On the beat

Man arrested for driving while disqualified

At 12.05am Monday, a Queenstown man was arrested and charged with driving while disqualified. The man's car was subsequently impounded for 28 days and he is due to appear in court on June 18.

Queenstown drivers' reckless reversing

At 11.20pm on Thursday, two vehicles in Church St were reversing at the same time, with the drivers unaware of each other.

Charges of breaching liquor ban

A 21-year-old Australian man was arrested and charged with breaching the liquor ban in central Queenstown on Saturday at 11pm.

Accidents on Queenstown streets

At 9pm on Monday, a vehicle driven by a 22-year-old Queenstown woman overturned on Peninsula Rd.

A weekend of troublesome taxi trips

A 26-year-old Queenstown woman was arrested on Tuesday night after allegedly yelling and screaming in the driver's seat of a taxi cab.

Young boys caught shoplifting

Last Sunday, at 3pm, two 14-year-olds from Wanaka were caught shoplifting from The Warehouse in Remarkables Park.

Crash into paddock from lose of control

A 31-year-old Queenstown woman "lost control" of her vehicle at 7pm on Tuesday, crashing through a fence and into a paddock at Gibbston.

Early morning petrol theft

Early morning petrol theft

An early morning petrol thief drove away from Frankton's Z petrol station without paying for $60 of fuel on Sunday.

Camera footage catches thief

Camera footage caught a 27-year-old Frenchman allegedly taking a girl's bag and jacket from a Queenstown bar on Tuesday night.

Charges of alleged cannabis possession

A 27-year-old motorist was arrested for alleged possession of 1g of cannabis on Friday night during a routine stop by police. A drug-driver test was conducted.

Police are waiting for the results of a blood sample.

• A 27-year-old Irish man was arrested for allegedly urinating in a central telephone box on Saturday at 1.50am.

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