Police lay multiple charges
At 7pm a 25-year-old man was arrested for disorderly behaviour, assaulting police, intentional damage and possession of utensils after police were called to a College St address. ated on Station Rd. A witness saw the car being left there and four youths attempting to set it on fire. When the witness went to investigate the offenders ran off. Police attended the following morning and found a cellphone in the car. Inquiries revealed that the phone had been taken from an Ashworth Pl address that was later established to have been burgled. Police believe all incidents are connected. They urge the public to contact police straight away when they see or hear suspicious behaviour. Matamata Police operate 24/7.
An electric scooter was taken from an address on Brown St and found on Elizabeth St.
A 20-year-old youth was arrested and charged for driving with excess breath alcohol. He also had his car impounded for sustained loss of traction under the Boy Racer Act.
Police are investigating the burglary of a Bedford Cr address where laptops, a TV and a Playstation were taken overnight.
Over the weekend a large amount of tagging was reported at Te Kura o Waharoa.
Responded to an alarm activation at The Warehouse. No incident.
Responded to a call from Burwood Rd and Sullivan Dr where loose branches were touching the powerlines.