August 22, 2014: Police Notebook

22:53, Aug 21 2014

A dispute about the ownership of a cat led to two Timaru households being trespassed from each other's properties.

Sergeant Ian Howard said five police cars, including two dog units, went to a Bouverie St address to resolve the dispute, which resulted in the cat being handed over to a group claiming the cat had been taken from them.

A tyre was slashed on a parked car in Arthur St on August 14 just before 6pm. Police have a nominated suspect and inquiries are continuing.

A 35-year-old man, of no fixed abode, was arrested for throwing a chair against a wall at a support service based in Timaru. He was due to appear in court yesterday.

Students boarding at Timaru Girls High School reported seeing a man looking in one of their dormitories. They could not give police a description of the man.

Three men, aged 19, 21 and 22, were arrested and taken into custody after fighting in Stafford Street at 3.40am yesterday morning. The incident on Stafford St.


The Timaru Herald