Author Archive: David Clarkson

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Alleged victim accused of telling ‘evolving’ story

May 17, 2018 | By More
Alleged victim accused of telling ‘evolving’ story

The complainant in a rape, kidnapping, and bashing trial has been accused by the defence of telling an “evolving” story.

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Slash attack on ‘spy’ by mental patient

May 17, 2018 | By More
Slash attack on ‘spy’ by mental patient

A 23-year-old woman carried out a slash attack on another woman’s face because she believed she was a Japanese spy who was recording her thoughts.

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Some ‘hiccups’ but progress for youth who planned attack

May 16, 2018 | By More
Some ‘hiccups’ but progress for youth who planned attack

A few “hiccups” but overall the monthly report card is a Pass for the youth who once planned an ISIS-style terrorist attack in Christchurch.

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Two-time child pornography offender faces jail

May 16, 2018 | By More
Two-time child pornography offender faces jail

Home detention has been ruled out for a two-time child abuse pornography offender who has now been found with another 29,380 images.

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Bank card skimmers face rapid deportation

May 15, 2018 | By More
Bank card skimmers face rapid deportation

Two Canadian bank card skimmers can expect deportation any day after being sentenced for their hopeless venture into the multi-billion dollar financial crime industry.

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Bail breach appearance for Scribe

May 14, 2018 | By More
Bail breach appearance for Scribe

Hip-hop artist Scribe – real name Malo Ioane Luafutu – has accepted he breached his bail with an unauthorised change of address, but police have not sought to have him held in custody.

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Crown alleges sex attacks after online meeting

May 14, 2018 | By More
Crown alleges sex attacks after online meeting

A 43-year-old man is on trial charged with assaulting, kidnapping, and raping a woman he met on an online dating site.

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Gang picked wrong house

May 11, 2018 | By More
Gang picked wrong house

A gang’s “visit” to a random house went disastrously wrong when it was found that a policeman lived there.

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Skipper fined for grounding

May 11, 2018 | By More
Skipper fined for grounding

A trawler skipper has been fined $2000 for the grounding that left The Lady Sarah wrecked on Kaitorete Spit in December 2016.

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Church fundraiser leads to $6750 fines

May 11, 2018 | By More
Church fundraiser leads to $6750 fines

A church involved in a pork-meal fundraiser which has led to the prosecution of a dairy and its owner has made no offer to help with the legal bills nor the fine.

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