Primary school pupil takes cannabis to class
involved. Police say it appears it was an organised fight.
A vehicle that appeared to be stolen from a Price Tce address was found on an Okauia farm. Police are investigating whether it was connected to property found behind the Okauia Hall on Friday morning. This property had been taken from a farm shed on Old Tower Rd.
A man, 21, was arrested for shoplifting from a local supermarket.
A white Toyota Sprinter 1990 model car, registration UI427, which was unlawfully taken from a Peria Rd address was found crashed on Lansdowne Rd. The vehicle had been hot-wired.
Police would like information on the driver as they had left the scene by the time they arrived.
Police attended a crash on Waghorn Rd. The car hit a letter box before coming to a stop in a stream.
The driver left the scene and police are making enquiries to find and speak to them.
A 20 year old was arrested for offensive behaviour after urinating in a gutter outside a licensed premises. The person was released on a pre-charge warning.
A man, 26, had his license suspended for excess demerit points.
Police were called to a Short St address where someone was smashing the back door and windows of a house. On arrival a woman with disabilities was found. Police say they are appalled by the lack of care her family had shown. Investigations show it appears she was left near the address. Police say unfortunately the occupants of the house, a woman with two young children, were left frightened by the incident. Police will be following up this incident.
Police have a warrant for the arrest of Turu Whitaka, 29, a female Maori who is 159cm tall. Contact Matamata police or Crimestoppers if you have any information on her whereabouts. Car fire on the Kaimai Range. A farmer was trapped on his tractor after an item slid off his front-end loader. He was injured and taken to hospital.