December 20, 2012: Police Notebook

19:39, Dec 20 2012

A Timaru man, 37, confronted police, saying he wanted to be arrested, when officers responded to a reported domestic dispute about 7.30pm last night.

The man began shouting and swearing in the street and was arrested for offensive behaviour, police said. He was also charged with resisting arrest.

Police this morning spoke with a group of men at the Anchor Motel after a woman reported that a glass bottle smashed into the windshield of her car as she drove past the Theodosia St address shortly before 4am.

A Timaru man, 49, was forbidden from driving and taken home after he was found intoxicated in a vehicle parked in Marine Parade at about 6am.

A Pareora man, 20, was arrested for driving on a suspended licence after he was reported for attempting to do a burnout in Clyde Carr Crescent at 12.40am. He also underwent drink driving procedures and opted for a blood test.

Last night a Temuka man, 43, was processed for drink driving (839 mcg) after a crash at the intersection of Wilkin and Alexandra streets at 10.30pm. Police said the man apparently lost control while attempting to turn into Alexandra St and crashed into a fence. He was not injured.

A Timaru youth, 17, was dealt with for possession of cannabis and cannabis utensils after a search of a vehicle shortly before 11pm.

A Timaru boy, 12, was spoken to after he created a Facebook page under another boy’s name and wrote abusive comments on it.


The Timaru Herald