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If you have any information that you think may
be useful to Police about the ''Incidents of
note'' featured here or something else, you
can call in confidence to the Marton Police
Station on 327 6555, the Hunterville Station
on 321 9111 or the Bulls Station on
322 2020. -- Constable Richard Gower,
I know each week I
comment about poor
behaviour fuelled by
Again this week, police
have received numerous
calls to disorder and
It is the party'' season
with school holidays and
Christmas coming up
but there is no excuse for
the loutish behaviour
exhibited by some of the
citizens of Marton this
Mostly they are young people who after a few
drinks appear to think they are bullet-proof.
Marton staff had to attend an out-of-control
birthday party this week.
It is a sad fact, that not only were there
about 100 kids drunk and out of control but
that the constable on duty was abused by the
parents in charge of the mess.
I guess most of the offenders will not read
this warning in the paper and it will be their
friends and families reading about them in my
Parents and caregivers please educate your
young ones that while alcohol can be enjoyed,
there are perils of consuming too much booze.
Adults, too, you are not immune to becoming
a victim of too much booze.
Please take care and have a wonderful safe
This week in crime
Some occurrences attended by the Marton,
Hunterville and Bulls Police over the last
week: domestic incident (2) assault (2) disorder
(6) suspicious behaviour (3) burglary (1) wilful
damage (2) trespass (2) motor vehicle crash (1)
missing person (1)
Incidents of note
A window was smashed by an intoxicated
youth at the Adobe Motel in Marton.
There has been too much alcohol fuelled dis-
order and too many breaches of the local liquor
An intoxicated driver crashed her vehicle on
State Highway 3 near
Duddings Lake on
A serious assault was
attended by police at
Turakina on December
11.Another was attended
at an out-of-control
drunken party on
Pukepapa Rd, Marton,
on December 11.
A third, which was
domestic related, was
attended in Marton on
A number of youths were trespassing on the
old Lake Alice hospital site.
A number of incidents have been reported to
police at Hunterville in the Poukiore area.
If you have any further information please
contact Constable Gower at the Marton Police
An 18-year-old Wanganui male -- wilful dam-
A 30-year-old Marton male -- historic theft.
Two 18-year-old Marton males -- both for
breaching court bail conditions.
A 24-year-old Marton male -- breach of the
local liquor ban area.
A 41-year-old Porirua female -- assault.
A 20-year-old Marton male was processed for
breath alcohol returning a positive result of
461 micrograms of alcohol per litre of breath.
A 31-year-old Wanganui female who, after
crashing her car, was processed for breath
alcohol, returning a positive result of 989
micrograms of alcohol per litre of breath.
ON DISPLAY: Bulls Toy Library secretary Tania Smyth and librarian Ali Banks sort toys onto new
shelving purchased through a Bulls and District Lions Club grant.
Photo: DENISE GUNN
Easy access for tots
By DENISE GUNN
A grant from the Bulls and District Lions
Club has provided new shelving for the Bulls
Bulls Toy Library secretary Tania Smyth
said new shelving has allowed space for
many of the toys that were previously stored
in boxes to be placed on display.
The Lions Club purchased the shelves on
our behalf and donated them to us,'' said Mrs
Smyth. Lions Club members also assembled
Librarian Ali Banks said the new shelving
makes it easier for members to see what toys
Because Mrs Banks will be leaving Bulls
in the New Year, the toy library is looking for
a new librarian. Those interested in taking
up this position can email the Bulls Toy
Library at Bullstoylibrary@live.com.
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