Friday, November 27, 2015

Crime wave in Cambridge #5

As mentioned here previously, people often 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 full police report from this week’s issue of the Cambridge Edition:
Wednesday November 18
There was a car vs power pole on Kaipaki Rd, there were no injuries but the driver will go to court for careless driving.
A Cambridge man has admitted to tagging places in Cambridge with the word “gherk”. Investigations are continuing.
A man from Tokoroa was caught shoplifting at The Warehouse.
A large B-train (truck and trailer unit) drove over the Hydro Rd Karapiro bridge, damaging the barrier and two wheels on the vehicle. The driver will receive a number of offence notices.
There was unlawful interference of a boat on Keats Tce.
Overnight there was a burglary at a farm workshop, police are waiting for a list of items.
Friday November 20
A Cambridge woman was arrested for shoplifting.
Two 17-year-old boys from Te Awamutu advised police that they were involved in a fraud. They will be interviewed this week.
Overnight there was a burglary on Shaw St. Police are awaiting a list of missing items.
Saturday November 21
There was a family violence incident on Vogel St.
There was a burglary on Bruntwood Rd. Crates were stolen from an asparagus farm.
Someone drove into a wrought iron fence on Taylor St, damaging the brick work.

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