A man who pointed a gun at a female police officer
investigating suspicious activity has been jailed.
Hayden Flay, 20, was sentenced to four and a half years in
prison when he appeared in Tauranga District Court today.
The constable had been responding to a report of suspicious
activity at a Katikati address in July and was leaving the
home of a witness about 2.30am when she spotted a man, police
When she stopped to speak to him he dropped the bags he was
carrying and allegedly swung a rifle towards her.
The officer called for backup and the armed offenders squad
was called out.
A bag containing a rifle and ammunition was located and a
short time later and Flay, who emerged from a nearby address,
- Bay of Plenty Times