Short pur­suit re­sults in ar­rest

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A woman sought by po­lice was ar­rested for fail­ing to stop af­ter a short pur­suit around Smith and Western streets in Mata­mata.

She was charged with drug sup­ply of­fences and the car and cash was seized by po­lice.

Po­lice of­fi­cer in charge Blair Hayde says many sight­ings of the of­fender were re­ported to po­lice over the pre­vi­ous two weeks and he is grate­ful for pub­lic as­sis­tance. have to pay the debt, you will get a free trip to the po­lice sta­tion and waste a few hours of your life and you’ll also pick up a con­vic­tion for your trou­bles.’’ and held to detox. Three peo­ple were ar­rested for ag­gra­vated rob­bery in Tau­ranga and a bur­glary in Hin­uera. One man was ar­rested for breach of court ap­pointed bail con­di­tions and three were ar­rested for ex­cess breath al­co­hol, care­less driv­ing.

Hayde is prais­ing the res­i­dents of Hin­uera who as­sisted po­lice in an ar­rest.

He said mem­bers of the Hin­uera com­mu­nity re­ported sus­pi­cious be­hav­iour, which re­sulted in three peo­ple sought for an ag­gra­vated rob­bery. The of­fend­ers were lo­cated and ar­rested af­ter solid work by Mata­mata Po­lice and Hamil­ton Po­lice Dog Unit.

Petrol drive-offs were de­scribed by po­lice as point­less, due to the high qual­ity sur­veil­lance at petrol sta­tions.

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