Ahandbag was taken at a party at an address on SH2 north of Katikati at 11pm Saturday night. The bag contained a passport, drivers license and several bank cards. Anyone knowing of its whereabouts please contact Katikati Police.
A42-year-old Katikati man was arrested and charged with theft last Friday, in relation to a stolen mobile phone. The phone was stolen out of a van parked at the back of the Mural Town Backpackers on Monday, June 4. Police carried out a search at a Katikati address last Thursday.
Theman will appear at Tauranga District Court tomorrow.
A40-year-old Katikati man has been charged with assault on a 16-year-old male. The incident happened on June 6 at 10.48am on Rereatukahia Road. The man appeared at Tauranga District Court on Monday and is on remand to reappear on June 15.