December 12, 2012: Police Notebook

19:37, Dec 12 2012

A black plastic wheelbarrow with aluminum handles and a large number of propagating flower and vegetable plants were reported stolen from a North St glasshouse.

The theft occurred between 7pm on Monday and 8am on Tuesday. Police said a sighting of the wheelbarrow was reported Tuesday morning near the intersection of Avenue Rd and Clifton Tce, but when they arrived at the scene it was nowhere to be found.

A Timaru man, 24, was arrested on a warrant.

Someone attempted to enter a Dobson St residence in the weekend by forcing a window open.

A Timaru man, 65, was served with a driver's licence suspension for excess demerit points.

A GPS system valued at $700 was taken in a theft from a Timaru sporting goods shop.

A Christchurch man, 22, who was the subject of 13 active charges and five warrants was arrested in Buchanan st.

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