A 35 year old woman has been charged with presenting a firearm after an incident in Kerikeri, involving the Armed Offenders Squad.
An ongoing dispute over a shared driveway between two neighbours escalated yesterday, October 2.
The police Armed Offenders Squad was called to the Kapiro Rd property at about 2.45pm yesterday.
A road block was set up between Redcliffs Road, off Kapiro Road and Equestrian Drive.
At least six Armed Offenders Squad officers were present along with dog handlers and police officers.
Police say the incident was sparked by an argument involving two female neighbours - one aged 35 and the other in her 50s.
It is alleged the 35 year old went into her house, returned with an air rifle and proceeded to point the firearm at her neighbour.
The victim called the police who recovered the air rifle.
- Bay Chronicle