Author Archive: David Clarkson

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Man tried to sell stolen war medals

May 23, 2017 | By More
Man tried to sell stolen war medals

An unemployed Christchurch man tried to sell stolen war medals worth $2000 at a pawn shop.

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Bail again refused over shooting incident

May 23, 2017 | By More
Bail again refused over shooting incident

A third bail application has been refused for a 24-year-old man allegedly shot in the face by the police in an incident in Woolston in February.

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North Canterbury man criticised over sexual encounters

May 22, 2017 | By More
North Canterbury man criticised over sexual encounters

A judge has criticised the actions of a North Canterbury businessman, but has acquitted him of two charges alleging the sexual violation of an intellectually disabled man.

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Marcus Tucker murder trial aborted

May 19, 2017 | By More
Marcus Tucker murder trial aborted

The trial of Peter John Carroll for the murder of 36-year-old Marcus Luke Tucker has been aborted after evidence was heard from seven witnesses.

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Crystal clear robbery pics bring guilty pleas

May 18, 2017 | By More
Crystal clear robbery pics bring guilty pleas

A man clearly caught on security camera doing a service station robbery has pleaded guilty just a week later.

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Murder trial adjourned for the day

May 18, 2017 | By More
Murder trial adjourned for the day

The trial of Peter John Carroll, charged with the April 2016 murder of Marcus Luke Tucker, has been adjourned for the day because of a legal issue.

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Injuring charge admitted

May 17, 2017 | By More
Injuring charge admitted

A 52-year-old man has admitted charges of intentionally injuring and helping to conceal evidence, just ahead of the beginning of his trial in the High Court at Christchurch.

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Violent pizza shop robbery charge dropped

May 16, 2017 | By More
Violent pizza shop robbery charge dropped

Police have had to drop the charge against a man they accused of the violent robbery of a Bishopdale pizza shop after his alibi checked out.

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Arrest after seven months hiding from police

May 15, 2017 | By More
Arrest after seven months hiding from police

A man who has allegedly been on the run from police since October has been arrested on charges of kidnapping, serious assault, and threatening to kill.

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Screwdriver robbery accused stays in custody

May 12, 2017 | By More
Screwdriver robbery accused stays in custody

No bail was sought for a 23-year-old Leeston man who was allegedly caught on camera using a large screwdriver to rob an Islington service station.

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