A tip-off that a container may have been linked to the
convicted fraudster Michael Swann sparked a fruitless police
Police investigating an unexplained death near Lake Hawea
last week are considering the possibility the mystery object
that struck and killed motorist Rutger Hale was moved from
the accident scene.
Southern District's new police commander wants his patch to
become the safest place in the world.
Police in Wanaka are interviewing the driver of a white four
wheel drive utility in connection with their inquiry into the
death of a motorist on SH6 between Wanaka and Lake Hawea
early on Thursday morning.
Extra police will be on patrol this Labour Day, and drivers
are urged to plan their journey to ensure safe travel this
Police are tight-lipped on arrests made by 63 officers, now
the focus of Parliament going into urgency to pass a
retrospective law to validate their oaths.
Police were ''unwilling to speculate'' last night whether a
man's body found in a stored caravan at Cromwell yesterday
was Simon James Garrick, who has been missing for about a
Dunedin police are calling for witnesses to a serious assault
in which a 39-year-old man was knocked unconscious.
Police doubt marks seen on fingerprints of Robin Bain are the
result of him having loaded a gun before his death, but David
Bain supporter Joe Karam has rubbished their conclusion.
The $20,000 offered for information on the whereabouts of
Simon Garrick is the 12th reward offered by police for a
murder inquiry in the past decade.
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