String of bur­glar­ies re­ported to po­lice

Matamata Chronicle - - News/opinion -

Jan­uary 23

A garage on Sh­effield St was en­tered with a lawn mower, BBQ, tools and a step lad­der taken.

Jan­uary 25

A diner in Wa­haroa was burgled. The of­fend­ers en­tered from the rear. It was the sec­ond time in a week the premise was burgled.

Jan­uary 28

A Wrigley Pl prop­erty was en­tered af­ter a win­dow in the laun­dry was forced open. The house was searched and food from the fridge was eaten. Po­lice be­lieve this could be re­lated to a string of bur­glar­ies in the north side of Mata­mata.

A per­son was walk­ing their dog along Cen­ten­nial Dr when, in a five minute pe­riod, some­one ripped the dog grill off her ve­hi­cle­and took a wal­let.

A 35-year-old man was ar­rested for as­sault­ing a fe­male in re­la­tion to an in­ci­dent in Hamil­ton.

Jan­uary 29

A 32- year- old fe­male was ar­rested for tres­pass­ing af­ter be­ing in­tox­i­cated at an ad­dress in Mata­mata.

A 50-year-old man was ar­rested for breaching a pro­tec­tion or­der and as­sault­ing a fe­male af­ter po­lice were called to a Matai Ave prop­erty.

Jan­uary 31

Po­lice at­tended a crash on the Kaimai Range af­ter a woman lost con­trol of her ve­hi­cle. The ve­hi­cle rolled.

Fe­bru­ary 1

A Sed­don St house was burgled. Al­co­hol, a dart board, gas bot­tle and a burner were taken. All ex­clud­ing the al­co­hol, along with a push bike, were found out­side. Po­lice at­tended an­other one ve­hi­cle crash on the Kaimai Range. There were no in­juries. Po­lice at­tended a two ve­hi­cle crash on the Kaimai Range. Po­lice be­lieve the driver needed to go to the toi­let so made a u-turn and col­lided with an­other ve­hi­cle. Po­lice also at­tended a crash on the in­ter­sec­tion of SH24 and Te Poi Rd which re­sulted in one in­jured per­son go­ing to Waikato Hos­pi­tal.

Mata­mata po­lice would like to re­mind peo­ple to drive to the con­di­tions on the Kaimai Range.

The po­lice say they are hor­ri­fied to see the speeds that peo­ple are do­ing on this sec­tion of road.

They say driv­ers are just on the speed limit de­spite the dan­gers the hu­mid­ity and light rain af­ter the dry spell present on the un­for­giv­ing road.

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