At 9.30pm on Tuesday, two vehicles were travelling towards
Queenstown on the Devil's Staircase, when the front vehicle
slowed down to pull into a lay-by.
The vehicle following, driven by a 41-year-old Kingston
woman, failed to slow down sufficiently, which resulted in a
collision with the front vehicle, also driven by a Kingston
woman. No injuries were reported. Sergeant Steve Watt said it
was likely the following vehicle's driver would be issued an
• At 3am on Wednesday, Queenstown police were visited by a
French couple who had driven from Glenorchy in fear of a
"drunk lady" who had knocked on their door but did not pose
any other threat. The couple had been staying at the
Glenorchy Hotel and received a knock on their door from an
intoxicated woman, whom they told to leave. The woman went
away but the couple decided to leave Glenorchy and drive to
the Queenstown police station. Sergeant Steve Watt said he
was not sure where the couple went after their visit to the
station and the incident was not followed up by police.
• At 6.30pm on Wednesday, a 20-year-old Mexican man was given
a pre-charge warning for trespassing at Fresh Choice.
The man had been given a trespass notice on an earlier