Archive for the ‘Police’ Category

Metropolitan police launch scam guide

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

‘The Little Book of Big Scams’ is a comprehensive guide on fraud prevention, explaining some of the most common scams in existence, ranging from the simple to the sophisticated, providing essential advice to reduce the chances of you being parted from your money.

The booklet is primarily aimed at the elderly and vulnerable in society as they are particularly at risk; but anyone who reads it will benefit. People from all backgrounds and income levels are targeted by scammers – anyone can fall victim to fraud.

Police bust suspected P lab

Friday, March 7th, 2014

A suspected methamphetamine lab has been found at a luxury inner city Wellington apartment building, close to the central police station.

Police and the Fire Service are at the building in Chews Lane, off Willis St.

Man dies in police custody

Monday, February 24th, 2014

A man has died after being arrested for breaching the peace in south Auckland early this morning.

The 20-year-old man was arrested for breaching the peace and taken to Manukau Police Station for detoxification, police said.

24 hours on the streets: ‘Everyone wants to fight tonight’

Monday, February 24th, 2014

Six Herald on Sunday reporters and photographers were out with police during a 24-hour period in which the boys and girls in blue responded to 1028 incidents of drunken disorder or violence.

Corrupt cop paid at least $150,000 to stay home

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

Disgraced ex-cop Gordon Stanley Meyer was paid at least $150,000 to stay at home during the two years he was investigated for sexual offending on the job.

29 Card Fraudsters Arrested by Canadian, French and German Police

Thursday, November 7th, 2013

Authorities from Canada and Europe have cracked down on a major international ring of card fraudsters. 29 individuals have been arrested in Canada, France and Germany.

Police in gun again over spy agencies

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

The Independent Police Conduct Authority is investigating whether police neglected their duties in their handling of a complaint against spy agency the GCSB over alleged illegal spying on New Zealanders.

Police to target speed, alcohol over long weekend

Friday, October 25th, 2013

Motorists are being reminded that the reduced speed tolerance will be in force this weekend.

Mum of shot teen forgives police

Friday, October 25th, 2013

Lachan Kelly-Tumarae led police on a 14-kilometre car chase to his grandfather’s grave on March 28, 2011, before making the fatal decision to aim a shotgun at his pursuers.

Police continue search for mystery object after driver’s death

Friday, October 25th, 2013

A mystery object and the driver of a white utility vehicle are being sought by police after the death of a 22-year-old motorist on State Highway 6 between Wanaka and Lake Hawea early yesterday morning.