Police abused over unlawful bonfire

An Oamaru man became abusive towards police over an unlawful bonfire on Wednesday night.

Sergeant Blair Wilkinson said police and Fire and Emergency New Zealand were called to the bonfire at a Reed St property at 9.50pm.

A 50-year-old male began abusing police officers, and was arrested and charged with disorderly behaviour.

He was later released and given a formal warning, Sgt Wilkinson said.

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