Archive for the 'Police' Category

Driver surrenders after armed police called to Palmerston North suburb

News from NZ Police
Caleb Kovaleski, the driver being sought in Palmerston North by the armed offenders squad, surrendered to police at approximately 4.15pm and was arrested and taken into custody. Read more »

Armed man robs Westpac Bank in Petone

News from NZ Police
The Westpac Bank on Jackson Street in Petone was robbed by an armed man just before noon today. Read more »

Peak-hour SH1 traffic delayed on Kapiti Coast after gas leak at Paekakariki

News from NZ Transport Agency at 4pm
A gas leak on State Highway One north of Paekakariki is causing significant delays both north and southbound between Plimmerton and Paraparaumu. Read more »

Wanted and dangerous: man who removed electronic bracelet

News from NZ Police

Police are seeking Lydon Keil who removed his electronic monitoring bracelet yesterday evening in Wainuiomata. Read more »

Hutt Police seeking Falcon Samuels

News from NZ Police

Hutt Valley Police are looking for Falcon Samuels, who is wanted to arrest for breaching his court release conditions. Read more »

Car brings down power pole in Lower Hutt, driver runs away

News from NZ Police
At approximately 12:24am on Sunday the driver of a Nissan Pulsar failed to stop for police and sped away on Oxford Terrace in Lower Hutt. Shortly after, the car crashed into a power pole on the corner of Oxford Terrace and Epuni Street. Read more »

High winds in Hawke’s Bay; trailer of truck blown over on SH5

News from NZ Police
All lanes on the Napier-Taupo Road are open again after the trailer of a truck was blown over in high winds this morning, blocking one of the lanes. Read more »

Man, 77, injured by two women who broke into his home, stole car

News from NZ Police
There was an aggravated robbery on Heretaunga Street East in Hastings early this morning. A 77-year-old man is in hospital with serious injuries following the robbery. Read more »

Sexual assault on Taranaki Street

News from NZ Police
Police received a call at approximately 5:40am this morning regarding an alleged sexual assault on Taranaki Street in Wellington. Read more »

Woman dragged into bushes and assaulted in Central Park

News from NZ Police
Police are investigating an assault on a woman in Central Park, Brooklyn at around 7:00pm last night. Read more »

Wellington man arrested for rape of Porirua woman in her home

New from NZ Police
Porirua Police have today made an arrest in relation to the sexual assault of a woman in Waitangirua last Friday. Read more »

“Stressful and humiliating:” IPCA finds Police unlawfully arrested Upper Hutt man

Press Release – Independent Police Conduct Authority
The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that Police unlawfully arrested an innocent man at his home in Upper Hutt on 23 January last year, after mistaking him for an offender they were seeking. Read more »

Man arrested after rooftop siege in Upper Hutt follows serious family violence

News from NZ Police
At 7am this morning Police responded to an incident in Upper Hutt, where a man had damaged property. The man was wanted in relation to serious family violence last night. Read more »

Police want help to find two stolen rings worth $11,000

News from NZ Police
Police are seeking the public’s assistance after two rings were stolen from a store in the Wellington CBD on Friday. The two rings have a combined value of over $11,000. Read more »

4.4 quake – like a car crash

Tonight’s Wellington earthquake was measured by GeoNet as having a magnitude of 4.4, and was categorised as moderate. Read more »

53 new police constables graduating at police college in Porirua

Press Release – New Zealand Police
Fifty three new constables from Wing 297 have completed their studies and will parade at the Royal New Zealand Police College (RNZPC) in Porirua on Thursday. Read more »

Before demolition, Owen Street apartments to be used for police training

Press Release – New Zealand Police
The Police Special Tactics Group will be conducting training exercises inside a Wellington apartment block over the next couple of weeks, in co-operation with Housing New Zealand. Read more »

Man wanted for domestic violence

Press Release – New Zealand Police
Kapiti Mana Police are looking for Stuart Campbell who has a warrant to arrest for domestic violence matters. Read more »

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