July 7, 2014: Police Notebook

21:59, Jul 07 2014

A single inner-sprung mattress was set alight at Ashbury Park early this morning.

A Timaru man, 36, was issued with a police safety order for a 12-hour period following a dispute on Chapel St.

An 18-year-old was arrested for breaching the peace on Stafford St at 2.30am on Sunday.

On Saturday, a driver crashed into a barrier on the corner of Church and Wilson streets. The driver was forbidden to drive until he obtained a doctor's clearance.

A 23-year-old man, elected to have a blood test when he was stopped for drink-driving in Washdyke at 9am.

A 52-year-old man was stopped for drink-driving on Otipua Rd at 4.30pm and had an excess breath alcohol level of 525mcg.

A 17-year-old youth had his driver's licence suspended for three months due to excess demerit points.

A Gisborne man, 43, was warned for throwing eggs on State Highway 1.


The Timaru Herald