November 7, 2012: Police Notebook

19:03, Nov 07 2012

A Timaru woman, 44, was arrested for possession of an offensive weapon at 3.15pm on Wednesday after members of the public reported seeing her carrying a knife in Catherine St.

A Timaru man, 40, was arrested for cultivation and possession of cannabis and instruments after police carried out a search at his residence.

A Temuka youth, 17, was served with a licence suspension notice for excess demerit points.

A Timaru man, 19, was arrested on a warrant.

A 57-year-old was arrested for shoplifting at Pak' n Save yesterday afternoon.

A Timaru man contacted police to report that he'd had a minor collision with a child, age approximately 10, who was riding a bicycle shortly before 2pm at the intersection of White and Selwyn streets. Police said the child was apparently unharmed and left the scene.


A 51-year-old woman was involved in a verbal altercation with students from Waimate High School at about 10.30am. Police said the woman confronted the students about alleged bullying of her son.

Police apprehended a man and two youths wanted for offences including breach of bail after a member of the public reported a suspicious vehicle near the Wolseley Hotel in Winchester at about 7pm. The men, ages 28, 14 and 15, all of Christchurch, were found after a search with a police dog.

A window was broken out of a Catherine St residence about 11pm during a domestic dispute. No injuries were reported.

Three windows were smashed in a vehicle parked outside the Temuka Hotel at about 8.30pm.

The Timaru Herald