November 12, 2012: Police Notebook

23:52, Nov 11 2012

A Toyota four-wheel-drive vehicle reported stolen from Cromwell was found parked in trees at Kellens Pond in the Twizel area.

A 21-year-old man was summonsed to court and his license suspended after he was drink driving (1004 mcg) and crashed through a road barrier in Tekapo township.

Police apprehended a man who was found intoxicated, standing in the roadway at about 2am on Sunday. The man was attempting to hitch a ride to Oamaru, police said.

A Waimate man, 19, was apprehended at his home after he crashed his vehicle while drink driving (596 mcg) at about 2.30am on Sunday.

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