Author Archive: David Clarkson

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Offender caught on security cam admits burglary

September 19, 2017 | By More
Offender caught on security cam admits burglary

A woman caught on a household security camera “scoping” a property ahead of two burglaries has admitted nine offences at the Christchurch District Court.

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List of customers found in synthetic cannabis raid

September 19, 2017 | By More
List of customers found in synthetic cannabis raid

Police found a list of customers when they made a synthetic cannabis raid on a Yaldhurst Road house.

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In-home carer shook baby girl

September 14, 2017 | By More
In-home carer shook baby girl

A paid in-home carer who shook a five-month-old baby girl twice – possibly causing permanent brain injuries – has been granted home detention at her Christchurch District Court sentencing.

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Non-payment of $250,000 tax admitted

September 14, 2017 | By More
Non-payment of $250,000 tax admitted

Rangiora businessman John Robert Stevens has admitted aiding and betting the non-payment of nearly $250,000 to Inland Revenue, a year after the liquidation of the Shalimar Knitwear company he owned.

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Burglar told: ‘Open your heart’

September 14, 2017 | By More
Burglar told: ‘Open your heart’

A judge has told a burglar who was caught on camera by a householder to “open your heart” ahead of his Christchurch District Court sentencing in November.

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Feelings running high for murder appearances

September 12, 2017 | By More
Feelings running high for murder appearances

Feelings were running high for court appearances by  two men charged with the murder of 24-year-old Bradley Lomax, whose body was found on the Waimakariri riverbed a week ago.

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Scribe gets to court, pleads not guilty

September 8, 2017 | By More
Scribe gets to court, pleads not guilty

Hip-hop artist and rapper Scribe has made a voluntary appearance at the Christchurch District Court, two days after an arrest warrant was issued for his no-show.

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Apology letters for victims of HIV offender

September 7, 2017 | By More
Apology letters for victims of HIV offender

A man who put three men at risk by having unprotected sex while he knew he was HIV-positive has written letters of apology to all the victims.

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Remand in custody after police pursuit

September 7, 2017 | By More
Remand in custody after police pursuit

A man facing 17 charges after his arrest in a police pursuit on Wednesday, accepted a remand in custody when he appeared in the Christchurch District Court today.

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Woman admits meth-for-supply offence

September 7, 2017 | By More
Woman admits meth-for-supply offence

A 23-year-old Aranui woman has admitted possession of the class A drug methamphetamine for supply, and has been remanded for sentencing with her partner in October.

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