Saddles and bridles stolen in break in
Stables by the race track were broken into over the weekend.
Four trackwork saddles and four bridles were taken.
A large quantity of diesel was stolen from a Stopford Rd property overnight. Friday, February 1 A truck and trailer unit collided with a car on the corner of State Highway 27 and Firth St. No one was hurt but the car was written off.
A 15- year- old boy was arrested for breach of bail. He has since appeared in court and being re-bailed. Saturday, February 2 A motorcycle crashed on Old Te Aroha Rd near State Highway 24.
The rider had minor injuries and was taken to Tauranga Hospital.
Two hours later, there was a second motorcycle accident on State Highway 29 near the summit of the Kaimai Range.
The rider received injuries to his face and other minor injuries and was also taken to Tauranga Hospital. Matamata Volunteer Fire Brigade chief fire officer Kevin Curtis said residents should be aware that conditions were still extremely dry despite recent rain.
A total fire ban in the Waikato remains in place.
Called to back up the Morrinsville Volunteer Fire Brigade, who were attending a major incident.
Responded to a medical call where a person had fallen off a bike on Old Te Aroha Rd.
Attended a vegetation fire on the Kaimai Range.