WAIHI PO­LICE RE­PORT

Waihi Leader - - News -

Mon­day Oc­to­ber 1

■ Po­lice at­tended a bur­glary over the week­end at com­mer­cial premises on Roberts St. Prop­erty was stolen, and two of­fend­ers were cap­tured on CCTV cam­era.

Later in the week po­lice re­cov­ered some of the stolen prop­erty af­ter a search of a Waihi ad­dress. Sus­pects have been iden­ti­fied and po­lice are in­ves­ti­gat­ing.

■ Po­lice are in­ves­ti­gat­ing at Oceana-Gold Martha open pit and Bax­ter Road premises af­ter they were bro­ken into over the week­end.

Prop­erty was stolen and two of­fend­ers were cap­tured on CCTV cam­era. Po­lice are in­ves­ti­gat­ing.

■ A 37-year-old Tai­hape man was tres­passed from Bowen­town Hol­i­day Park af­ter he at­tempted to free­dom camp on the premises and re­fused to co­op­er­ate with the camp­site staff.

■ Po­lice are in­ves­ti­gat­ing a sin­gle ve­hi­cle traf­fic crash near the in­ter­sec­tion of SH2 and Waihi Beach Road where the driver left the scene.

The ve­hi­cle ap­peared to have rolled and crashed into a cul­vert.

The driver has been iden­ti­fied but is yet to be in­ter­viewed.

Tues­day Oc­to­ber 2

■ Waihi Col­lege was bur­gled over the week­end and some prop­erty stolen.

Fri­day Oc­to­ber 5

■ Two peo­ple un­der 20 were pro­cessed for driv­ing with ex­cess breath al­co­hol in the Waihi area.

One has been sum­monsed to Court and the other was is­sued an in­fringe­ment no­tice.

■ A Holden ve­hi­cle do­ing burnouts at An­zac Bay Re­serve was found by po­lice.

The driver was spo­ken to and will be is­sued with in­fringe­ment no­tices.

The ve­hi­cle broke down from over­heat­ing.

Satur­day Oc­to­ber 6

■ A Mazda ute was seized and im­pounded for 28 days for wheel spin­ning at An­zac Bay Re­serve. Po­lice are in­ves­ti­gat­ing and the driver is likely to be charged.

■ A 33-year-old Waihi man was ar­rested for as­sault af­ter a vi­o­lent al­ter­ca­tion at Rose­mont Road. The man al­legedly king hit an­other man, knock­ing him un­con­scious. The of­fender left the scene, armed him­self with a weapon and re­turned a short time later. He was ar­rested at the scene and is fac­ing mul­ti­ple se­ri­ous vi­o­lence charges. He was held in po­lice cus­tody over the week­end for Court last Mon­day.

■ Waihi Po­lice are in­ter­ested in any in­for­ma­tion re­lat­ing to crime. For non-ur­gent mat­ters or enquiries con­tact Po­lice 24/7 on 0800 780 101 (ask for the Crime Re­port­ing Line) or to re­main anony­mous call Crimestop­pers 0800 555 111; or visit the Waihi Po­lice Sta­tion dur­ing pub­lic counter open hours Mon­day to Fri­day 8:30am to 3pm. For ur­gent mat­ters call 111 and ask for po­lice.

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