Author Archive: David Clarkson

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High-risk driver goes straight to jail

March 12, 2014 | By More
High-risk driver goes straight to jail

A high-risk driving offender has gone straight into custody after admitting a dangerous run from the police.

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EQC money went to family in India

March 11, 2014 | By More
EQC money went to family in India

Money from a Christchurch woman’s four false EQC claims, totalling $37,487, has passed out of reach to her family in India.

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Court hears of teenager’s dangerous high speed run

March 11, 2014 | By More
Court hears of teenager’s dangerous high speed run

Teenager Daniel William Taylor has been jailed for 15 months for a red-zone house burglary and for speeding through a red light at a busy Linwood intersection at 100km an hour.

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Guilty verdict in Mellory Manning murder trial

March 11, 2014 | By More
Guilty verdict in Mellory Manning murder trial

The jury has rejected Mauha Huatahi Fawcett’s claim that he took no part in the gangland murder of Christchurch street sex worker Mellory Manning.

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Murder trial jury heads home overnight

March 10, 2014 | By More
Murder trial jury heads home overnight

Four-and-a-half hours after it retired to consider its verdict, the jury in the Mellory Manning murder trial has headed home for the night without reaching a decision.

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Alleged on-line predator admits four charges

March 10, 2014 | By More
Alleged on-line predator admits four charges

A man described by police as an on-line predator has pleaded guilty to four charges.

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Court hears of ‘squalor’ of addiction

March 10, 2014 | By More
Court hears of ‘squalor’ of addiction

Michael Robert Loader was no drug world Mr Big. He manufactured and sold $400,000 worth of heroin, but because of his own addiction he lived in squalor.

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Life changes after petrol suicide bid

March 7, 2014 | By More
Life changes after petrol suicide bid

A man who tried to commit suicide in a bizarre petrol incident last year has proved to be a talented musician.

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Suppression protects child porn offender’s rehab chances

March 7, 2014 | By More
Suppression protects child porn offender’s rehab chances

Name suppression has been granted to protect the chances for rehabilitation and forming “appropriate adult relationships” for a repeat viewer of child abuse pornography.

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Offender has no memory of armed home invasion

March 7, 2014 | By More
Offender has no memory of armed home invasion

A 23-year-old man has virtually no memory of an armed home invasion incident that happened after he used alcohol to wash down at least 10 sleeping tablets.

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