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crime scene was contaminated. Cars and garages left unlocked have also been targeted.
Minor damage at a primary school was reported; there were holes in wall panels. Children who were responsible were dealt to.
A drunk driver who was speeding and had overtaken on yellow lines was pulled over. He blew 569 micrograms per litre of breath and was detained.
A traffic operation in Matamata was an indictment on local drivers, police said.
A total of 44 people were stopped for infringements, 15 for not wearing seat belts, three for using cell phones while driving and five for not obeying stop signs. Police said locals needed to pull finger and obey the road laws.
A fire crew washed down an accident site on Walton Rd, put out a vegetation fire on Henry Watson Rd and assisted medical personnel at a Gordon Tce address.
SUPREME WINNER: Megan Lind from Hinuera school was the Year 1-2 supreme winner for her television advertisement for Hobbiton. Matamata College media studies teacher and judge Kristy Wiggins presented Megan with her award. For more photos from the event, visit facebook.com/ mmtchronicle.