Author Archive: David Clarkson

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Arrest warrant issued on yacht theft charge

December 15, 2016 | By More
Arrest warrant issued on yacht theft charge

Police have been granted a warrant to arrest Simone Anne Wright – the partner of a man already in custody on 60 charges – on a charge of stealing a $145,000 yacht at Paihia in the Bay of Islands last year.

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Jail term stands for repeat drink-driver

December 15, 2016 | By More
Jail term stands for repeat drink-driver

A two-and-a-half-year jail term will stand for a Sumner woman who knocked two pedestrians over a rocky bank when she crashed while drink-driving, the High Court has decided.

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Former school principal jailed for almost a decade

December 14, 2016 | By More
Former school principal jailed for almost a decade

Former school principal Michael William Hogan has been jailed for nine years three months for prolonged sexual offending against a boy.

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Car ablaze at end of police pursuit

December 14, 2016 | By More
Car ablaze at end of police pursuit

A Kaiapoi man has been jailed for eight months for a police pursuit which ended with road spikes being used and a stolen car catching fire.

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Criminal offending continued on home detention

December 13, 2016 | By More
Criminal offending continued on home detention

Two months after being given a chance on home detention, Rangiora woman Kelsi Anne Sherriff was found with stolen property, firearms, and a meth pipe at her house.

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Sixth arrest over drug ring allegations

December 12, 2016 | By More
Sixth arrest over drug ring allegations

A sixth man has been arrested for conspiring to deal in methamphetamine after a series of police raids on Head Hunters gang premises last week.

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Anti-meth warning for home invaders

December 9, 2016 | By More
Anti-meth warning for home invaders

A judge delivered an anti-meth warning as he jailed four offenders for a disastrous night time home invasion and robbery at Springston, southwest of Christchurch.

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Client manager for estate firm admits theft

December 9, 2016 | By More
Client manager for estate firm admits theft

A client manager for an estate management firm used unattended computers at his office to transfer $66,634 to his own accounts, the Christchurch District Court was told.

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Fifth man faces drug dealing charges

December 7, 2016 | By More
Fifth man faces drug dealing charges

A fifth man charged with participating in an organised criminal group dealing in methamphetamine arising from police raids on Head Hunters gang premises on Tuesday has appeared at the Christchurch District Court.

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Suppression granted to alleged gang members

December 6, 2016 | By More
Suppression granted to alleged gang members

Three alleged Head Hunters gang members or associates were granted interim name suppression when they appeared on drugs or conspiracy charges in the Christchurch District Court after police raids that ended a four-month investigation today.

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