Wa­haroa slammed with pink graf­fiti

Matamata Chronicle - - News -

Af­ter a spate of tag­ging, Mata- mata po­lice have iden­ti­fied one of the young peo­ple re­spon­si­ble for a par­tic­u­lar tag.

Po­lice also spoke to another group re­spon­si­ble for another tag and as­cer­tained that it is def­i­nitely tit tat be­tween the groups and their tag­ging.

June 30

A car in the RSA car park was dam­aged.

June 30 and July 1

Wa­haroa was ‘‘ ab­so­lutely ham­mered’’ with pink graf­fiti af­ter two boxes of pro­fes­sional grade flu­o­res­cent mark­ing paint was ac­ci­dently left be­hind by a rail line main­te­nance crew. Sub­se­quently roads, path­ways and build­ings were tagged. Mata­mata po­lice were dis­ap­pointed in the care­less­ness of the rail line crew to leave cans be­hind. Po­lice have been given the name of the of­fender and are fol­low­ing lines of en­quiry.

July 3

Mata­mata po­lice at­tended a crash on State High­way 29 near Kara­piro. They say it was lucky it was not a fa­tal. A man driv­ing him­self and his fam­ily to Ro­torua turned onto State High­way 29 and then re­alised he had turned too

Fire June 22

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