Author Archive: David Clarkson

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Test on white powder sinks drugs case

February 2, 2017 | By More
Test on white powder sinks drugs case

Police have dropped a drugs charge against a Hornby man who has always maintained the white powder they found on him was a sports supplement.

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Friend repaid debt with forged money

February 1, 2017 | By More
Friend repaid debt with forged money

Police have dropped charges after accepting that a Redwood man may not have known that three $100 notes he used at Christchurch shops were forgeries.

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Community work for thefts by speedway official

January 30, 2017 | By More
Community work for thefts by speedway official

Westport’s Sunset Speedway has been repaid all the $6638 that its voluntary treasurer stole over four months last year.

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Custody remand after court room strip

January 27, 2017 | By More
Custody remand after court room strip

A 32-year-old man stripped naked in Christchurch’s main court when he appeared on rape and sexual violation charges.

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Robbery-on-a-bike accused remanded in custody

January 27, 2017 | By More
Robbery-on-a-bike accused remanded in custody

Bail was refused for a 47-year-old man charged with the armed robbery of two Christchurch Kiwibank branches in six days.

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Suburban club burglary denied

January 27, 2017 | By More
Suburban club burglary denied

A man charged with the early-morning burglary of the St Albans Shirley Club, in which the building was allegedly damaged by fire, is denying all charges.

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Woman admits meth has ‘wrecked’ her life

January 27, 2017 | By More
Woman admits meth has ‘wrecked’ her life

A 25-year-old Rangiora woman beginning a 21-month jail term has admitted that methamphetamine has wrecked her life.

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Victim rejects attacker’s home detention sentence

January 25, 2017 | By More
Victim rejects attacker’s home detention sentence

A judge’s attempt to smooth over an ongoing dispute that has led to violence between two women did not end well at a Christchurch District Court sentencing session.

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‘Perfect citizen’ goes to jail

January 25, 2017 | By More
‘Perfect citizen’ goes to jail

A judge was told that when he is not running on methamphetamine, Charlie Ross Chestnut is “a perfect citizen”.

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Prison absconder may get second chance

January 25, 2017 | By More
Prison absconder may get second chance

It seems prison absconder Richard Graham may get a second chance, even after he never went back to jail after being given compassionate leave to attend his grandmother’s funeral.

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