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Police make quick arrest of Northland man

Police make quick arrest of Northland man

Please attribute to Detective Senior Sergeant Rhys Johnston:

Police have charged a 25-year-old Northland man with Cruelty to an Animal, following the death of two hunting dogs over the weekend.

The man was brought into the Kaitaia Police station last night by family members.

Following an interview with local detectives, he was charged with a number of offences relating to the theft of a Toyota Hilux vehicle which was later set alight while the hunting dogs were contained within a dog box on the rear tray.

The man also faces charges of Arson and Unlawful Taking of a Motor Vehicle.

Detective Senior Sergeant Rhys Johnston said, “The Broadwood community will no doubt be reassured by the quick result in this case. Police take matters such as this very seriously and understand it is very upsetting for the not only the local community but the wider community too.”

The man is due to appear in Kaitaia District Court later today.


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