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Accidents and arrests already in the new year

Accidents and arrests already in the new year

Wednesday, January 2 4.20pm: Passengers in a vehicle travelling on the Arrowtown-Lake Hayes road were treated for minor injuries at Lakes District Hospital after being ''rear-ended'' by another vehicle. Senior Constable Chris Blackford said the crash occurred at the Arrowtown end of the road. Inquiries are continuing.

Shoplifting, arrests and car crashes in Queenstown

A Frenchman was arrested in Fresh Choice in Queenstown on Thursday at 4.45pm for allegedly shoplifting.

Complaint ends in fine

A 42-year-old Cromwell man was issued an instant fine after a member of the public complained to Queenstown police about his driving.

Alleged assaults and pre-charge warnings

A 33-year-old Chinese man was arrested following an alleged assault on a woman in Queenstown on Friday at 7.53pm.

Late Night 'n' Day thieving

At 11am on Thursday, two men stole a cask of cider and a bottle of wine from the Camp St Night 'n Day.

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A 22-year-old Frenchman was arrested after he allegedly stole $22.70 worth of cheese and nuts from Fresh Choice at 6.31pm on Tuesday. He was released with a pre-charge warning.

Raucous behaviour

At 7.30pm on Saturday a 21-year-old New Zealand man was a passenger in a vehicle travelling through Queenstown when an unknown man pulled off one of the windscreen wipers.

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At 4.15pm on Tuesday the driver of a car travelling on the Glenorchy Rd lost control in road works and hit a rocky bank. There were no injuries.

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A "highly intoxicated" 20-year-old Mexican man living in Queenstown was punched in the face a prank failed to impress a woman's partner.

Early morning disputes cause trouble for taxi

Inquiries are continuing after Queenstown police received a complaint on Saturday at 3.40am. Sergeant Steve Watt, of Queenstown, said a taxi driver picked up a couple and took them to a Frankton Rd address, where they began to argue about the fare.

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