Attributable to Detective Sergeant Hayden Smale:
Dunedin Police have made another arrest in relation to a firearms incident in the city last week.
A 25-year-old man is already before the courts for attempted murder in relation to the drive-by shooting of an occupied vehicle on Thomas Burns Street on Friday 10 March.
Police conducted further searches yesterday, and as a result the vehicle and the firearm believed to have been involved in the incident have been recovered.
A 53-year-old man has been arrested and charged with attempting to pervert the course of justice, and was due to appear in Dunedin District Court today (Friday 17 March).
The 25-year-old was remanded in custody to reappear on 4 April.
Police would like to thank numerous members of the public for their help with this matter, and the investigation is ongoing.
Issued by the Police Media Centre