Two times arrested

20:32, Feb 18 2013

A Blenheim woman was arrested twice over the weekend for assaulting her partner at a Stephenson St address, police said yesterday.

Constable Andrew Holdaway, of the Blenheim police, said the 36-year-old woman was first arrested at 2.15am on Saturday and was held in custody until the morning, when she appeared in the Blenheim District Court.

She was arrested again at 8.10pm on Saturday for assaulting her partner at the same address and held in custody overnight to appear in court yesterday, charged with breaching her bail conditions and domestic assault, he said.

In other arrests and incidents at the weekend, a 19-year-old man who smashed the glass in the front door of a Churchill St address in Blenheim at 11.55pm on Friday was arrested for wilful damage. He will appear in court next Monday.

Early on Sunday morning, a 25-year-old plasterer and his 20-year-old unemployed brother were arrested for fighting another man on Market St.

Both were intoxicated and were held in custody until sober and released with a pre-charge warning.


The other man was taken to Wairau Hospital with minor injuries.

A 30-year-old unemployed man was arrested in Penny St on Sunday morning after he was found on a property without reasonable excuse and assaulted the person who asked him to leave.

He has appeared in court charged with being unlawfully on property and assault.

A 33-year-old male vineyard worker was arrested at a Blind Creek Rd property on Sunday afternoon after a domestic incident.

He was charged with assault and was to appear in court yesterday.

In other incidents a Beaver Rd property being renovated was broken into and building equipment was stolen.

Police are continuing their inquiries, Mr Holdaway said.

The Marlborough Express