Short pursuit results in arrest
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.