Crime

Scam Alert

Police have been alerted to a scam that could leave people thousands of dollars out of pocket. The scam involves newspaper advertisements offering to pay £500 per week to anyone willing to have their vehicle wrapped in branding for an energy drink. The ads ran in newspapers about mid-June and the cheques are now arriving from the United Kingdom. Anyone […]

Man stabbed in Waiuku

On Sunday 1 July, W2 crew were tasked to Waiuku at 2.38am to assist a male patient in his 30s, who had been stabbed. He was flown to Middlemore Hospital in a serious condition. A Police spokesperson said Police attended a domestic incident in Waiuku, where a male received an injury after sustaining a stab wound. “A female has been […]

Fleeing driver stopped near Ararimu

Five people were apprehended after fleeing Police in a stolen vehicle in Hamilton overnight, on Sunday 24 June. “Police noticed the vehicle, which had been stolen from Auckland, on River Road in Hamilton about 11:40pm,” said Senior Sergeant Will Loughrin of Waikato District Command Centre. “The driver failed to stop for Police and a pursuit was initiated heading north on […]

Police require sightings and information on Barry Munns

Police are reminding anyone who chooses to harbour people who are wanted to arrest that they themselves could face criminal charges. Individuals who might be hiding Barry Gregory Munns are on notice that charges of Accessory after the fact are likely to be laid against them. The last believed sighting of the 49-year-old was in the Rosehill area of Papakura […]

Police seize air rifle following incident in Pukekohe

Police were called to a central address in Pukekohe following an incident on Monday evening, 4 June 2018. Police were notified of the incident around 8pm and arrived at the address before 8.15pm. A Police spokesperson said while searching the address, a male inside the property stated he had a firearm and made threats to Police. Cordons were being established […]

Driver apprehended after dangerous driving in Pukekohe

At 12.42pm today (Friday 1 June 2018), Police observed a vehicle containing four occupants driving at excessive speed in Pukekohe which failed to stop for police. Inspector Kai Shao, Northcomms Shift Commander said a police unit engaged with the fleeing vehicle for a short distance, however due to the excessive speed and dangerous manner of driving the unit disengaged a […]

Aggravated robbery at local dairy

According to a Police spokesperson, at approximately 6:50pm last night, Saturday 26 May 2018, Police responded to an aggravated robbery at a dairy on Paerata Road, Pukekohe. A man entered the dairy armed with a firearm, threatened the shop attendant, took cash and ran from the scene. The shop attendant was uninjured but shaken, they are being supported. Police have […]

Police respond to assualt in Pukekohe

According to a Police spokesperson, at approximately 11:10am yesterday, Saturday 26 May 2018, Police responded to an assault on West Street, Pukekohe. A shop owner was taking a photo of people who were acting suspiciously outside his store. As he did so, one of the group approached him and punched him in the face, causing bruising. Police responded and located the […]

Spate of animal carcasses dumped

THE sudden influx of dumped animals across the district has many locals asking questions. The most recent case was on Monday 30 April, when a dead steer was found with its throat slit in the middle of the boat ramp at Les Batkin Reserve, Tuakau. Pene Cooper, one of the first to discover the dead animal on Monday morning, arrived […]

Five arrested following kidnapping in Auckland

  Auckland Police have arrested and charged five people, including four teenagers, following a serious incident overnight where two women were kidnapped. The incident started on Bowen Avenue in Central Auckland around 10pm where the victims confronted the five offenders allegedly attempting to break into their car. They were assaulted and then forced to comply with orders and made to […]


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