Armed Siege in Wanganui

Armed Offender Squad officers have cordoned off a Wanganui street after at least three gun shots were heard. The NZ Herald reported “At 2.45 this afternoon emergency services were called to the Wanganui suburb of Aramoho following reports of gunshots being fired. A man was spotted walking around with a gun but he has since left the…

Another Armed Offenders Call Out In Auckland

It’s been a busy period for the Armed Offenders Squad. Three  days ago there was an armed robbery of a pub in Point Chev that led to an AOS stand off in the residential area of Flatbush, 20kms away. Then this morning they cordoned off roads and surrounded a house in Pakuranga Road, South Auckland.…

Armed Sieges and Gun Politics in New Zealand

An armed stand-off in Chaucer Road South, Napier that started yesterday morning continues into today. There street where it’s happening : YouTube A routine cannabis bust went horribly wrong when the suspect, Jan Molenaar, shot dead policeman Len Snee, 53 and critically injured 3 other people yesterday in the small tourist town of Napier, famed…