Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Crime wave in Cambridge

People ask me, “How do you find living in Cambridge, population 18,400, after living for so long in Auckland, population 1.5 million?”

Here is the police report from this week’s issue of the Cambridge Edition:
Monday, July 14
Some time over the past week, plywood was stolen from the St Kilda residential development in St Kilda Rd.
There was a car crash on Maungatautari Rd. No injuries were reported.
A car parked in Taylor St was broken into and a radar detector was stolen.
A car, which was for sale, was stolen. It was parked outside a Hamilton Rd address and was taken for a test drive but not returned. Its registration was TZ1853.
Tuesday, July 15
Police attended a domestic incident in Hamilton Rd.
There was a crash on Victoria Bridge, when a truck hit the side railing of the bridge.
There was an accident at the intersection of Fort and Victoria streets. A street-sweeping truck reversed into a car.
An assault was witnessed by an off-duty police officer.
Thursday, July 17
A letterbox at a Cambridge address was set on fire.
A Te Miro Rd address was burgled and meat was taken. from a freezer.
Overnight a Richmond St address was broken into and a cellphone.was stolen.
Friday, July 18
Police attended a domestic incident in Oreipunga Rd.
There was a two-car crash at the top of Queen St hill.
A 20-year-old Cambridge woman was charged with another offence in relation to fake sales of cellphones on Facebook.
There was a three-car crash on Duke St. No injuries were reported.
Police attended a domestic incident in Raleigh St.
Saturday, July 19
Two Tokoroa men, aged 21 and 22, were arrested for theft at a Te Miro Rd cow shed.

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