February 26, 2013: Police Notebook

21:16, Feb 26 2013

A Timaru man, 25, crashed his vehicle into two parked cars before overturning it in Maltby Ave about 4.30am on Tuesday. Police said the man was not injured.

A Timaru man, 18, was warned for possession of cannabis utensils after a search at Patiti Point.

Waimate police want to speak to a Waimate man after seven marijuana plants were found growing at his residence during a search about 4.30pm on Monday.

Firefighters from St Andrews put out a fire along Pleasant Valley Rd about 8pm on Monday that began when a controlled burnoff jumped a firebreak, officials said. No injuries or damage to property were reported.

A car skidded into a bank on the corner of John Talbot Rd and Temuka - Waitohi Rd at 8am.

A Timaru woman, 71, had her driver's licence suspended for three months for excess demerit points.

Pareora School reported an attempted arson after a bottle was found on the grounds with burnt paper inside it. There was no damage.

A man had been dealt with after 20 cannabis plants were found at a Washdyke address.

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