Taupo Police: Weekly report
Police are focused on holding those who manufacture or supply this drug to account. Police have already seized a significant amount of synthetic cannabis in both Auckland and Canterbury and a number of arrests have been made.
Police are working closely with other government agencies such as District Health Boards, Ministry of Health, Coronial Services and St John, to ensure that the public is well informed about the dangers of taking this drug.
Like with any drug, Police cannot solve this problem alone and we need our community to tell us who is infecting our community with this drug. Please contact Police directly or via Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. Burglaries There have been five burglaries in the last week. Three involved sheds or garages and one was firewood being stolen. Please ensure your outbuildings are secured with good locks. Use sensor lighting as a deterrent and ensure that your tools are marked to assist police with future identification when they are recovered.Two STIHL chainsaws and an Alaskan chainsaw mill were taken - please keep an eye out for these nearly new items being sold on.
Taupo-nui-a-tia College, Spa Road, was broken into in the early hours of Monday morning August 7. If you recognise this black-hooded, short-sleeve vest, New York Bronx MOP, worn by a male of medium build, please call Taupo Police Station or Crime stoppers on 0800 555 111. Family Harm Incidents There have been 14 family harm episodes reported in the week. Police thank neighbours and concerned bystanders who make calls to 111, early calls make a difference before arguments escalate. When Police attend a family harm episode, our priority is to ensure everyone’s safety. We then work to get the right agencies and support in place for the longer term. Warrants to arrest Police are trying to locate Vanessa Nikora, a 36 year old female, who may be in the Taupo Area. She has a current warrant to arrest and is sought by Taupo Police.
Anyone with information on the current whereabouts of Nikora should call the police station or Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111.
Police welcome any information about Vanessa Nikora and the man in this hoodie.