No need for speed

Matamata Chronicle - - News -

Tues­day, Fe­bru­ary 18

Po­lice clocked a car driv­ing 141kmh on a ru­ral road north of Mata­mata. The driver was fined and had their li­cence sus­pended.

Po­lice lo­cated a Mata­mata woman who had al­legedly stolen from a shop in Cam­bridge. She was ar­rested for shoplift­ing.

Po­lice ar­rested a 48-year-old man for un­law­fully be­ing in an en­closed yard in the early hours of the morn­ing. Fur­ther in­quiries found the man to be in pos­ses­sion of property stolen from a gar­den shed last month. Po­lice are deal­ing with the mat­ter.

Po­lice ar­rested a 42-year-old man for breach of a liquor ban af­ter he was found walk­ing the street with his two young chil­dren, in­tox­i­cated and drink­ing. The man was taken back to the sta­tion to sober up then re­leased with a $ 250 al­co­hol in­fringe­ment no­tice.

Wed­nes­day, Fe­bru­ary 19

Overnight a chiller at a Hutchin­son Rd ad­dress was en­tered and $3000 worth of meat was stolen.

Po­lice were called to a Smith St ad­dress af­ter a woman turned up and smashed the win­dows of a car parked at the property. A 22-year-old woman was ar­rested and will be ap­pear­ing in the Mor­rinsville District Court on a charge of wil­ful dam­age.

Thurs­day, Fe­bru­ary 20

Po­lice car­ried out a search war­rant at a Tawari St ad­dress and a 23-yearold man was ar­rested for cul­ti­vat­ing cannabis, pos­ses­sion of metham­phetamine and un­law­ful pos­ses­sion of shot­gun car­tridges. He will be ap­pear­ing in Mor­rinsville District Court.

A 21-year-old woman wanted on nu­mer­ous war­rants in the Tau­ranga area, in­clud­ing one for re­mov­ing an elec­tronic mon­i­tor­ing bracelet, was ar­rested in Mata­mata and taken to Tau­ranga.

Fri­day, Fe­bru­ary 21

Po­lice at­tended a mi­nor ac­ci­dent at the in­ter­sec­tion of Arawa St and Broad­way af­ter a woman in a mo­bil­ity scooter pulled out onto the road and was bumped off by a car. Noone was in­jured but there was mi­nor dam­age to the scooter and car.

Satur­day, Fe­bru­ary 22

Po­lice at­tended a crash on the Kaimai Range about 9.30am af­ter a car lost con­trol and went through a fence. No-one was in­jured.

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