February 27, 2013: Police Notebook

20:55, Feb 27 2013

A Timaru man, 34, was arrested after police executed a warrant about midday on Tuesday at a Laughton St address. Police accused the man of cultivating 20 cannabis plants in a hydroponic grow tent in a garage.

A Waimate man, 18, had his driver's licence suspended after he was stopped for speeding on State Highway 1 about 5.30am on Wednesday. Police said the man was driving at 141kmh in a pink-stickered vehicle.

A Timaru man, 40, was apprehended for drink driving (810 mcg) after being stopped in Sefton St abut 1.30am on Wednesday.

An Ashburton man, 44, was apprehended for drink driving (605 mcg) after being stopped in Evans St about 10pm on Tuesday. His vehicle was impounded.

An Indian tourist reported $1700 and an iPhone stolen from a motel unit in Tekapo.

A Timaru man, 18, had his vehicle impounded for driving while suspended.


Police attended a burglary at Marsden Rd where a guitar was reportedly stolen.

While working in Timaru, a Christchurch man had his bag stolen from an unlocked van. The bag contained his wallet and passport.

A 33-year-old man, of no fixed abode, was arrested for trespass at Countdown.

A Timaru woman, 18, had her driver's licence suspended for excess demerits.

A Pareora meat worker reported his wallet stolen from his locker.

A Smithfield worker had his wallet stolen from his car while it was parked at his work place.

The Timaru Herald