Author Archive: David Clarkson

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Third arrest for dairy robbery

September 13, 2016 | By More
Third arrest for dairy robbery

A third man has been arrested for the robbery of the Kirk Road dairy, Templeton, on September 5.

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Kidnap, rape alleged

September 13, 2016 | By More
Kidnap, rape alleged

A 31-year-old Christchurch man has been remanded in custody on charges of kidnapping, raping, and sexually violating a woman over the weekend.

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Skateboarder’s neck cut in street confrontation

September 12, 2016 | By More
Skateboarder’s neck cut in street confrontation

Home detention has been granted to a 22-year-old man who admitted cutting a skateboarder in the neck during a street confrontation.

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Marriage scam victim will get money back

September 9, 2016 | By More
Marriage scam victim will get money back

Li Jun Xue is too ill to return from Australia for her sentencing for a marriage scam but she has already paid $35,000 which will be passed on to the victim.

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Tour drivers had no licences, police allege

September 8, 2016 | By More
Tour drivers had no licences, police allege

Police allege Chinese men with false licences were used as tourist drivers by a Christchurch company.

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Bail not sought for second dairy robbery accused

September 8, 2016 | By More
Bail not sought for second dairy robbery accused

No bail was sought for a second teenager charged with the armed robbery of the Kirk Road dairy in Templeton, when he made an appearance in the Christchurch District Court today.

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Five years’ jail for arranging sexual abuse of toddler

September 7, 2016 | By More
Five years’ jail for arranging sexual abuse of toddler

A judge has reduced the jail sentence for a 22-year-old charged with arranging the sexual abuse of a toddler because of his claim of longstanding abuse by a male relative.

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Mongrel Mob members facing long jail terms

September 6, 2016 | By More
Mongrel Mob members facing long jail terms

After what was described in court as a “squabble between gangs”, much of the Aotearoa chapter of the Mongrel Mob and its associates in Christchurch are in jail facing long prison terms.

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Banned driver ‘something of a record’

September 6, 2016 | By More
Banned driver ‘something of a record’

A judge described Allan Russell Pope’s history of disqualified and suspended driving as being “something of a record”, but still didn’t send him back to jail.

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Man admits Facebook offence

September 6, 2016 | By More
Man admits Facebook offence

A restorative justice meeting may be held between a woman and a 23-year-old man who used Facebook to send her brother a nude photo of her.

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