Police Notebook

Tourist 'fell asleep' at wheel

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A tourist crossed the centre line and hit another vehicle after he allegedly fell asleep at the wheel yesterday.

"Burnout car" found empty

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Police impounded an unoccupied car after burnouts were reported on four Timaru streets.

Fight ends in hospital

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A Timaru man was given a pre-charge warning after fighting landed him in hospital.

Youths found in home

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A Kent St resident returned home to find three youths in his house on Thursday.

Wallet gone, ring handed in

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If you've lost a ring and have been at Lake Opuha recently, you might be in luck.

Police check assault report

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Police inquiries are continuing after they received a report of an assault on Sunday morning at a Stafford St bar.

Rubbish dumped near school

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Rubbish was dumped into a culvert on Opihi School Rd near Pleasant Point at 5pm on Thursday.

Youth found breaking curfew

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A Timaru youth, 17, was breaking his curfew when police discovered him walking along a street on Monday.

Motor stolen from boat

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A Mariner outboard motor was stolen off a boat in Lindsay St some time between October 7 to 9.

Teen warned for cannabis

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A Timaru teen received a pre-charge warning for possession of cannabis and utensils.

'Seen' doing burnouts

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A Timaru man, 20, has been charged after he was allegedly seen doing burnouts.

Bracelet found

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A 9-carat gold bracelet found at the Scenic Reserve was handed to police yesterday.

Porch visiters disturb occupants

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Police were called to a Brunswick St address after the residents could hear people on their porch.

Woman arrested for tool theft

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A Timaru woman, 32, was arrested for burglary after allegedly stealing building tools.

Driver avoids serious crash

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A man avoided a crash by "driving to the conditions", Temuka police say.

September 29, 2014: Police Notebook

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A tyre was slashed on a vehicle parked in Mill Rd, Waimate.

Man done for drink-driving

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A Timaru man, 35, was processed for an excess breath alcohol level of 558mcg on The Terrace at 3.20am on Friday.

Boy knocked off scooter

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A Timaru boy, 12, had cuts treated at Timaru Hospital after he was knocked off his scooter on North St.

Woman warned for assault

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A Timaru woman, 25, has been issued a pre-charge warning for assault.

Youth's keys confiscated

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A youth, 18, was caught driving on Elizabeth St after drinking alcohol yesterday.

Piano stolen

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An electric piano was reported stolen from a building behind St John's Anglican Church.

Plants damaged

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Trees and shrubs were damaged at Highfield Primary School during the weekend.

Cabbage tree fire

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A cabbage tree on Harper St was set alight early this morning.

Man charged with theft

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Timaru man arrested for breaching police safety order issued following domestic incident and charged with theft.

Second arrest for teen

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A 16-year-old boy was arrested twice in 24 hours, for breach of bail.

Assault arrest

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A 16-year-old was arrested over an assault on another youth at the weekend.

Reels taken

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Reels used to hold up an electric fence have been stolen from Pleasant Point.

Assault arrest

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A Timaru man was arrested at the weekend for assault on police and resisting arrest.

Firearms seized

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Police seized firearms from a rural South Canterbury property after a PSO was served to a man, 40.

Court for woman

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A Fairlie woman, 31, will appear in court in relation to drink driving and careless driving.

Cat scrap on Bouverie St

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

Man arrested for assault

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Police arrested a Timaru man, 27, after a fight on Stafford St yesterday.

Youths steal, crash car

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Twizel youths who stole a car and and subsequently crashing it have been referred to Youth Aid.

Week-long PSO

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A week-long police safety order was served on a Timaru man, 29, from a Church St address.

Domestic dispute leads to PSO

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A Timaru woman, 34, received a police safety order after police were called to her address last night.

Car windows smashed

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A vehicle parked on the Hilton Highway had the driver's side windows broken.

Timaru driver suspended

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A Timaru man, 33, was charged with driving while suspended.

Speedster's car impounded

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A Timaru man, 21, had his car impounded after a short pursuit in Seadown on Sunday.

Alcohol fuels offending

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Alcohol-related incidents filled the Timaru police notebook on Sunday.

Police investigate assault claim

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A serious assault was reported on Wai-iti Rd at 6.40pm yesterday.

Tools stolen from shed

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A sander and drop saw were stolen from a locked shed in Anchorage Place in Timaru.

Youth on driving charges

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A Timaru youth was arrested on driving offences that occurred between Christchurch and Timaru.

Breach of bail

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A Timaru man, 23, was arrested at 2pm yesterday for breaching bail by not living at his address.

Man hurt head-butting window

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A man received stitches - and was arrested - after he head-butted a Stafford St window.

Police raid Fairlie house

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A Fairlie man, 31, was arrested after police conducted a drug raid at 9.30am yesterday.

Money dispute between flatmates

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A woman, 37, and a man, 52, flatting together had a disagreement over money.

Late night lesson goes awry

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An unlicensed Timaru woman, 32, blew 1335mcg when she was breathtested at 12.20am on Kauri St.

Bottle breaker stopped

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Police intervened when a Timaru man started breaking bottles on Marston Rd at 3.50pm.

Charges after busting door

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A Glenavy man, 23, faces charges after police arrested him for smashing down a door at 10pm.

Licences suspended

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Police issued three licence suspensions for excess demerit points.

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