Sometime between January 8 and 11
An exterior shed on Taihoa North Rd was broken into.
Sometime between January 11 and 17
A garden shed at a Tahawai Cr property was broken into.
Overnight on January 11-12
Two properties on Dame Cath Pl were broken into. A garage and a garden shed were burgled.
A garage on Brown St was broken into during the daytime.
A Mowbray St, Waharoa, property was burgled.
Overnight January 15-16
Electrical items were taken while an occupant slept in their Matai St property.
Police are seeking sightings of a red Honda CRF250 motorbike which was
stolen off the back of a ute. The bike is covered in stickers. Contact the Matamata police if you see it.
Matamata sergeant Craig Thorne said there is a theme of sheds and garages being broken into.
He advised residents to make sure these are secure, as it isn’t just houses that are targeted by burglars.
He also advised that if an occupant of a house found a burglar in action to not confront them, but keep to themselves safe and ring 111.