FRIDAY, JUNE 1
A 20-year-old man from Thames was warned for possession of cannabis seed after police attended a disorder incident at Ocean Breeze Drive, Waihi Beach. The man was found asleep in a car parked at the scene. A search revealed evidence of illegal drug use including a cannabis bong. Around 150 seeds were found in his possession.
Police attended a single vehicle noninjury traffic crash at SH2 Karangahake. A 24-year-old Auckland male fell asleep at the wheel and crashed. Alcohol was suspected and testing revealed his breath alcohol level was 646 micrograms of alcohol. He has been charged with drink driving.