Oamaru police believe they have identified a red hatchback car that was seen speeding and driving dangerously in the Oamaru area on Wednesday morning. Detective Kevin Kirkman said police were in the process of making inquiries and trying to locate the driver, allegedly an Oamaru resident. "We'd like to thank the members of the public that came forward with information," Mr Kirkman said.
On Wednesday night, Oamaru police arrested a 22-year-old Oamaru man for allegedly stealing a pick and mix bag of lollies, valued at $11.70, from Countdown. He will appear in the Oamaru District Court next week.
Oamaru police received a report of a burglary at a Glayva Cres address. The residents were unsure of what had been taken but it is thought that some old collectible coins are missing.
An 18-year-old Oamaru woman was arrested on Wednesday, and charged with assault and wilful damage in relation to a historic incident. She was arrested after being interviewed.
An Oamaru man had his licence suspended on Wednesday, after he suffered a medical turn and collided with a parked car on Chelmer St. His licence has been suspended until he receives a medical clearance to drive.
A wheelie bin was allegedly set on fire on Clyde St overnight on Wednesday. Residents reported the melted bin to police in the morning.