November 18, 2012: Police Notebook

Police and ambulance attended a man after he fell from a 4m-high window in Timaru.

Two vehicles collided on Winchester-Geraldine Rd at 10am when a Daihatsu driven by a 30-year-old American tourist was completing a U-turn. The vehicle collided with a Toyota Hilux carrying a couple and their two children. The tourist suffered a cut to the ear while the Hilux passengers were uninjured.

A 24-year-old was arrested and charged with driving with an excess breath alcohol level of 545mcg on Church Street at 1.15am.

A Timaru man, 29, was arrested for breach of bail.

A Christchurch man, 26, was arrested and charged for driving with an excess breath alcohol level of 948mcg. His license was suspended and the vehicle impounded.


A Timaru man, 28, was was arrested for breach of bail.

A 28-year-old man had his vehicle impounded for driving while his licence was suspended.

A bag containing an Olympus camera and two lenses and a Samsung Galaxy mobile phone was stolen at the Geraldine Arts and Crafts Festival about 1.15pm. Anyone with information should contact police.

A 20-year-old woman was uninjured when her vehicle crashed on State Highway 1 at Saltwater Creek in wet weather.

A vehicle driven by a German tourist crashed and rolled on Tekapo-Twizel Road about 9.15am after the driver fell asleep. He was uninjured.

Two cars collided at a Denmark St intersection in Fairlie when one vehicle turning into the street hit the other from behind, causing extensive damage to both vehicles. Ambulance officers attended but no one was injured.



Fairlie fire officers attended a small house fire on Friday where food was left burning on a stove. It caused minor damage to the house.

The Timaru Herald