WAIHI POLICE REPORT
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.