On the beat

Drink driving charges for Scotsman

Friday, February 15 • A Scotsman was charged with driving with a breath-alcohol level of 574mcg in Fernhill at 11.40pm.

Man charged with theft of wine

Tuesday, February 12 A 25-year-old New Zealand man was arrested and charged with the theft of a bladder of wine.

Report of thefts from car and garage

Monday, February 11 8am: Police received a report of theft from a vehicle parked outside a Peninsula Rd address in Kelvin Heights. Senior Constable Chris Blackford said a back window was smashed to gain entry to the vehicle, although nothing was taken. A garage at the property was also entered and three mounted amplifiers in a box were taken along with a petrol can. Inquiries were continuing.

Man arrested in relation to two shoplifting incidents

Tuesday, February 5 4.40pm: A 26-year-old English man was arrested in relation to two shoplifting incidents - one in Queenstown and one in Dunedin.

Avoiding cyclist caused crash

Saturday, February 2: • A vehicle crash on Malaghans Rd on Saturday evening is being investigated. A car driven by a 19-year-old Invercargill male crossed the centre line, causing an oncoming car to drive into gravel, Sergeant Steve Watt said. The man said he had moved to avoid a cyclist.

German walks out of Queenstown bush

Monday, January 21 • Friends of a 19-year-old German man called police on Sunday to report their missing friend had called them saying he was lost in the bush. Senior Constable Chris Blackford, of Queenstown, said the man walked out on Monday morning after a fall. He had some grazes but was otherwise fine.

Warrant brings about arrest

Saturday, January 19 At 10pm, an Invercargill man was arrested in Camp St after a warrant for his arrest was issued in the Invercargill District Court on Friday.

Trampers never left Wanaka

Tuesday, January 15 At 7.48pm, a Search and Rescue was instigated for two men who were reported overdue in Arrowtown after walking from Glendhu Bay. It was later revealed the men were safe and were still in Wanaka.

Kayak stolen

Friday, January 11

At 3pm a man reported his 3m yellow and white single kayak had been taken from the Queenstown Gardens. Inquiries are continuing.

Queenstown man arrested for deception

Tuesday, January 8 • A 38-year-old Queenstown man was arrested and charged on historical deception matters, Senior Constable Christ Blackford said.

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