January 17, 2013: Police Notebook

20:43, Jan 17 2013

A German visitor, 60, escaped injury when the campervan he ws driving overturned on State Highway 8 near Lake Pukaki about 1.30pm.

No other vehicles were involved.

Police want to speak with a 38-year-old man accused of spitting in the face of a woman shortly before 5pm on Tuesday as she was sitting in a vehicle in the carpark of the Smithfield freezing works.

Police are investigating an incident in which a Timaru youth, 17, is accused of repeatedly punching a dog in the head at the Hilltop Dairy in Evans St about 6.30pm on Tuesday. The boy was not the dog's owner, police said.

A Dunedin woman, 27, was issued an infringement notice after a traffic stop in Temuka when she was found to be driving a vehicle that had been previously declared unsafe.

A vehicle parked at the rear of a Roxburgh St property had both wing mirrors smashed off sometime before 8pm on Tuesday.


The Timaru Herald