AS FIREWORKS lit up the sky over Mount Gambier to bring in the new year, police were able to enjoy the festivities without major incident thanks to a well-behaved crowd at Vansittart Park on Sunday night.
Traditionally a busy night for police, Mount Gambier officer in charge Senior Sergeant Chris King said patrols were impressed with revellers who attended New Year’s Eve celebrations in the city.
“Mount Gambier was well behaved with no issues reported at Vansittart Park,” Sgt King said.
“Extra police were deployed to ensure safe New Year celebrations with an emphasis on behavioural offences and road safety.”
While thousands of people