Queenstown police were kept busy over the weekend with
drink-drivers and intoxicated people celebrating the
Queenstown Winter Festival.
Sergeant Tracy Haggart, of Queenstown, said six people were
processed for drink-driving on Friday night and Saturday
morning, and another nine were arrested for disorder and
''Obviously it's disappointing to see that number on the
opening night of Winter Fest ... there still are people out
there who are chancing driving after drinking, Sgt Haggart
''It's just a reminder for people to either [get] a sober
driver or ensure they use taxi or bus services.''
Among the incidents, two 19-year-old males were arrested at
11.45pm on Saturday for fighting in The Mall outside Winnies.
''They were waiting in line ... and realised they went to
school with each other, so they decided to have a fight about
''One called the other a name and a fight ensued right in
front of police.
''One male was found to be in possession of ecstasy,'' Sgt