Queenstown police

Cop chases on the up

Queenstown cops have given chase to 25 dodgy drivers who failed to stop for the red and blues in the past couple of years. The figures, released to Mountain Scene by police, follow a string of chases in the resort...

Police face second complaint

A Queenstowner who attempted suicide last Thursday night claims local police treated him like a criminal. The 32-year-old, whom Mountain Scene's agreed not to name, says after the attempt he called a Lifeline counsellor, who then got the police to...

Bottle shops blitzed

Kids were able to buy booze from half of the 16 bottle shops and bars they visited as part of a Queenstown police sting. Teenagers, backed by cops, visited 13 off-licence premises and three on-licences across the resort in late...
Shattered parents of a troubled Queenstown teen allege police bullying drove her to take her life. Meika-Celine Walker Pollock, 19, was due in court on August 21 but never turned up. The next day she was found dead in a car...
Queenstown cops are fighting a never-ending battle against drink-driving. Paul Taylor follows them on a weekend operation Just 16 minutes in and Queenstown cops catch their first drink-driver. It's a Saturday night in the hard-living resort, about 11pm. Sergeant Mark Gill and constables Ian Madden...
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