POLICE LIST

By on September 3, 2013

On Friday morning, police received a complaint about a letterbox being smashed in Harlech St.

Overnight on Friday night police received a complaint that two freshly planted trees had been damaged at an Arundel St address.

At 2.30am on Saturday morning a 17-year-old male from Moeraki was arrested and charged with wilful damage after he allegedly attempted to break a stop sign at the corner of Rother and Severn Sts. Community Constable Bruce Dow said the 17-year-old failed to break it, but managed to remove it completely from its position creating a potential dangerous traffic problem for motorists.

At 4.30pm on Saturday, police received a complaint from a motorist on Waterfront Rd who stopped for a pedestrian who then demanded $50 from the driver. When the driver refused the pedestrian smashed a wing mirror of the car. Police are currently seeking the suspect for this matter.

At 8.20pm on Saturday, a 37-year-old Oamaru man was arrested and charged with male assaults female.

Between 7.30pm and 9.30pm on Saturday a dwelling on Usk St was unlawfully entered and gaming equipment was stolen.

At 11pm on Saturday a 25-year-old Oamaru woman was charged with drink-driving after allegedly recording an excess breath alcohol level of 522mcg.

At 2.19am on Sunday, there was a vehicle crash on Beach Rd after a 27-year-old Waianakarua man allegedly lost control of his motor vehicle and crashed into a power pole. He later recorded an excess breath alcohol level of 1101mcg.

This crash took out power around parts of the South Hill for about two hours. He will be facing appropriate charges in the Oamaru District Court.

At 2.20am on Sunday morning, police apprehended a 19-year-old Georgetown male driving on Thames Hwy and charged him with drink-driving after he allegedly blew 760mcg.