Author Archive: David Clarkson

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Psych report ordered on sex offender

April 7, 2017 | By More
Psych report ordered on sex offender

A psychological report has been ordered for a 21-year-old who asked if he could join in with a couple having sex, and later showed himself naked to a 67-year-old woman.

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Trial date set over baby’s death

April 7, 2017 | By More
Trial date set over baby’s death

October 30 has been set for the trial of a 20-year-old woman accused of murdering a one-year-old baby more than two years ago.

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$10,000 payment ordered from sex offender

April 7, 2017 | By More
$10,000 payment ordered from sex offender

A 22-year-old man has been jailed and ordered to pay $10,000 to the three under-age girls he had sex with.

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Sex offender abused four girls while on ESO

April 6, 2017 | By More
Sex offender abused four girls while on ESO

It “defied belief” that a sex offender was able to gain access to four more young victims while living under a extended supervision order, said the Crown as it sought preventive detention for a 64-year-old.

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Road layout an issue at fatal crash sentencing

April 6, 2017 | By More
Road layout an issue at fatal crash sentencing

The lay-out of a road in the Mackenzie Basin may have been a factor in a crash that killed two people and injured several more, a court has been told.

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Lawyer’s trial to resume in May

April 6, 2017 | By More
Lawyer’s trial to resume in May

The trial of Christchurch lawyer Steven Welch Rollo has been adjourned part-heard to be continued at further sessions before a visiting judge in May.

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Man stabbed dog who attacked him

April 5, 2017 | By More
Man stabbed dog who attacked him

A man who stabbed a dog that had leapt out of a car and bit him, has been ordered to pay the veterinarian’s bill for the emergency operation the dog needed.

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Custody remand on rape charge

April 5, 2017 | By More
Custody remand on rape charge

A 22-year-old man has been remanded in custody on a charge of raping a 15-year-old girl in Christchurch last month.

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Two jailed for Ashburton manslaughter

April 5, 2017 | By More
Two jailed for Ashburton manslaughter

A man and woman convicted by a jury of the manslaughter of  “AJ” Arran Gairns at Ashburton have both been jailed for three years seven months.

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Lawyer alleges brutality at arrest

April 4, 2017 | By More
Lawyer alleges brutality at arrest

A Christchurch lawyer is alleging police brutality and challenging the validity of his arrest and the search that followed, in which the police say they found two bags of methamphetamine.

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