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Gold FM Police File

Posted 12 June 2018 by Gold FM in Emergency Services - Police, Fire, Civil Defence

Police were unable to come into the studio to update the police file this week so there is no podcast this week.
Here's the summary for you.

Monday 4 June
Police attended a family harm incident at Bowentown involving a male and female. During a heated argument the male slammed a ranch slider door shut causing it to smash. The male was served with a police safety order to stay away from the woman for a period of time.

Tuesday 5 June
Police are investigating a residential burglary which occurred overnight at a Roycroft Street, Waihi address. The property owner discovered the lock had been removed from his garage door. It appears nothing was stolen. Forensic evidence was found near the scene and police are waiting on test results to identify the offender.

Police executed a search warrant at a Somerset Street, Waihi address in relation to recent burglaries occurring at Waihi. A 24 year old Waihi female was arrested and charged for drug, burglary and fraud offences. Her 30 year old Waihi male associate was arrested later in the day at a Kensington Road, Waihi address and is facing the same charges.

Later in the evening the same female was stopped by police at State Highway 2, Waihi. She was found to be driving whilst forbidden. As a result her vehicle was seized and she will be facing a further charge.

Wednesday 6 June
A police safety order was served on a 25 year old Waihi male as a result of a family harm incident at a Clarke Street, Waihi address. The male was suspected of being under the influence of illegal drugs and became hostile toward family members.

Friday 8 June
Police attended a single vehicle injury traffic crash at State Highway 25, Waihi. A motorcycle lost control on a bend. The rider was flown to Waikato Hospital with suspected head injuries. He has since been discharged and is recovering at home.

Saturday 9 June
Two Waihi males were arrested and charged for burglary related offences after they were found towing a $3500 commercial kitchen range hood that was stolen in a burglary in Whangamata overnight. The males were driving through Paeroa with the stolen property and stopped by police.

Sunday 10 June
Police located a 16 foot fibreglass boat on the side of State Highway 25, Whiritoa. Enquiries revealed the boat had slid off a trailer after the winch snapped. The boat is not blocking and the owner is making arrangements to remove it.

A 46 year old Waihi Beach female was served with a 48 hour police safety order after police attended a family harm incident at Broadway, Waihi Beach. The female damaged several property items after a heated dispute.

About 60 cows escaped their paddock and went wandering down Waihi Beach Road, Waihi Beach. Police with the assistance of the farmer and members of the public were able to get them safely back into paddocks without incident.

Monday 11 June
Police arrested a 19 year old Waihi female and a 44 year old Waihi male at a Moresby Avenue, Waihi address during a heated family harm incident. The female damage various items of property at the address and assaulted a police officer. The male also assaulted a police officer and was pepper sprayed. Both are charged with assault and will be appearing in Court.

Waihi Police are interested in any information relating to crime. For non-urgent matters or enquiries contact Police 24/7 on 0800 780 101 (ask for the Crime Reporting Line) or to remain anonymous call Crimestoppers 0800 555 111; or visit the Waihi Police Station during public counter open hours Monday to Friday 8:30am to 3pm. For urgent matters call 111 and ask for police.