Police responded to three motor vehicle crashes over the weekend. POLICE MEDIA 23050104
Police say the long weekend ended with noise complaints, wilful damage and two motorbike incidents.
officer Trevor Pitt said one motorbike crash involved a single motorbike driver
at Muri on Monday afternoon and the other was yesterday morning at Matavera-
understood to have been admitted at the hospital.
police made three arrests over the weekend, all involving driving incidents.
Saturday morning, Police responded to a call out to a minor collision at the
Game Fishing Club at Kiikii where a car had driven into the rear of a motorbike
while the vehicles were exiting the club driveway.
said the car driver was a 45-year-old female who was heavily intoxicated and
was subjected to a breathalyser test which returned a reading of 1000mcg/L. She
was subsequently remanded.
second arrest was made late Saturday morning following a reported motorbike
crash at the Nikao back road behind the Golf Club.
year old driver was found to be in possession of cannabis and a drug utensil -
he was remanded into custody.
arrest involved a 27-year-old tourist, who was breathalysed over the legal
limit for alcohol, following a traffic stop at the Social Centre in a Nikao.
The male driver was remanded into custody after testing at 860mcg/L.
incidents included a minor collision at the St. Joseph’s Road intersection in
town on Saturday afternoon, a tourist reported his motorbike stolen earlier in
the day and one person was forbidden from driving early Saturday morning.
teenage Learner drivers had their bikes confiscated by Police in town late
said police also responded to domestic disturbances.