Moun­tain bikes, gear taken

Matamata Chronicle - - News -

Mata­mata Po­lice are in­ter­ested in speak­ing with any­one who has in­for­ma­tion re­gard­ing three moun­tain bikes stolen from Opal Hot Springs last Wed­nes­day.

One bike has been re­cov­ered but two, a Mon­goose bike, dark grey, and a Merida bike, dark blue, are still miss­ing. A light blue Latuna cy­cling jacket, a black jacket with orange lin­ing and a pair of men’s cy­cling shorts were also taken. If any­one knows the where­abouts of these, please phone the po­lice on 07 888 7117. Wed­nes­day, March 2 A dig­ger veered off Wardville Rd bring­ing down power poles. The lines were left hang­ing low across the road.

Po­lice at­tended a one-ve­hi­cle crash on State High­way 29 (Kaimai Rd) af­ter the driver lost con­trol of his mo­tor ve­hi­cle. No in­juries were ob­tained. Thurs­day, March 3 A Banks Rd ad­dress was bur­gled and a large tele­vi­sion and re­mote taken. A small truck over­turned on Hin­uera Rd leav­ing ap­prox­i­mately 200 litres of tar spilt across the road.

Mata­mata po­lice lo­cated a ve­hi­cle which was wanted in what po­lice be­lieve to be an ag­gra­vated rob­bery. Tau­ranga po­lice are now fol­low­ing up those in­volved.

Fri­day, March 4

Po­lice are deal­ing with a an­other youth was as­saulted.

Late af­ter­noon there was a three-car col­li­sion at the cor­ner of Farm­ers Rd and Firth St. One driver was is­sued with an in­fringe­ment no­tice af­ter fail­ing to give way.

Po­lice at­tended a sin­gle-mo­tor ve­hi­cle crash on State High­way 27 just south of Wa­haroa. The ve­hi­cle was pass­ing a bus on a bend. The driver will ap­pear in court on a charge of care­less use of a mo­tor ve­hi­cle. Satur­day, March 5 A Tami­hana St house was en­tered. The res­i­dent fled but po­lice are still look­ing for a dark-skinned male of ath­letic build be­tween 25 and 30 years. A pair of new sneak­ers was found on the porch which po­lice be­lieve are re­lated to the in­ci­dent. If any­one has had a pair of shoes go miss­ing lately, con­tact Mata­mata Po­lice.

A Broad­way Mo­tel unit was en­tered and a bag and wal­let re­moved. Sun­day, March 6 Po­lice at­tended a crash on State High­way 29 (Kaimai Rd) where the driver lost con­trol and went through a fence.

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