PEP­PER-SPRAYED DRINKDRIV­ING AC­CUSED AP­PEARS IN COURT

Central Otago Mirror - - YOUR PAPER, YOUR PLACE -

A 36-year-old Taranaki man pep­per-sprayed by po­lice in Cromwell last week has been charged with threat­en­ing to do griev­ous bod­ily harm to three peo­ple, in­clud­ing two po­lice con­sta­bles. He also faces charges of re­fus­ing to ac­com­pany a po­lice of­fi­cer and driv­ing with an al­co­hol breath level of 911mcg. He was granted in­terim name sup­pres­sion and was re­manded in cus­tody to reap­pear in the Alexan­dra District Court on May 25.

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