February 24, 2013: Police Notebook

A Timaru man, 44, was charged with assault as a result of a domestic incident yesterday.

Waimate police said two salmon rods have been taken from a boat parked at a Pitman Rd address over the last week.

A flagpole and letter box were damaged at a Nelson St address.

Copper downpipe has been removed from Knox Church at the corner of Manse and Shearman streets.

Food was taken from a fridge in the Victoria Park camping ground.

A Waimate man, 25, was taken to Timaru Hospital following a serious assault in the smoking area of the Waimate Hotel early yesterday. The man was released from hospital later in the day.

A vehicle was broken into in Mill Rd.

A brown handbag was taken from the Waimate Hotel.

Holes have been punched in the ceiling of the veranda outside the Waimate Hotel.

Two Waimate men were charged with drink-driving following separate incidents early yesterday. A 23-year-old man blew 646mcg and a 38-year-old 793mcg.

Constable Rebecca Aitchison is keen to hear from anyone with information relating to any of the weekend incidents in the town.

On Saturday a St Andrews man, 38, was charged with drink-driving after recording a breath alcohol level of 490mcg.

A Timaru man, 35, was taken into custody for detox after being found in an extremely drunk state in MacDonald St.

A Timaru man, 19, was charged in connection with an assault on Stafford St.

A sign was thrown through the window of a shop in Waimate.

Six 13-year-olds were apprehended shoplifting at Karmec Creations on Stafford St. They have been referred to the police youth aid section.

A Timaru man, 38, was charged with assault on a female in relation to a domestic incident.

A Christchurch man, 37, was arrested on a breach of bail.

A wing mirror was broken off a van parked in Rimu St.

A 22-year-old man was warned for breaching the liquor ban.

On Friday a Timaru man, 38, was charged with possession of cannabis.

The Timaru Herald