February 19, 2013: Police Notebook

19:11, Feb 19 2013

A female cyclist suffered minor injuries after colliding with a car while she was riding east on Wai-Iti Rd about 7am on Tuesday. The crash occurred near the intersection with Mountainview Rd. Police said the driver, a Timaru man, failed to see the cyclist.

A Balclutha woman, 56, escaped injury when she fell asleep at the wheel and crashed into a ditch along State Highway 1 near Bristol Rd about 1pm on Monday.

A Timaru woman, 28, was trespassed from her former partner's Evans St residence.

A Timaru man, 29, was arrested for unlawful taking of a vehicle from Timaru. Police said he was found with the vehicle in Waimate and had been drinking (747 mcg).

A Douglas St resident reported a GPS stolen from the centre consol of an unlocked vehicle sometime between 6.30pm and 7.30pm on Monday.

A Timaru girl, 17, and a Morven girl, 17, were arrested for unlawful taking of a vehicle from Waimate about 6pm on Monday.


A man and a woman in their 40s were warned for disorder and trespassed from a number of High St properties.

A Tasmanian man, 47, was charged with driving while suspended and had his vehicle impounded.

A teenage boy had his motorbike impounded after being found driving while forbidden in Otipua Rd.

The Timaru Herald