Man arrested in connection with petrol thefts


Nelson Police have arrested a 24 year old man they believe has been responsible for a string of shoplifting and petrol drive off offences in the region.

Police were actively searching for the man and located him in Tahunanui yesterday.

He has been remanded in custody to appear in the Nelson District Court on 26 May on 12 charges relating to shoplifting and theft offences.