Gold FM Police File
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Posted July 22, 2020
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Senior Community Constable Harley North joined Brian Gentil in the Gold FM studio to report in about recent local Police work.
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Tuesday 7 July
A Whangamata man was arrested for assault at Rosemont Road, Waihi in relation to a historic family harm incident. He was held in custody overnight for Court.
Wednesday 8 July
Police executed a search warrant at a Gladstone Road address. A Waihi man was arrested and charged with drug dealing offences. He will be appearing in Court soon.
Sunday 12 July
A Tauranga man was found unconscious on the roadside at Capamagian Drive under suspicious circumstances. He was hospitalised and Waihi CIB are investigating.
A serious injury traffic crash at Parry Palm Ave and Wrigley Street intersection. A campervan versus a car. Police, St Johns and Waihi Fire and Emergency Service attended the scene. Two occupants from the vehicle were transported to hospital by helicopter. A male passenger later passed away at hospital. Police Serious Crash Unit are investigating.
Tuesday 14 July
A two vehicle non-injury traffic crash at Kenny Street. A vehicle attempted to overtake another on the left. The second vehicle was turning left into a driveway and they collided. Police are investigating.
A Ngatea man was arrested for breach of bail after he was spotted by police at BP Connect Waihi. He was supposed to be on curfew at his residential address. A small amount of Methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia were found in his possession. He was held in custody overnight for Court.
A Whangamata man was arrested for assault at a Martyn Road address in relation to a family harm incident. He was taken to hospital due to self-inflicted injuries then held in police custody overnight for Court.
Wednesday 15 July
A fish harvester kontiki was stolen from a residential property at George Street. Police are investigating.
Friday 17 July
A Waihi man received a formal warning for threatening behaviour in relation to a historic altercation at Morgan Park.
Two Waihi women were trespassed from a Moresby Ave property after a heated altercation with the occupier.
Crime Prevention Advice
Waihi Police have received several reports of a male knocking on doors of residential properties at Waihi under suspicious circumstances under the pretence of seeking work. Police advice is not to accept any services and call 111 if any issues or hostility arise.
Report crime online at 105.police.govt.nz - If it’s already happened call 105. If it’s happening now call 111. For traffic matters call *555 (mobile phone only). To remain anonymous call Crimestoppers 0800 555 111. Paeroa, Waihi and Whangamata police station public counters are open business hours and police staff are working 24/7 as always.