Car crashes and burglaries in the region
On Friday 5 October Dannevirke Police attended a two-car motor vehicle accident on Cole and High Streets Dannevirke. One occupant received a hand injury.
On Friday 5 October Tararua police attended a fatal motor vehicle accident on the Saddle Road Woodville.
Four other people received serious injuries.
On Saturday 6 October a vehicle travelling on Cole Street Dannevirke hit a power pole. The wires fell and the road was closed for a short while. It is believed the driver was under the influence of alcohol at the time.
On Sunday 7 October Dannevirke Police attended an incident where a firearm was presented. Everyone involved were known to each other and one male has been arrested.
Dannevirke police attended five domestic violence-related incidents during the week and one person was arrested and charged with breaching a protection order.
Eketa¯ huna/Pahiatua/ Woodville:
On October 3 there was a burglary at a home on Tui Street, Pahiatua. Small electrical items and food were stolen.
At 12.30am on October 4 Pahiatua police attended a single vehicle accident on SH2 just north of town.
It is suspected the driver was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the accident.
At about 1am on October 4 Pukaha Mt Bruce Wildlife Centre was broken into and electrical equipment stolen.
Between October 7-8 there were three reported rural burglaries around Eketa¯ huna. Police are following good leads on the identity of the offenders.
Pahiatua police attended three domestic violence-related incidents during the week.
Take precautions to make life difficult for would-be burglars.