A group of teens who tried to flee police in their car lasted
just 10 seconds before crashing into a fence early yesterday.
Three Dunedin police officers and a prison officer must wait
several months for blood-test results after being spat at by
two offenders, one of whom said he had hepatitis C, the
Dunedin District Court heard yesterday.
No cuts or marks were noted on Robin Bain's hands following
his death because there were no cuts or marks, the Dunedin
pathologist who examined his body says.
Dunedin police are investigating two suspected arsons in
South Dunedin early on Saturday.
A coroner's finding into the death of a former Dunedin woman
- whose family believe she was killed, rather than took her
own life - should be revealed next week.
Police are asking Green Island residents to be on the lookout
for any suspicious characters in the neighbourhood after a
series of daytime burglaries over the past week.
Dunedin police dog handler Sergeant Craig Baron is part of a
national initiative to train dogs to find large amounts of
Southern red-light runners have clocked up more than $160,000
in infringement fines in just 12 months.
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.
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.
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