Author Archive: David Clarkson

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Custody remand for two armed robberies

October 10, 2018 | By More
Custody remand for two armed robberies

A 23-year-old involved in the armed robbery of two shops is in custody and facing a jail term when he is sentenced in December.

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Woman admits manslaughter in Christmas Day murder trial

October 9, 2018 | By More
Woman admits manslaughter in Christmas Day murder trial

Franchesca Kororia Borell has admitted the manslaughter of her partner during a Christmas Day argument but the Crown says her actions amounted to murder and her trial is going ahead.

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Businessman faces $250,000 tax charges

October 8, 2018 | By More
Businessman faces $250,000 tax charges

Tax charges totalling nearly $250,000 have now been laid against a Christchurch businessman who was remanded last week on dishonesty charges.

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Reprieve for dog that mauled seal

October 5, 2018 | By More
Reprieve for dog that mauled seal

A Wainoni man has been discharged without conviction for a dog’s attack that meant a fur seal savaged on New Brighton beach had to be euthanised.

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Suppression lapses for stabbing murder accused

October 5, 2018 | By More
Suppression lapses for stabbing murder accused

Name suppression has lapsed on a 52-year-old Upper Riccarton man accused of the stabbing murder of his ex-partner, who was killed in an incident in Ilam Road on September 15.

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Rehab chance for ill-fated offender

October 4, 2018 | By More
Rehab chance for ill-fated offender

Murray James Allan’s criminal career has involved being shot in the face by police and beaten by the Tribesmen gang, but he will now get another chance at rehabilitation.

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Electronic bail refused for Woodend murder accused

October 4, 2018 | By More
Electronic bail refused for Woodend murder accused

Electronically monitored bail has been refused for the teenager charged with the murder of Oliver Johnston, whose body was found on a Woodend property in early July.

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‘Longest serving’ meth addict jailed

October 3, 2018 | By More
‘Longest serving’ meth addict jailed

A man described as possibly the longest serving meth addict to be dealt with in the New Zealand court system has been jailed for three years for offending fuelled by his habit.

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Jail for hours of domestic violence

October 3, 2018 | By More
Jail for hours of domestic violence

James Graham Body made his partner cook him a meal, made her watch him eat it, and then smashed the plate in front of her when he was finished.

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Race fixing charges denied

October 2, 2018 | By More
Race fixing charges denied

Several harness racing industry figures are denying fraud conspiracy charges alleging race fixing and electing trial by jury.

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