Woman with a knife

Last updated 07:32 21/03/2014
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A 25-year-old vineyard worker was arrested in the Noel Leemings carpark for possession of cannabis and drug utensils.

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A 37-year-old woman was given a pre-charge warning on Tuesday after being arrested for possessing an offensive weapon.

Mr Holdaway said the woman had been seen by members of the public carrying a knife as she walked from her vehicle.

A Redwoodtown woman had her cellphone stolen after inviting a door-knocker into her home on Wednesday afternoon, police say.

The woman who was door-knocking claimed to be raising money for her son's bike-a-thon and took the phone while the resident was looking for some money, said Constable Andrew Holdaway.

A 22-year-old man was arrested twice on Wednesday after stealing a pair of pants from Hallensteins the day before, Mr Holdaway said.

The unemployed man was arrested on Market St at 10.05am, for the theft, and then again at 6.35pm for breaching his bail conditions. He appeared at the Blenheim District Court yesterday and was remanded.

At 3.30pm on Wednesday, a 35-year-old man was arrested at his Blenheim home for cultivating cannabis and possession of instruments for consuming methamphetamine. The labourer is to appear in court on March 24.

At 2.30pm, a 25-year-old vineyard worker was arrested in the Noel Leemings carpark for possession of cannabis and drug utensils. He appeared in court yesterday and was remanded.

A 22-year-old man was arrested for shoplifting at 9.50am on Wednesday, after a pair of headphones worth $19.99 was stolen from the Warehouse.

Police are also investigating a report of two women taking items from Cotton On clothing story in Blenheim and leaving without paying.

Police were viewing CCTV footage to try to identify the offenders, Mr Holdaway said.

 

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