Taranaki homicide: Man charged with murder

A 55-year-old man has been charged with murder in relation to an incident at a property in Korito yesterday.  He's due to appear in New Plymouth District Court tomorrow.  Police are not looking for anyone else in relation to this and enquiries are ongoing.  If anyone has any information that can assist with the investigation... Continue Reading →

Guns, meth and cash seized in Waverley

Police executed a search warrant at an address in Waverley yesterday morning with the assistance of Armed Offenders Squad staff. As a result of the warrant two firearms, ammunition, methamphetamine, cash and a large number of cannabis plants were located. A 36-year-old man was arrested and charged with unlawfully possess firearm, unlawfully possess ammunition, possess methamphetamine, possess... Continue Reading →

3 Taranaki cops charged with manslaughter

Police have today filed charges of manslaughter against three Police officers in the New Plymouth District Court. The charges relate to the death of a 55-year-old man who died while in custody at the Hawera Police Station in the early hours of 1 June 2019. The charges allege that the officers were grossly negligent in... Continue Reading →

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