Eleven arrested over Easter

Last updated 07:47 23/04/2014

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Marlborough police made 11 arrests during the long weekend.

Constable Andrew Holdaway, of Blenheim, said three people were arrested on Sunday, five on Saturday, two on Friday and one on Thursday.

At 2.45pm on Sunday a 20-year-old vineyard worker was arrested for tagging near the Blenheim skate park. He was bailed to appear in the Blenheim District Court on April 28.

Shortly before that, at 12.15pm, a 47-year-old bee keeper was arrested for failing to appear in court and was held in custody to appear in court yesterday.

A 20-year-old man was arrested at 1am on Sunday for assaulting another man on Weld St and was bailed to appear in court today.

On Saturday night about 10.50pm a 32-year-old caregiver was arrested for breaching the peace. She was held in custody until she was sober and was released.

A 47-year-old sickness beneficiary was arrested for shoplifting at New World Blenheim about 6.40pm. He was to appear in court today.

At 6.20pm another man was arrested and charged with theft. The 18-year-old was to appear in court on May 5.

At 1.35am on Saturday a 30-year-old unemployed male was arrested after a domestic assault at a Francis St property. He was to appear in court today.

At 12.35am an 18-year-old logging contractor was arrested at his property in Blind Creek Rd, Tuamarina, for obstructing police. He received a pre-charge warning and was released when sober.

On Friday a 20-year-old woman was arrested at a George St property about 11.20pm for obstructing police who were attending a domestic dispute at the address.

She was to appear in court today.

At 10.30pm on Friday an 18-year-old labourer was arrested in Picton after he was removed from Mikey's Bar in High St and tried to get back in.

He was charged with trespass, disorderly behaviour and fighting, Holdaway said.

Last Thursday an 18-year-old unemployed man was arrested in Grove Rd for shoplifting at New World Blenheim.

He was bailed to appear in court today.

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- The Marlborough Express

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