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.
Southern police have taken the unusual step of posting a
$20,000 reward in the hope of finding Simon James Garrick,
last seen by his family a year ago.
Time will tell whether a ''one size fits all'' police
structure developed in Auckland works in the South, New
Zealand Police Association president Greg O'Connor says.
Police are on the beat and delivering crime prevention advice
to Dunedin communities.
A second arrest has been made after two Oamaru properties
were searched on Saturday as part of the homicide inquiry
into the violent death of a 35-year-old dairy worker in his
home at Elderslie last week.
A group of teens who tried to flee police in their car lasted
just 10 seconds before crashing into a fence early yesterday.
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