The ratbags know that Police are stretched, they also know that dud and criminal friendly judges will apply just a light hand of justice.
Northland police are defending their handling of a youth crime spree in Kaikohe at the weekend.
Officers have made one arrest, after a gang of youngsters raided a liquor store on Friday night and a larger mob attacked the doors of the town’s Mobil service station.
Residents said today that youth crime, including car theft and burglary, was out of control in mid-Northland and had been for some time.
Kaikohe Community Patrol coordinator Tony Taylor said people were frustrated, but felt powerless to act.
“There’s nothing we can do about it,” he said. Read more »