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Police Report

By Constable Michael Carter, Whitianga Police

Whitianga Police Report

Monday, 24 April to Sunday, 30 April


Monday, 24 April: Intoxicated male was verbally abusive towards staff at Coroglen. He was removed from the premises and handed to associates to assist in his detox.

Tuesday, 25 April: Female offender has shoplifted from New World. She will be appearing in court on Theft charges.

Wednesday, 26 April: A couple were being disorderly on Blacksmith Lane. They were spoken to and left shortly afterwards.

Friday, 28 April: At a Cook Drive address, an agitated neighbour became frustrated over parked vehicles causing some damage. He was spoken to by police regarding the matter.

Police have been made aware of several vehicles having fuel siphoned in the Whitianga area. Please keep an eye out for suspicious behaviour, and if seen contact 105.


1x male charged with various offences will appear in Tauranga Court later.


Tuesday, 25 April: A serious incident occurred at a Matarangi address. Enquiries are continuing with this matter.

Also, at a Centennial Drive address, a couple had an argument over a televised sports game. They were separated for the night to calm down.

Thursday, 27 April: An argument ensued at a local service station over manner of driving. Parties separated of their own accord and have been spoken to.

Friday, 28 April: A report has been made regarding cyber bullying. This person will be spoken to by police.

Saturday, 29 April: Vehicle was reported as being stolen from the corner of Joan Gaskell and Kupe.

Sunday, 30 April: Intoxicated male refused to leave a Mayfair Close address. After damaging some property, he left prior to police arrival. He will be served a 5-day Police Safety Order.


Some minor offences detected on our roads. In May, Police will be targeting restraints, alcohol, mobile phones, and speed.

Please comply with the Road Rules and stay safe.

Constable Michael Carter


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