Revellers arrested

20:49, Jan 02 2014

Poll: Police in Queenstown arrested more revellers after another night of alcohol-related incidents in the resort.

Sergeant Tracy Haggart, of Queenstown, yesterday said police arrested or warned several young men for disorderly behaviour and assaults.

A 23-year-old Christchurch man was arrested at 4.20am yesterday and given a pre-charge warning for stealing a beer keg from Atlas bar.

Police were also making inquiries after someone smashed up the men's toilet in SkyBar in Camp St. At 3.20am a man smashed a mirror, punched holes in the wall, ripped a drier off the wall, causing flooding. An 18-year-old Rangiora man was charged with assault after allegedly spear-tackling a man to the ground in Camp St at 1.30am.


The Southland Times