One week, 110 crimes


Po­lice re­port Oc­to­ber 30 - Novem­ber 6

Bur­glar­ies: This week the team have recorded 110 of­fences, eight of which have been bur­glar­ies.

Five res­i­den­tial Bur­glar­ies: Where­tia Street The of­fender has walked into the house and re­moved a bucket of gar­den­ing tools from in­side the door. Ta­harepa Road – CCTV Cam­era stolen. Two re­ports on Pi­hanga Street - 1. Of­fender re­moved a tele­vi­sion from the ad­dress. Of­fender lo­cated, ar­rested and charged. The tele­vi­sion was re­cov­ered. 2. The vic­tim has re­turned home and no­ticed the rear lounge win­dow smashed. The win­dow is be­lieved to be the en­try point into the prop­erty. The exit point is pos­si­bly through the car­port - front door was still locked.

Rain­bow Drive – Garage en­tered and the wall be­tween the garage and sleep out had been smashed.

Three com­mer­cial bur­glar­ies: Ran­gatira Street - Scene is a camp­ing ground that has a mix of cab­ins, ar­eas for cam­per­vans and camp sites. A barbed wire fence along the road­side has been cut and the tin shed nearby has had its latch cut but noth­ing dis­turbed.

Ferry Road – Bowl­ing club has been bro­ken into and two drill sets have been taken.

Cen­ten­nial Drive - The of­fend­ers have lifted the front gate off its hinges and at the sec­ond gate the fence has been cut to lift the gate up.

Fam­ily Vi­o­lence In­ci­dents: We have at­tended 12 in­ci­dents over this time pe­riod. We en­cour­age peo­ple to keep re­port­ing these in­ci­dents so that we can as­sist our fam­i­lies who are find­ing it tough at the mo­ment.

Three Theft of Mo­tor Ve­hi­cles: If you have any in­for­ma­tion that will en­able these ve­hi­cles to be re­turned to their own­ers, please call us: 1. 2013 Red home­built Trailer Reg­is­tra­tion W237W taken from Ta­harepa Road.

Two Theft Ex Cars: Many of the re­ports we see are op­por­tunists tar­get­ing un­locked ve­hi­cles. If you see a ve­hi­cle or per­son out of place then give us a bell on 111 so that one of the team can pop by and check it out.

Theft of Prop­erty: We have seen a rise in num­ber of thefts be­ing com­mit­ted in the Taupo¯ Area. We will be do­ing fur­ther work around these thefts to iden­tify trends, sus­pects but also op­por­tu­ni­ties to pre­vent such thefts.


Po­lice re­port for Taupo¯ .

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