Author Archive: David Clarkson

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Supervision for problem passenger who spat

August 28, 2017 | By More
Supervision for problem passenger who spat

Unruly passenger Kiri Marsh has been put on intensive supervision for her drunken antics on an Air New Zealand flight from Auckland which included spitting on a flight attendant.

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The problem of Christopher James Taylor

August 28, 2017 | By More
The problem of Christopher James Taylor

The system tries hard, but it struggles to deal with the problem of Christopher James Taylor.

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Licence breaches before fatal crash

August 25, 2017 | By More
Licence breaches before fatal crash

A teen driver received three infringement notices for breaching the terms of his restricted licence before his fatal head-on crash with a cyclist.

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Name suppression lifts on murder accused

August 25, 2017 | By More
Name suppression lifts on murder accused

Name suppression has lifted on the 18-year-old woman charged with the murder of Alicia Nathan, at a house in Avonhead three weeks ago.

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Meth charge dropped after car chase arrest

August 24, 2017 | By More
Meth charge dropped after car chase arrest

Police have dropped a methamphetamine-possession-for-supply charge against a man who was arrested by armed police after a car chase in Christchurch two weeks ago.

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Kaiapoi man faces car-chase charges

August 24, 2017 | By More
Kaiapoi man faces car-chase charges

A Kaiapoi man who led police on a 30-km early morning chase across Christchurch was remanded in custody when he appeared in the Christchurch District Court.

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Gang president jailed for a decade

August 23, 2017 | By More
Gang president jailed for a decade

Former Rebels gang president Albert Enoka has been jailed for 10 years for a violent stand-over and kidnapping incident, but the judge ruled out an open-ended term of preventive detention.

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Couple will pay only a fraction of trawler’s losses

August 22, 2017 | By More
Couple will pay only a fraction of trawler’s losses

A couple will only have to pay back a small fraction of the massive losses they caused to Tally’s Fisheries through their bogus tale of a family tragedy that led to a trawler diverting to Lyttelton.

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Scamming of elderly victims admitted

August 22, 2017 | By More
Scamming of elderly victims admitted

A 22-year-old has admitted using a phone scam to raid the bank accounts of women aged 93, 91, and 73.

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‘Cowardly’ shooter jailed for 13 years 8 months

August 17, 2017 | By More
‘Cowardly’ shooter jailed for 13 years 8 months

A family described gunman Douglas Anderson Roake’s crimes as “disgusting and cowardly” before they saw him jailed for 13 years 8 months for his violent home invasion and six armed robberies.

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