Two men have been arrested for illegal hunting and trespassing after being caught by a Northbank farmer on his property on September 8.
A 21-year-old unemployed man and a 19-year-old labourer were arrested on Monday morning. The 21-year-old also faces a charge of illegal possession of a firearm.
The 19-year-old appeared in the Blenheim District Court on Monday. He admitted charges of unlawful hunting and trespassing and was fined $500 plus costs.
Other police news:
A 31-year-old man was arrested on Monday for theft and possession of a knife in a public place after driving off without paying for $50 of petrol from Caltex Blenheim about 11.40am.
A 14-year-old student was arrested for arson and referred to Youth Aid after setting fire to a bundle of papers in a toilet cubicle at the Horton Park toilets about 1.30pm on Monday.
A 42-year-old unemployed man was arrested on Monday for possession of cannabis after he left a small amount of cannabis at an address in Seddon.
An 18-year-old forestry worker was arrested about 5.15pm for shoplifting batteries from The Warehouse Blenheim.
- The Marlborough Express