Articles Categorized: Crime

Intimate video couple sentenced

by

SEXUAL curiosity was the motivation for an intimate video made by a Kawerau couple of their employee who was unaware he was being recorded. Melissa…

Five arrested in double homicide case

by

AN Eastern Bay man will appear at Whakatane District Court today on charges related to the Fleet double homicide case. Rotorua area commander Inspector Anaru…

Fraudulent passports used by gang

by

STOLEN and fraudulently altered passports were found following the arrest of a gang associate in Whakatane. Whakatane police Sergeant Caoin Macey said the manufactured passports…

Fine for stealing firewood

by

A KAWERAU paper maker was among offenders appearing in the Rotorua District Court yesterday for stealing wood from public reserves. Steven Peters, 42, was convicted…

Stolen vehicles located

by

TWO vehicles were stolen in Whakatane last week and later recovered out of town. Whakatane police Senior Sergeant Mark van der Kley said a vehicle…

Tools stolen from cars

by

TOOLS were stolen from two vehicles in Whakatane last week. Whakatane police Senior Sergeant Mark van der Kley said the thefts took place on Monday,…

Six weekend burglaries

by

SIX burglaries in Whakatane were reported to police over the weekend. Whakatane police Senior Sergeant Mark van der Kley said wine and a knife were…

Hotel robber jailed

by

THE armed robber who stole more than $7000 at the Edgecumbe Plains Hotel last year has been sentenced to prison. The sentencing has provided closure…