a three-year eleven-month jail term imposed as a second-strike sentence for throwing a bucket of scalding water over a fellow inmate at Christchurch Women’s Prison.

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Stabbing was ‘like a flinch’, says accused

October 30, 2013 | By More
Stabbing was ‘like a flinch’, says accused

A 20-year-old man says his action in stabbing a knife into the skull of a friend at a party was “more like a flinch”.

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Knife penetration would have needed ‘considerable force’

October 29, 2013 | By More
Knife penetration would have needed ‘considerable force’

A surgeon has assessed that “considerable force” would have been needed to embed a knife into the side of the skull of a man injured at a Christchurch party.

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Arrest warrants: Allix Jean Beaurepaire

October 18, 2013 | By More
Arrest warrants: Allix Jean Beaurepaire

Christchurch police are asking for public help to find 23-year-old Allix Jean Beaurepaire, who has warrants out for her arrest.

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