Dis­or­der mars hol­i­day pe­riod

Matamata Chronicle - - News/opinion -

Over the hol­i­day pe­riod, po­lice at­tended a num­ber of domestic vi­o­lence and gen­eral dis­or­der in­ci­dents.

Po­lice at­tended a car ac­ci­dent on the cor­ner of State High­ways 29 and 1. No se­ri­ous in­jury. One per­son was taken through to Waikato Hospi­tal for fur­ther ex­am­i­na­tion.

Sev­eral con­tain­ers of power leads were stolen from a Wa­haroa prop­erty.

Po­lice at­tended a car ac­ci­dent on State High­way 29 where a cow on the road was clipped by one car then run over by a sec­ond. The cow was killed. None of the cars’ oc­cu­pants were hurt.

A 31- year- old man was ar­rested for an as­sault on a child.

A 17-year-old youth was ar­rested for the ag­gra­vated as­sault of a po­lice of­fi­cer. A 40- year- old woman was ar­rested for dis­or­derly be­hav­iour and re­sist­ing ar­rest in the same in­ci­dent.

Po­lice at­tended a car ac­ci­dent on the Kaimais where a driver lost con­trol and col­lided with a post. No-one was hurt.

Po­lice were called to a ve­hi­cle that was stopped on the side of the road on State High­way 29. As a re­sult a per­son was pro­cessed for ex­cess breath al­co­hol.

Po­lice were called to a prop­erty where some­one had at­tempted to break in. It ap­pears the of­fender cut them­selves and left.

Po­lice at­tended a car ac­ci­dent on State High­way 29. One car was in­volved and there was no in­jury.

A 45- year- old man was ar­rested for as­sault.

Po­lice at­tended a car ac­ci­dent on the Kaimais. One car was in­volved and there was no in­jury.

Some­one at­tempted to set fire to a let­ter­box in town. There was mi­nor fire dam­age.

A Honda 4-wheeler was stolen from a ru­ral prop­erty. The bike was later lo­cated with the of­fender, who was dealt with by po­lice.

Two busi­nesses in town had their win­dows bro­ken. The prop­er­ties were not en­tered.

A num­ber of let­ter­boxes in a ru­ral area were set on fire.

A num­ber of busi­nesses in the town cen­tre were tar­geted by tag­gers.

Fur­ther tag­ging in the cen­tral busi­ness district.

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