Thefts keep po­lice busy

Matamata Chronicle - - News -

Po­lice at­tended a bur­glary at Web Gamers Cafe on Firth St where a X-Box was taken.

A 34-year-old man was ar­rested for threat­en­ing staff at the Mata­mata race course with an im­i­ta­tion gun.

Po­lice at­tended a call­out to a house in Nikau Pl af­ter a cam­ou­flaged jacket was stolen.

Three men were spo­ken to af­ter climb­ing onto the Bake­house roof.

A 33-year-old man was ar­rested for pos­ses­sion of cannabis and a cross-bow which he in­tended to shoot a dog with.

Po­lice at­tended a bur­glary on Smith St af­ter a car bat­tery and push bike were stolen.

Three men were ar­rested at Don Grif­fiths Ltd af­ter they stole petrol and lit fires.

A ve­hi­cle was searched on Cen­ten­nial Dr af­ter its oc­cu­pants were re­ported to be smok­ing cannabis.

Po­lice at­tended a bur­glary on Smith St af­ter a tele­vi­sion and other elec­tron­ics were taken.

Po­lice spoke to a 13-year-old af­ter he stole DVDs from United Video. He has been re­ferred to Youth Aid.

Four cars were im­pounded af­ter the driv­ers were found do­ing burnouts in them. The driv­ers have since been charged.

A bur­glary in Tower Rd was re­ported elec­tron­ics were stolen from the prop­erty.

A yel­low 4X4 mo­tor­bike was found on Old Te Aroha Rd and po­lice are look­ing for an owner.

Po­lice at­tended a two-car crash on SH29 af­ter one of the driv­ers failed to give way. No in­juries were sus­tained.


Po­lice at­tended a bur­glary in Manuka St af­ter the prop­erty was en­tered twice in one day. A lap­top was stolen.

Po­lice as­sisted with a stab­bing do­mes­tic in­ci­dent in Te Aroha.

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