Starting on a disappointing note police processed three South Waikato people for drink driving this week and would like leave this message: ‘‘If you drink and drive you will get caught’’.
Thankfully, however, the drink drivers aside South Waikato roads have been generally safe with police dealing with minor incidents.
Domestic violence has increased with police attending 12 family violence incidents.
Although there were no reported burglaries in Tokoroa over the weekend, police are concerned there were three reported residential burglaries last week. We ask the community to keep a keen eye out for suspicious activity around your neighbours’ properties and to be security conscious by locking up when you go out.
Police attended an unusually high number of alcohol-related disorder incidents over the weekend and are asking residents to drink responsibly, and when hosting private functions to provide food and look after people when they have had too much to drink.
Please support Tokoroa Blue Light youth programmes; ring Darin Costar or Kylie Tahere at the Tokoroa Police Station to find out more.