June 17, 2014: Police Notebook

YOURS? Police recovered these toolboxes and items from a Timaru garage.
YOURS? Police recovered these toolboxes and items from a Timaru garage.

Two motorists had minor injuries when a 51-year-old woman drove her vehicle into another vehicle on Evans St near Te Weka St at 7.10pm on Monday. Moderate damage was done to both vehicles.

Waimate police attended two domestic incidents on Monday - one at 12.30am on Willow Bridge Settlement Rd and the other at 2.30am on Hilary St - however, no arrests were made.

A Canada St resident reported two flat screen TVs, a tablet, a phone and a Subaru vehicle with the registration BTW105 were missing.

Tool boxes, a bag and a small wooden step-ladder were recovered from a garage in Timaru and were likely to have been stolen in the Waimate or Timaru areas in late April. Anyone with information as to the owner of the property should contact Sergeant McCrostie at the Timaru police station.

A large rock flicked up by a passing vehicle has been blamed for a smashed window at the front of McDonalds on Evans St.

An mp3 player valued at $100 was reported stolen from a vehicle on Charman St at 2pm on Sunday.

A lamb, valued at $100, was reported stolen from Claremont Rd between June 8 and 11.


A Timaru man, 19, was struck by a car south of Beaconsfield Rd at 2.50am. The man was intoxicated. No injuries were reported, and no fault was attributed to the driver.

A Timaru man, 66, was processed for excess breath alcohol (EBA) on Hassall St at 5.25pm. He blew 504mcg.

No injuries were reported when a Timaru man, 52, failed to stop at a stop sign and hit another vehicle on Victoria St.

Timaru woman, 19, was arrested for breach of bail after associating with a person in contravention of bail conditions.


A Temuka man, 45, was processed for EBA on King St after he blew 782mcg.

Police apprehended a Timaru man, 26, and Timaru woman, 20, were apprehended for cannabis offences when a vehicle stopped and searched on Craigie Ave.

The Timaru Herald