A 39-year-old Dunedin man faces charges of assaulting police
and obstruction, following the closure of a massive house
party by police in Calton Hill on Saturday night.
Police were called to the party at a Mariner St residence, at
which there were about 200 people, and shut it down about
Senior Sergeant Steve Aitken said the party ‘‘got out of
hand'' and three male revellers aged 39, 19 and 17 were
Both teenagers were given pre-charge warnings for disorderly
behaviour, he said.
The 39-year-old was due to appear in the Dunedin District
Court on Thursday.
Snr Sgt Aitken said the incident resulting in a charge of
assaulting police was not serious.