A Queenstown police constable has pleaded not
guilty to an offensive language charge.
Constable Jenny McNee, 43, was charged in March after an
internal investigation into an alleged incident involving a
local taxi driver in November.
McNee was scheduled to appear in Queenstown District Court
She entered a not guilty plea before the scheduled appearance
and the case has been adjourned for a judge-alone trial in
Queenstown on September 1.
Otago Rural acting area commander inspector Andrew Burns has
previously confirmed McNee remains on leave without pay for
It is understood cab camera footage of what happened has been
provided to police by Queenstown Taxis.
- Paul Taylor, Mountain Scene