Author Archive: David Clarkson

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Suppression lapses for stabbing murder accused

October 5, 2018 | By More
Suppression lapses for stabbing murder accused

Name suppression has lapsed on a 52-year-old Upper Riccarton man accused of the stabbing murder of his ex-partner, who was killed in an incident in Ilam Road on September 15.

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Rehab chance for ill-fated offender

October 4, 2018 | By More
Rehab chance for ill-fated offender

Murray James Allan’s criminal career has involved being shot in the face by police and beaten by the Tribesmen gang, but he will now get another chance at rehabilitation.

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Electronic bail refused for Woodend murder accused

October 4, 2018 | By More
Electronic bail refused for Woodend murder accused

Electronically monitored bail has been refused for the teenager charged with the murder of Oliver Johnston, whose body was found on a Woodend property in early July.

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‘Longest serving’ meth addict jailed

October 3, 2018 | By More
‘Longest serving’ meth addict jailed

A man described as possibly the longest serving meth addict to be dealt with in the New Zealand court system has been jailed for three years for offending fuelled by his habit.

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Jail for hours of domestic violence

October 3, 2018 | By More
Jail for hours of domestic violence

James Graham Body made his partner cook him a meal, made her watch him eat it, and then smashed the plate in front of her when he was finished.

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Race fixing charges denied

October 2, 2018 | By More
Race fixing charges denied

Several harness racing industry figures are denying fraud conspiracy charges alleging race fixing and electing trial by jury.

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Businessman admits sex assaults on girls

October 2, 2018 | By More
Businessman admits sex assaults on girls

A Christchurch businessman who preyed sexually on teenage girls – including Child, Youth, and Family runaways – has admitted 12 charges just as his jury trial was due to begin.

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Court staff in walk-out

September 28, 2018 | By More
Court staff in walk-out

Court sittings in Christchurch came to a sudden stop mid-morning on Friday when PSA members and Court Security Officers walked out in support of their pay claim.

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Former mob boss in custody on dog illtreatment charge

September 27, 2018 | By More
Former mob boss in custody on dog illtreatment charge

The former present of the Mongrel Mob’s Aotearoa chapter, Joseph “Junior” Wiringi, is in custody awaiting sentencing for cruel ill-treatment of a six-month-old puppy and threatening police with a garden spade.

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Scammer and thief gets a chance at a future

September 27, 2018 | By More
Scammer and thief gets a chance at a future

A judge’s wide knowledge of Christchurch offenders went on show at a district court sentencing in Court 19.

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