Author Archive: David Clarkson

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Powerful handgun found along with drugs

September 4, 2017 | By More
Powerful handgun found along with drugs

Police found methamphetamine, a powerful handgun with ammunition, and $8000 cash when they searched a property in Aranui five weeks ago.

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Courtroom sprinter gets extra jail time

September 4, 2017 | By More
Courtroom sprinter gets extra jail time

A woman has been given an extra month in jail for what a judge called her “in your face escape” – bolting from the court room during her sentencing.

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February date set for Sumner murder trial

September 1, 2017 | By More
February date set for Sumner murder trial

Three people charged with murdering a man found injured in a Sumner carpark will go on trial in the High Court at Christchurch on February 19.

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Backpacker hostel burglaries alleged

August 31, 2017 | By More
Backpacker hostel burglaries alleged

A man listed as having “no fixed abode” has been charged with burglaries at six backpacker hostels in Christchurch and Nelson.

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Teen’s street assault caused brain haemorrhage

August 30, 2017 | By More
Teen’s street assault caused brain haemorrhage

A teenager has been jailed for a street assault that caused his victim a fractured skull and a brain haemorrhage.

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Sex offender’s ‘mindset’ brings jail term

August 30, 2017 | By More
Sex offender’s ‘mindset’ brings jail term

A man’s continuing denials of sex offending by touching two girls has led to a 20-month jail term.

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Prosecutor threatened after sex offender’s jailing

August 30, 2017 | By More
Prosecutor threatened after sex offender’s jailing

A Crown prosecutor was abused and threatened by supporters of a 21-year-old who had just been jailed for three years for the sexual violation of a drunk woman.

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Community work sentence for poaching deer

August 30, 2017 | By More
Community work sentence for poaching deer

A community work sentence has been imposed on a Waikari man who has admitted his second poaching offence, after a deer was shot on Waiau’s Windford Hills Station.

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Woman thought she had ‘killed someone’

August 29, 2017 | By More
Woman thought she had ‘killed someone’

A woman fled a Linwood Park after stabbing a man in the neck in an argument over tobacco, and told some people she met that she thought she had killed someone.

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Red zone car chase admitted

August 29, 2017 | By More
Red zone car chase admitted

A man has admitted leading police on a car chase that involved speeding across empty red zone sections and crashing through fences.

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