Lock up or risk bur­glary

Matamata Chronicle - - News -

Po­lice are warn­ing peo­ple to be vig­i­lant about lock­ing up their houses prop­erly when they head away over the hol­i­day pe­riod af­ter a num­ber of bur­glar­ies have oc­curred due to win­dows or doors be­ing left un­locked.

A 27- year- old wo­man was ar­rested for breach of bail and taken through to Hamil­ton.

Two cars col­lided on Tao­taoroa Rd and a wo­man was taken to Waikato Hos­pi­tal with se­ri­ous in­juries.

A driver was taken to Waikato Hos­pi­tal af­ter fall­ing asleep and hit­ting a bridge on Di­ag­o­nal Rd.

A 39- year- old man was ar­rested for breach of bail and taken through to Hamil­ton.

Early in the morn­ing a man was robbed of cash which he had just with­drawn from an ATM ma­chine in town. Po­lice are in­ves­ti­gat­ing a sus­pect.

A truck and trailer crashed on State High­way 24 at the Man­gawhero Bridge af­ter it went off the road.

There was a sin­gle car crash on Buck­land Rd.

A truck was stolen from the Wil­cox yards and re­cov­ered in Whanga­mata. A man rid­ing a farm bike col­lided with a ute at the in­ter­sec­tion of Pi­akoiti and Pi­akonui roads. The mo­tor­bike rider was taken to hos­pi­tal with head in­juries and a bro­ken leg.

Around 1pm an ad­dress on Kowhai St was bur­gled. Of­fend­ers drove off in a ute de­scribed as mul­ti­coloured grey and blue. Po­lice are seek­ing in­for­ma­tion.

A 39- year- old man was pro­cessed for drink driv­ing on Pe­ria Rd. Later a 25-year-old man was pro­cessed for drink driv­ing.

A truck spilt fat up the Kaimai Range road and it was closed for sev­eral hours due to the mas­sive clean up that took place.

A 13- year- old youth was ap­pre­hended for try­ing to steal a shirt at the Gypsy Fair and is be­ing dealt with by Youth Aid.

A 17-year-old male was dealt with af­ter he was caught do­ing burnouts on Tom Grant Dr.

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