A sole-charge police officer says he was not scared when an
offender armed with a steel bar confronted him at an isolated
Southern District police officers are resolving incidents
with a ''minimum application of force'', district commander
Superintendent Andrew Coster says.
A man has been charged with assaulting a police officer and
resisting arrest, after a steady weekend for police in
A recidivist drink-driver was apprehended by police near
Tapanui on Sunday night after allegedly driving intoxicated
to the pub on a quad bike.
A cancer charity fundraiser that, for some, had mutated into
a viral drinking game, has shocked Southern participants.
Dodgy drugs destined for Dunedin have been intercepted by New
Zealand Customs, it has been revealed.
An hour-long driving blitz yesterday resulted in more than a
dozen drivers issued with infringement notices, while one
driver was found to owe taxpayers $23,000 in overdue fines.
A man who assaulted his partner was taken into custody by the
armed offenders squad at a rural Southland location
yesterday, police said yesterday.
Students having to be hospitalised after taking ''bad drugs''
has prompted a call for regulation.
A cold case of the disappearance of a Dunedin mother is being
treated as suspicious, police say.
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