Man charged after incident at Nelson business

A man is facing charges of resisting arrest and obstruction after an incident at a Nelson business Monday.

A man is facing charges of resisting arrest and obstruction after an incident at a Nelson business Monday.

Police say the drunk, uncooperative man was asked to leave by staff but refused to go and started to become aggressive towards them and other customers.

When police arrived, he refused to identify himself and became “physically confrontational with police.” He was arrested and held until sober.

Man taken to hospital

On Sunday evening, a man was taken to hospital for assessment and treatment after police were called to an Uphill home.

The man was in medical distress due to alcohol and drug consumption. Police arrived to find him lying on the floor, where it was determined he had injured himself.