Police report – 6 February 2018

Last week we executed a search warrant at a local address and located a large cannabis growing operation. A local resident will be appearing in Court on a Cultivation of Cannabis charge.

Any drugs are an absolute blight on any community. They are also a driver of crime. People become addicted, crimes are committed, such as burglaries and thefts, to obtain property to either sell or swap for drugs to feed their habit.

If you have any information about drugs you can call and talk to us. But the easiest way to pass on information is by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. You can do it anonymously, there is no need to give your name, just pass on your info and we can take care of it from there.

Crimestoppers is not just for drug information but any criminal activity or just something you think we should know about. I would urge any person with information on drugs to report it. We get the community we tolerate.

Unfortunately on Thursday afternoon the rain arrived in a big way and we had another serious accident. Two persons are in hospital with serious injuries. Slow down and drive to the conditions. You as a driver owe it to other road users to drive responsibly. Being involved in an accident such as this one can leave people with injuries that effect their quality of life and affect them for the rest of their lives.

Take care on the roads and drive slowly.


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