Police Notebook

Teen in custody for burglary

A 16-year-old boy is in custody for a burglary on January 4.

Breach of trespass

A 54-year-old man was arrested at Timaru Racecourse at 5.50pm last night for breach of trespass.

Teen arrested for firing pellet

A 17-year-old carrying an air rifle in Temuka fired a pellet in the direction of a window, police say.

Teens breach bail

Three Timaru teens did a "silly-season thing" and breached bail over the weekend, a Timaru police officer says.

Assault investigated

Police are investigating an alleged assault between a male and female in Victoria St at 12pm on Thursday.

Man charged after crash

A Timaru man has been charged after he crashed into stationary vehicles on Park View.

Shop window smashed

A window at the Goods 2 U shop in Stafford St was smashed by a man fighting with his partner.

Smashed window wakes resident

The sole occupant of a Marston Rd house was awoken by the sound of smashing glass at 12.15am.

Forbidden to drive

A young woman, 18, was forbidden to drive after bring processed for a 250mcg breathtest.

Peace breached

A Timaru man was arrested for breaching the peace on North St at 3.40am. 

Woman took $98 fillet steak

A woman, 38, was caught shoplifting fillet steak worth $98 from Pak 'n Save.

Girl taken in to detox

A Timaru girl was found intoxicated on Church St yesterday and taken to the police station for detox.

Man arrested after random stop

A Timaru man was charged with possession of an offensive weapon after a random vehicle stop yesterday.

Fire lit behind aviary

A fire was lit behind the Caroline Bay aviary yesterday morning but it went out.

Fairlie man thrown from vehicle

A Fairlie man is in hospital in a serious but stable condition, after being thrown from his vehicle on Sunday morning.

Gunshot noise reported

Residents reported hearing gunshots in the upper gorge area near Pleasant Point.

Man charged for refusing tests

A Pleasant Point man was charged for failing to stop and refusing both a breath test and a blood test.

Banned driver loses car

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A Timaru woman had her car impounded after she was discovered driving while banned.

Goats shot on Mill Rd

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Six goats were shot and killed on Mill Rd, Waimate.

Farm petrol stolen

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A Waimate farmer reported petrol stolen from his property overnight on November 3 and 4.

Girls smash windows

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Four girls were referred to Youth Aid for breaking windows at the former Home of Compassion.

Man seen at garage

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A Barnes St resident reported seeing a man coming from his garage then riding off on a bicycle.

Tourist 'fell asleep' at wheel

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A tourist crossed the centre line and hit another vehicle after he allegedly fell asleep at the wheel yesterday.

"Burnout car" found empty

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Police impounded an unoccupied car after burnouts were reported on four Timaru streets.

Fight ends in hospital

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A Timaru man was given a pre-charge warning after fighting landed him in hospital.

Youths found in home

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A Kent St resident returned home to find three youths in his house on Thursday.

Wallet gone, ring handed in

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If you've lost a ring and have been at Lake Opuha recently, you might be in luck.

Police check assault report

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Police inquiries are continuing after they received a report of an assault on Sunday morning at a Stafford St bar.

Rubbish dumped near school

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Rubbish was dumped into a culvert on Opihi School Rd near Pleasant Point at 5pm on Thursday.

Youth found breaking curfew

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A Timaru youth, 17, was breaking his curfew when police discovered him walking along a street on Monday.

Motor stolen from boat

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A Mariner outboard motor was stolen off a boat in Lindsay St some time between October 7 to 9.

Teen warned for cannabis

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A Timaru teen received a pre-charge warning for possession of cannabis and utensils.

'Seen' doing burnouts

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A Timaru man, 20, has been charged after he was allegedly seen doing burnouts.

Bracelet found

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A 9-carat gold bracelet found at the Scenic Reserve was handed to police yesterday.

Porch visiters disturb occupants

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Police were called to a Brunswick St address after the residents could hear people on their porch.

Woman arrested for tool theft

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A Timaru woman, 32, was arrested for burglary after allegedly stealing building tools.

Driver avoids serious crash

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A man avoided a crash by "driving to the conditions", Temuka police say.

September 29, 2014: Police Notebook

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A tyre was slashed on a vehicle parked in Mill Rd, Waimate.

Man done for drink-driving

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A Timaru man, 35, was processed for an excess breath alcohol level of 558mcg on The Terrace at 3.20am on Friday.

Boy knocked off scooter

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A Timaru boy, 12, had cuts treated at Timaru Hospital after he was knocked off his scooter on North St.

Woman warned for assault

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A Timaru woman, 25, has been issued a pre-charge warning for assault.

Youth's keys confiscated

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A youth, 18, was caught driving on Elizabeth St after drinking alcohol yesterday.

Piano stolen

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An electric piano was reported stolen from a building behind St John's Anglican Church.

Plants damaged

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Trees and shrubs were damaged at Highfield Primary School during the weekend.

Cabbage tree fire

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A cabbage tree on Harper St was set alight early this morning.

Man charged with theft


Timaru man arrested for breaching police safety order issued following domestic incident and charged with theft.

Second arrest for teen

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A 16-year-old boy was arrested twice in 24 hours, for breach of bail.

Assault arrest

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A 16-year-old was arrested over an assault on another youth at the weekend.

Reels taken

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Reels used to hold up an electric fence have been stolen from Pleasant Point.

Assault arrest

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A Timaru man was arrested at the weekend for assault on police and resisting arrest.

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