A 26-year-old Englishman was arrested and charged with
unlawfully being on a property after he allegedly went into
the bedrooms of two women at a Queenstown address at 3.45am
on Monday. Senior Constable Chris Blackford said the man was
intending to visit a friend at the address and the women were
concerned enough about his actions to call police. He will
appear in Queenstown District Court.
• At 2pm on Sunday, a vehicle pulling out of the Rees hotel
collided with another vehicle on Frankton Rd. There were no
injuries. The drivers exchanged details and no action was
required by police.
• At 10.30am on Monday, police attended a vehicle collision
on Longwood Pl, where a vehicle's handbrake failed and it
crashed into a parked car.
• A 38-year-old New Zealand man described by police as
"disorientated and distracted" was arrested and taken to the
Queenstown police station for detoxification at 12.10am on
Tuesday. Police said the man had been refused entry to a
casino, which resulted in him becoming "irrational" and
trying to take his clothes off.
• Police received a complaint from a McDonnell Rd resident
about the excessive speed of motorists in the 50kmh zone
between 6.30am and 9am. Senior Constable Chris Blackford said
police would pay particular attention to the area in coming
"Most motorists can expect very low tolerance levels, due to
the ongoing complaints," Snr Const Blackford said.