Police

Police dogs learning to sniff out hidden cash

Police dogs learning to sniff out hidden cash

Dunedin police dog handler Sergeant Craig Baron is part of a national initiative to train dogs to find large amounts of hidden cash.

Red-light runners rack up $160,000 in fines

Red-light runners rack up $160,000 in fines

Southern red-light runners have clocked up more than $160,000 in infringement fines in just 12 months.

Hunting knife and cakes among gifts offered to police

A Norwegian hunting knife, FBI pen set, framed Warriors jersey and Christmas cakes are just some of the items listed on the police gratuities register.

Police seize Rolls-Royce from container

Police seize Rolls-Royce from container

A luxury car concealed in a container has been seized, but Dunedin police say it is too early to confirm it belongs to convicted fraudster Michael Swann.

Drug shipment tracked, arrests made

Drug shipment tracked, arrests made Two people have been arrested after a $60,000 drug shipment was flagged by Customs and then tracked to southern addresses.

Can you identify this man?

Can you identify this man?

Dunedin police are looking for this man, who allegedly sprayed a can of deodorant into the face of a staff member at the Regent Night 'n' Day store in Dunedin.

Southern police trialling prototype trousers

Southern police trialling prototype trousers

Southern police staff are trialling three new trouser styles.

Four weekend assault cases set for court today

Four weekend assault cases set for court today

Queenstown police dealt with several assaults at the weekend in which the victims received facial injuries.

Anxious time for police in South

Anxious time for police in South

Southern police face an uncertain couple of months.

Knife held to mother's throat in front of child

Knife held to mother's throat in front of child

A 44-year-old man was arrested after allegedly holding a knife to a woman's throat in front of her 12-year-old child on Saturday night.

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