PO­LICE

Waihi Leader - - News -

Tues­day, Oc­to­ber 16

■ Po­lice are in­ves­ti­gat­ing af­ter items were stolen overnight from shed of a Kenny Street. Wed­nes­day Oc­to­ber 17

■ Two large planter pots were stolen overnight from a Seaforth Road, Bowen­town home.

■ A car tow­ing a trailer trans­port­ing three cows came un­shack­led and tipped over at the in­ter­sec­tion of Old Waitekauri Road and Camp­bell Road. One of the an­i­mals had to be eu­thanised as a re­sult of its in­juries. The driver was is­sued with an in­fringe­ment no­tice. Thurs­day Oc­to­ber 18

■ A 49-year-old Waihi man was ar­rested and charged with threat­en­ing be­hav­iour in re­la­tion to a civil dis­pute which turned ugly at Baber Street.

■ A 41-year-old Waihi man was ar­rested and charged in re­la­tion to a se­ri­ous as­sault in­ci­dent which oc­curred at Waihi Rugby Club.

Fri­day Oc­to­ber 19

■ Po­lice and other emer­gency ser­vices at­tended a three-car mi­nor in­jury traf­fic crash at SH2 Waimata.

A ve­hi­cle trav­el­ling north to­ward Waihi failed to stop and crashed into the rear of a sta­tion­ary ve­hi­cle turn­ing off into a prop­erty.

A third ve­hi­cle head­ing south on SH2 was also struck as a re­sult of the first crash. All par­ties in­volved were lucky to es­cape se­ri­ous in­jury.

Po­lice are in­ves­ti­gat­ing and charges are likely to fol­low.

■ Po­lice are in­ves­ti­gat­ing an­other traf­fic crash that hap­pened at the cor­ner of Moresby Av­enue and Seddon Street.

A car tow­ing a car­a­van hit a pedes­trian. The pedes­trian sus­tained mod­er­ate in­juries and was trans­ported to hos­pi­tal.

■ A 23-year-old Waihi man was ar­rested and charged for shoplift­ing and driv­ing while for­bid­den in re­la­tion to a his­toric theft in­ci­dent at Mitre 10 Waihi.

■ A 12ft alu­minium boat was stolen from a bur­glary at an Ab­bot Road prop­erty, Waikino. Satur­day Oc­to­ber 20

■ A 29-year-old Tau­ranga woman was stopped by po­lice at Seaforth Road, Waihi Beach.

She was caught speed­ing at 123kph in a 50kph area of Seaforth Road. She was also tested for al­co­hol and re­turned a re­sult of 560 mi­cro­grams.

Her ve­hi­cle was seized and im­pounded for 28 days and her driver li­cence was sus­pended. She is due to ap­pear in court soon.

■ 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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