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Author: Constable Michael Carter

POLICE REPORT

GENERAL: Monday, 3 June: A burglary was reported as having occurred at a Racecourse Road address. Alcohol and food were taken. An orange-coloured Holden SV6 was stolen from the Joan Gaskell Drive area. Any information regarding the location of this vehicle is requested to be passed on to police. A trespass incident occurred at a Kupe Drive address. This person will be spoken to by police. Tuesday, 4 June: A burglary was reported occurring at a South Highway address. A tractor was stolen from the location which has since been recovered. This tractor was driven out of town between 9.00pm and...

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POLICE REPORT

GENERAL: Monday, 13 May: A male was trespassed from a Cholmondeley address after abuse given to the occupants. A vehicle was interfered with on a South Highway commercial property where various items were taken. Tuesday, 14 May: A male was located in a dwelling on The Esplanade. He was subsequently arrested for being unlawfully in a building and on the next day (Wed), the same male was located in a different dwelling on The Esplanade and taken into custody. He is now due to appear in court on these matters. Tuesday, 14 May: A burglary has been reported as occurring at a commercial property...

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WHITIANGA POLICE REPORT

GENERAL: Monday, 25 March various items were damaged at a Cook Drive address. The offender was removed from the property and spoken to regarding their actions. Also, on 25 March, Mitsubishi L200 utility and trailer were stolen from Blacksmith Lane. The trailer has since been recovered, but the ute is still outstanding. Wednesday, 27 March, a burglary was reported at a Racecourse Road address where an unknown person has entered the property and taken cash and jewellery. Enquiries are being made to identify this person. Also, on 27 March, a petrol theft occurred with a known male. This person...

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POLICE REPORT

General: Monday, 4 March: A female shoplifter stole items from The Warehouse. Enquiries continuing to identify her and send her to court. Tuesday, 5 March: A male was arrested at his home address regarding vehicles that have been stolen from the Whitianga area recently. During the arrest process, he was found in possession of drugs and an offensive weapon. He is now facing several charges. Thursday, 7 March: A burglary was reported as having occurred at a Buffalo Beach Road address. A container was forced open with alcohol stolen. Friday 8 March: A burglary was reported at the Whitianga...

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POLICE REPORT

Monday, 26 February to Sunday 3, March GENERAL: Seven Burglaries: Early hours of Monday, 26 February, a burglary occurred at a Rimu St address. A silver utility was stolen at the time. Monday, 26 February, a boat parked on Rabbit Way was interfered with by an unknown person cutting the cover. Tuesday, 27 February, a burglary was reported as occurring at a SH25 Whenuakite address with a quad bike stolen. Wednesday, 28 February, a burglary was reported occurring overnight at a Haddon Cres address. A Suzuki vehicle was stolen which has since been recovered. Enquiries continuing to identify...

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Police Report – January 29th to February 4th 2024

General: A burglary occurred late evening on the Sunday, 28 January at an Albert Street commercial address where food and alcohol was stolen. Unfortunately, it happened again at the same location overnight of Thursday, 1 February. Police are asking for any information that may assist in their enquiries to identify and locate the offender(s). Early hours of Monday, 29 January, some undesirables left old tyres and appliances on the Mobil Forecourt. These people will be spoken to regarding the matter. Also, Monday 29 January, a male attempted to shoplift from New World. The goods were recovered...

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Police Report – January 15th to January 23rd 2024

BY CONSTABLE MICHAEL CARTER, WHITIANGA POLICE GENERAL: Monday 15 January an intoxicated male was causing disorder at the Whitianga Wharf. He was moved on without incident.   Tuesday, 16 January a vehicle was siphoned of petrol on Cook Drive.   Also Tuesday, a multi roller tandem axle boat trailer was taken from a Whenuakite commercial property. Enquiries are being made to locate the trailer. Also Tuesday, a burglary was reported occurring at a Dundas Street address where various items including fuel were taken from a vehicle and boat on the...

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Police Report – Christmas Period 2023 / 2024

Christmas Day, 25 December – two burglaries were reported in the Wharekaho area. Both properties had items taken from within the buildings. If anyone has any information, please contact 105 or Crimestoppers. Tuesday, 26 December – a shoplifter was apprehended after stealing a number of valuable items from one of our commercial properties. Most of the items were recovered and the person will be appearing in court.  Thursday, 28 December A report was made of a Theft ex Car on Cook Drive. Several items were removed from the vehicle. Enquiries are continuing...

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