December 6, 2012: Police Notebook

22:20, Dec 06 2012

A 28-year-old Waitaki Valley man was taken to hospital when the car he was driving rolled multiple times and landed upside-down in a creek bed along State Highway 82 at 1.30am, Kurow police say.

The man suffered minor injuries and was taken to Oamaru Hospital where he was undergoing scans. The man was found walking on the road about a kilometre from the crash site by a passing truck driver, who offered assistance.

A 20-year-old Timaru woman was arrested for assault and resisting police following a domestic dispute.

A 47-year-old Timaru man has told police he was assaulted on Church St around 11.15pm on Wednesday. The man told police four or five youths jumped out of a blue or green Toyota. He was unable to provide descriptions of the alleged offenders.

A Waimate man, 18, was charged with drink driving (342 mcg) after he was stopped by police in Newton St at 8.30pm.


The Timaru Herald