Articles Categorized: Police

Crash victim named

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POLICE have released the name of the motorcyclist who died following a crash on Galatea Road, near Lake Matahina on Tuesday. He was 35-year-old Neihana…

Motorcyclist killed in crash

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A MOTORCYCLIST died following a collision with a Ute on Galatea Road yesterday. Eastern Bay road policing manager Ray Wylie said the motorcyclist was stationary…

Student almost hit

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POLICE have arrested a man after an incident outside James Street Primary School last week in which a car mounted the kerb and drove along…

Videos released to help victims

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POLICE hope a series of videos about reporting sexual assault will help victims come forward. The videos, created by New Zealand Police, are being released…

Poor result from checkpoint

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A POLICE checkpoint yesterday caught several drivers and passengers not following road rules. Eastern Bay road policing manager Ray Wylie said the Landing Road checkpoint…

Time for change – road police

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EASTERN Bay road policing manager Ray Wylie is appalled at the standard of driving by some drivers. There have been seven crashes in the Eastern…

More police resources for the Bay

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AN additional 880 police will be recruited over the next four years and deployed to areas most in need, including 69 in the Bay of…

Flood reveals stolen jet-ski

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A JET-SKI and trailer stolen from Waiewe Street two weeks ago has been found in a flooded Ruatoki paddock. Whakatane police Senior Sergeant Yvonne Parker…

Today in brief

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Stranded car broken into A CAR left near Awahou and Reid roads due to flooding was broken into last week. Whakatane police Senior Sergeant Yvonne…