Police were called to help an ambulance crew deal with a
43-year-old man in Arrowtown who had become violent,
apparently after taking synthetic drugs.
Senior Constable Chris Blackford said police understood the
man had passed out and was having seizures. When police
officers arrived about 5pm on Tuesday the man was conscious.
The man was treated and assessed at the house and St John was
unable to give further details as it happened at a private
Snr Const Blackford said the attending constable described
the situation as an example ''of why not to try that stuff''.