An investigation is under way in Oamaru after police located
a suspected stolen firearm at a residential address on
Senior Constable Carl Pedersen said police were called to a
domestic incident on Stoke St in the evening, and were then
called back to the address on another matter. A .22 rifle was
"We believe it may be the proceeds from a historic burglary."
He said inquiries would continue into the matter, but the
fact that the rifle had never been reported as stolen caused