Lock up or risk burglary
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Early in the morning a man was robbed of cash which he had just withdrawn from an ATM machine in town.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.