Crimebusters: Wanted this week

Last updated 05:00 01/08/2012
WANTED: Daravanh Luang-Saysy.
WANTED: Samuel James Juricevich.
WANTED: Junior Vaka.
WANTED: River Riley.
WANTED: Tarryn William Taylor.
FOUND: A kayak was found floating off Beachlands.
STOLEN: A boat taken from Whangaparaoa may have been stored in Auckland.

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A convicted methamphetamine dealer is wanted for breaching his parole conditions.

Daravanh Luang-Saysy is wanted by Counties Manukau police, who say he should be treated as dangerous and should not be approached.

He has links to organised criminal groups and police believe he has connections in the Otahuhu, Papatoetoe and West Auckland.

Anyone with information on Luang-Saysy's whereabouts can contact Counties Manukau police on 09 261 1300 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


A 30-year-old Auckland man is wanted for escaping police custody, failing to appear in court and failing to stop for police.

Avondale police are hunting Samuel James Juricevich, and urge anyone who knows where he is to contact them.

Anyone with information can call Sergeant Paul Loft of the Avondale Tactical Crime Unit on 09 820 5789 or email


Junior Vaka is wanted by Counties Manukau police for burglary and for links to nine other incidents, including aggravated robbery, assault with a Blunt Instrument and possession of an offensive weapon.

Police say Vaka is a prolific offender in the Mangere and Otahuhu areas. He should be treated as dangerous and should not be approached.

Anyone with information about Vaka can contact the Counties Manukau police west investigation branch on 09 259 1254 or 0274 711 722.

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Avondale police are looking for a 19-year-old man wanted for dishonesty offences.

River Riley has several warrants out for his arrest.

Anyone with information about Riley can call Sergeant Paul Loft of the Avondale Tactical Crime Unit on 09 820 5789 or email


Tarryn William Taylor is wanted for breaching bail. He is regarded as a priority offender who may be armed and he has connections in Mt Wellington and the central city.

He is 196cm in height and of medium build and has several tattoos. He has a letter W on his right shoulder and a Maori or Polynesian design tattoo on his left forearm.

Anyone ho knows where Taylor is can contact Constable Fiao'o Faamausili from Otahuhu police on 09 259 1254 or 027 705 4249.


Auckland's maritime police are looking for the owner of a kayak found floating off Beachlands last week. 

The kayak is described as a Clear Blue Hawai brand. It has a clear see-through acrylic hull with a blue canvas cover. 

Anyone who has knowledge of the kayak or owns it can call police on 0800 102 835.


Police believe a boat stolen from Whangaparaoa was stored in Auckland between February 2011 and April 2012.

Maritime police want information, particularly from managers of self storage facilities, who may have seen the Stabicraft 533 boat.    

When the boat was stolen it was painted red but at some stage after the theft it was repainted black. 

Anyone with information about the boat can call the Auckland maritime police on 0800 102 835.

Anyone who wants to give police information about any of the incidents above but wishes to remain anonymous can call 0800 Crimestoppers.

- Auckland Now

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