Author Archive: David Clarkson

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Police concerns about home detention address

June 5, 2014 | By More
Police concerns about home detention address

A Christchurch District Court sentencing has gone ahead after a delay caused by police concerns about the address where the offender will serve eight months’ home detention.

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Two Brazilians admit cocaine possession charges

June 5, 2014 | By More
Two Brazilians admit cocaine possession charges

Two Brazilian men living in Christchurch have admitted possession of cocaine for supply, but one of them continues to deny a charge of importing the drug.

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Jury accepts defence claim of consent for gay sex

June 4, 2014 | By More
Jury accepts defence claim of consent for gay sex

A jury has accepted that a Christchurch man could have given consent for a gay sex act while suffering from alcohol-induced amnesia.

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Police seek steroids dealer’s assets

June 4, 2014 | By More
Police seek steroids dealer’s assets

Gold and silver bars are among the items that have been “frozen” by a restraining order as the police seek to confiscate the assets of an admitted Christchurch steroids dealer.

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Meth dealing charges admitted

June 3, 2014 | By More
Meth dealing charges admitted

An Aranui man has admitted six charges involving dealing in the class A drug methamphetamine last year.

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Tourist faces four charges over fatal crash

June 3, 2014 | By More
Tourist faces four charges over fatal crash

A 52-year-old Dutch tourist charged with causing three deaths and injury in a car crash near Rakaia on Saturday has been granted a registrar’s remand for five weeks at the Christchurch District Court.

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Insanity finding in Redwood murder case

May 29, 2014 | By More
Insanity finding in Redwood murder case

A 24-year-old Christchurch man believed he was attacking the devil when he fatally stabbed his step-father at their Redwood home last November.

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Accused ‘stalker’ admits three charges

May 29, 2014 | By More
Accused ‘stalker’ admits three charges

A Northcote man has admitted being a prowler repeatedly sneaking around a woman’s property, but he will not accept that he has stalked the victim since 2012.

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Gunpoint robbery of Brickworks bar admitted

May 29, 2014 | By More
Gunpoint robbery of Brickworks bar admitted

A 43-year-old man has admitted the gunpoint robbery of the Brickworks Restaurant and Bar three weeks ago.

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Men deny legal highs robbery

May 29, 2014 | By More
Men deny legal highs robbery

Two men charged with the armed robbery of an R18 store in Linwood in the hour before synthetic highs became illegal are denying the charge and heading for jury trial.

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