Cow not found after taxi hit it
Between lunchtime and 2pm a black BMX with gold rims, pegs on the rear axle and red, green and yellow handle bars was stolen from outside the library. As the victim was only 9 years old, Matamata police said it was a heartless crime.
An offender attempted to take a four-wheel drive motorbike from a shed on Douglas Rd. It appears the offender was disturbed by a person visiting the area.
A man, 22, was warrants for failing court.
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A 23- year- old was arrested for unlawfully taking a motor vehicle that had been found burnt out at a local reserve. A man, 24, was also charged with assisting the person and disposing of the vehicle.
An agricultural business had it’s padlocked gate cut and a Kia axle tandem trailer, registration Q499Q, was taken. Police are investigating to see if it could be connected to burglaries of businesses in Morrinsville which occurred the same night.
Police attended a crash on Landsdowne Rd. A man, 20, lost control of his 4WD vehicle and veered on to the grass strip and crashed into a power pole.
Police are investigating the theft of a 12-week-old jack russell-fox terrier from a locked kennel on Tauranga Rd. Police believe it is connected to two previous burglaries at the address including one where offensive graffiti was sprayed inside the house.
Police attended a crash on Mangawhero Rd where a taxi van had hit a cow. The van had minor damage but the police were unable to find the cow.
A man was charged for having excessive breath alcohol on Peria Rd. In another case, police were alerted to a drunk driver who was in a drivethrough. They were located shortly after. As a result a woman was charged for excessive breath alcohol and will be appearing in court.
Police had warrants to arrest a woman who was found hiding under her bed in her home. She will appear in Hamilton District Court.
Between July 4 and 16
A house in Ward St was entered. It appears the offender jimmied open a window. The house was cleared of its appliances, including the washing machine, laptop, DVD player and a children’s bike.
Matamata police said it was very disappointing as the family had returned home from a holiday to find their home in this condition.
Between July 9 and 18
A garage in Waharoa was entered and power tools and wood carving tools were taken. Police believe the offenders would have knowledge of the tools and targeted the premise.