December 2, 2012: Police Notebook

18:05, Dec 02 2012

An Australian tourist, 23, has had to delay his return home after being charged with drink driving (816mcg). The man was due to return to Australia on Monday, but he will now appear in the Christchurch District Court.

A Timaru youth, 19, has been charged with theft after being found upstairs in the Timaru RSA shortly after midnight. He was carrying a Maori carving which he handed over when spoken to.

Three men were arrested late last night after being found in a yard at Winchester.

Police are investigating after a 21-year-old man required hospital treatment for a cut to the back of his head following an incident at the Temuka Soccer Club rooms on Saturday night. The man has not laid a complaint and those at the gathering claimed to have no knowledge of the incident.

A Timaru man, 31, was charged with driving while his licence was suspended.

A Timaru man, 19, was charged with breach of the peace and possession of cannabis.

On Friday a Timaru woman, 18, was charged with breaching the liquor ban.

A St Andrews man, 21, was charged with driving while disqualified.


The Timaru Herald