A 29-year-old Frenchman was caught urinating in Shotover St
in Queenstown at 9.46pm on Tuesday, police said.
When spoken to, the man became agitated and was found to be
carrying a knife, which he said was for protection.
He was arrested and charged with offensive behaviour and
possession of a knife.
• A man who was told he could not purchase alcohol, due to
his intoxication, tried to steal food and a bottle of wine
from Fresh Choice at 11.20pm on Wednesday, Sergeant Mark Gill
The man threatened staff and left, management reported.
At 2.45am yesterday a police officer who had viewed CCTV
footage from the incident, recognised the 23-year-old
Christchurch man outside a bar in Shotover St and he man was
arrested and charged with theft.
• A 29-year-old Czech man was arrested outside a Queenstown
nightclub at 2.15am yesterday, after he caused a disturbance
when he was refused entry, due to his intoxication. He
received a pre-charge warning.