Week­end drunks cause dis­or­der

South Waikato News - - NEWS -

Se­nior Sergeant Graeme Hill of Toko­roa po­lice said there had been a an in­crease in pub­lic dis­or­der.

Over the week­end there were nine cases of pub­lic dis­or­der, which was a re­sult of ex­ces­sive al­co­hol abuse.

With the fes­tive sea­son upon us, Mr Hill is en­cour­ag­ing ev­ery­one to be more aware of how much al­co­hol they are con­sum­ing.

‘‘ In the lead up to the fes­tive sea­son peo­ple need to be more mind­ful of drink­ing to ex­cess. Other­wise we will have more cases of peo­ple vis­it­ing the po­lice where they will re­main un­til they are able to leave.’’

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