Author Archive: David Clarkson

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Murder trial set for March

September 30, 2013 | By More
Murder trial set for March

The trial of a man accused of a woman’s murder at a Linwood house in June 2012 has been set for March next year.

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Bail granted to Rangiora drugs accused

September 27, 2013 | By More
Bail granted to Rangiora drugs accused

Bail has been granted to a Rangiora man three days after his arrest on drugs charges.

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Woman ‘humiliated’ during arrest, judge comments

September 27, 2013 | By More
Woman ‘humiliated’ during arrest, judge comments

A 22-year-old teacher was “regrettably subject to extreme humiliation and embarrassment” when she became partially stripped during her arrest in a fracas outside a Woolston nightclub, a judge has commented as he discharged her without conviction.

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Home detention sentence breached for sex work

September 26, 2013 | By More
Home detention sentence breached for sex work

A woman who was doing sex work at a brothel in Christchurch while she was on home detention and wearing the required electronic bracelet has been jailed for two years six months.

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Bus driver robbery admitted

September 26, 2013 | By More
Bus driver robbery admitted

A Somerfield man has admitted robbing a bus driver of about $200 cash in a late night incident on August 30.

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No reparation order for 22 house raids

September 26, 2013 | By More
No reparation order for 22 house raids

Twenty-two Christchurch households won’t get any money back from the burglar who raided them to pay for his drug habit.

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One found guilty in bar robbery trial

September 25, 2013 | By More
One found guilty in bar robbery trial

A jury has found Dallas Edwards guilty of the armed robbery of the Sideline bar but his friend who was found with a pistol and a balaclava three weeks later has walked free.

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Jury begins deliberations in bar robbery trial

September 25, 2013 | By More
Jury begins deliberations in bar robbery trial

A jury retired at 11.05am to consider its verdicts in the Christchurch District Court trial of two men alleged to be the armed robbers who were wearing balaclavas as they raided the Sideline sports bar.

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Remand in custody on drugs-for-supply charges

September 25, 2013 | By More
Remand in custody on drugs-for-supply charges

No bail was sought for a Rangiora man charged with possession of drugs for supply, when he appeared in the Christchurch District Court.

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Crown case criticised in closing addresses

September 24, 2013 | By More
Crown case criticised in closing addresses

Counsel for two robbery accused say the Crown has not proved beyond doubt that they were the men with masks and firearms who held up a Christchurch bar, but the Crown says its circumstantial case against them is strong.

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