Author Archive: David Clarkson

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Prison recall being considered for convicted predator

November 7, 2013 | By More
Prison recall being considered for convicted predator

Sentencing of convicted on-line predator Cameron Stuart Hore for a breach of parole has been put off for three weeks while the Parole Board considers his recall to prison.

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Insanity finding in stabbing murder case

November 7, 2013 | By More
Insanity finding in stabbing murder case

A Spreydon man who killed his partner by wounding her 26 times in a frenzied knife attack has been found not guilty on the grounds of insanity and ordered held in hospital as a special patient.

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Armed robber admits Sideline bar heist

November 6, 2013 | By More
Armed robber admits Sideline bar heist

Dallas Edwards has admitted that he was one of the masked and armed men who robbed the Sideline Bar in Richmond of $4545.

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18-year jail term for child sex abuser

November 6, 2013 | By More
18-year jail term for child sex abuser

Child sex victims of Shane Baylis – jailed for 18 years – have told of their drug use, suicide attempts, and manic depression.

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Home detention sentence imposed for lying to the police

November 6, 2013 | By More
Home detention sentence imposed for lying to the police

A woman has been granted home detention “for merciful reasons” for her second conviction for perverting the course of justice.

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Dad’s slap brings $500 fine

November 6, 2013 | By More
Dad’s slap brings $500 fine

A man’s slapping of his problem teenage daughter has brought a $500 fine.

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Home detention likely for threat to policeman

November 5, 2013 | By More
Home detention likely for threat to policeman

Intervention was clearly needed for an Amberley man with an anger problem, a judge said as the 20-year-old faced sentencing for threats to a policeman and his family.

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‘Port Hills groper’ admits eight indecencies

November 5, 2013 | By More
‘Port Hills groper’ admits eight indecencies

After months of obstinate denials, the man who became known as “The Port Hills Groper” has admitted his offending, but name suppression continues. [Full report]

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Damage offender pleads ‘guilty as’

November 4, 2013 | By More
Damage offender pleads ‘guilty as’

Judge Phillip Moran took an over-enthusiastic offender in his stride when the No 2 District Court crossed by video-link to Christchurch Men’s Prison.

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Custody remand on Redwood murder charge

November 4, 2013 | By More
Custody remand on Redwood murder charge

A 24-year-old Redwood man has been remanded in custody on a charge of murdering a man at the home where they both lived.

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