Police

Hep C fears after officers spat on

Hep C fears after officers spat on

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 found on hands

No cuts found on hands

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.

Police investigating fires

Police investigating fires

Dunedin police are investigating two suspected arsons in South Dunedin early on Saturday.

Coroner's verdict next week in Sydney

Coroner's verdict next week in Sydney

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.

Green Island residents urged to report suspicious behaviour

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.

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.
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