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Police Report

POLICE REPORT

Monday, 4 March to Sunday, 10 March 2024
 |  Constable Michael Carter  | 

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 Bike Park where the offenders stole a solar powered light. Enquiries are being made to identify the offender.

Friday 8 March: A burglary was reported as having occurred at a Buffalo Beach Road address. 2x Mountain Bikes were stolen after the offender(s) rummaged through the entire property.

Friday 8 March: 2x offenders stole a purse from the gambling room at one of the local establishments. CCTV footage captured them both and police will be speaking with them shortly regarding their actions.

Arrests

1x male arrested for 2x burglary, 2x unlawful takes mv, 2x receiving, possess instruments for conversion, 3x driving disqualified, possess drugs, and possess weapons.

Occurrences:

Tuesday, 5 March: A Family Harm matter occurred at a Buffalo Beach Road address. The offending male was breaching strict court conditions at the time. He will be facing further charges in court.

Tuesday, 5 March: A Breach of Protection Order was reported occurring at a Tudor Grove address. The offending party will be spoken to by police and may face charges.

Traffic:

A few vehicles stopped with drivers ticketed for various offences.

Even after last weeks message, licence breaches still being detected, and demerit points issued.

Police are targeting Restraints, Impairment, Distractions and Speed this month.