Author Archive: David Clarkson

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Man jailed for ‘unsophisticated’ armed robbery

July 30, 2014 | By More
Man jailed for ‘unsophisticated’ armed robbery

Wesley Winfield Barnett’s $26,000 armed robbery of the Brickworks Restaurant was not seen as a sophisticated affair.

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‘Unwise’ service of trespass order led to fracas

July 30, 2014 | By More
‘Unwise’ service of trespass order led to fracas

Late-night service of a trespass order by three unexpected “intruders” led to a dog bite and two of them being stabbed.

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Jurors offered counselling after sex trial

July 30, 2014 | By More
Jurors offered counselling after sex trial

Jurors have been offered counselling after reaching mainly majority guilty verdicts in an eight-day child sexual abuse trial.

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Fight over lifting suppression goes to court

July 30, 2014 | By More
Fight over lifting suppression goes to court

A man convicted of sex crimes 19 years ago is arguing it would not be fair to lift his name suppression now as part of the efforts of two women victims to make his name public.

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Woman branded ‘public menace’ gets six months jail

July 29, 2014 | By More
Woman branded ‘public menace’ gets six months jail

A woman publicly branded a “menace” and banned from just about everywhere has now been jailed for six months and told to stay away from children.

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Stuck burglar must pay $1563 for damage

July 28, 2014 | By More
Stuck burglar must pay $1563 for damage

A bungling teen burglar will have to pay $1563 for the damage he caused by getting stuck in a fish and chip shop’s extractor vent.

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Custody remand for robbery accused

July 28, 2014 | By More
Custody remand for robbery accused

Police opposed bail for a 19-year-old Linwood man who was charged with robbery at the Christchurch District Court today.

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Attitude brings rapid custody remand

July 25, 2014 | By More
Attitude brings rapid custody remand

It was about the craziest thing to say to a judge. It has earned Norton Lindsay Adams a month in custody even before gets his sentence for smashing up the Rangiora Police Station and assaulting an officer.

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Judge gives streetkid and his dad a chance

July 25, 2014 | By More
Judge gives streetkid and his dad a chance

A teenager raised on the streets has been given one last chance by a judge in an effort to sort out his chaotic life.

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Fifth Ashburton drug accused remanded

July 25, 2014 | By More
Fifth Ashburton drug accused remanded

A fifth person arrested after a series of drugs raids in the Ashburton area this week has been granted bail after an appearance in the Christchurch District Court.

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