Sunday, 05 April 2020


Whitianga Police Report for Monday 15 February to Monday 22 February

Whitianga Police Report for Monday 15 February to Monday 22 February


There were a couple of incidents of theft and damage to property that weren’t reported to Police last week and we only became aware of them when people were discussing the incidents on social media.

If you are a victim of crime or you witness a crime, please let us know so that we can investigate it and take appropriate action.


1 x 43yr old local man for Assault with a Weapon and Dangerous Driving.

1 x 34yr old Coromandel Town man for Male Assaults Female.

1 x 19yr old local man for Failing to Attend Court.

1 x 48yr old local woman for Assault.

1 x 31yr old local man for Cultivates Cannabis.


Three domestic incidents attended this week.

On the 16th a visiting Tokoroa couple argued about their relationship at an Albert Street address, after a night’s drinking and they were separated to prevent further issues, while on the 18th a trespass notice was issued when a couple who are in the process of separating argued at a Mayfair Close address.

On the 19th a young couple at a Jackman Avenue address were given sound advice in relation to relationship issues.        

On the 15th fishing gear and golf clubs were stolen from a Haddon Crescent address, while on the 19th a local man was assaulted by a named offender on Catherine Crescent and our enquiries are continuing.

Also on the 19th wing mirrors were broken off a car parked on Albert Street, while on the 20th a lawn mower and weed spray were stolen from a shed at an Opito Bay property.

On the 20th a wallet was stolen from a backpack while a man was swimming at Hot Water Beach.


No drunk drivers apprehended this week.

On the 20th we attended a crash on Purangi Road when a driver indicating to turn left, then turned right and was crashed into by the vehicle following behind. Please concentrate when driving and travel at safe distances to allow time to stop short of the vehicle in front if they make poor decisions.


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