Crimebusters: Wanted this week

Last updated 15:34 28/08/2012

STOLEN: Copper machinery components worth $500,000 were stolen from Glenbrook Steel Mill.

WANTED: Police want to speak to the driver of a white truck near the Ormiston Rd crash scene.
WANTED: This man is wanted in relation to a recent burglary.
WANTED: Police want to find the owner of this car seen speeding in Manurewa.

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Copper worth more than $500,000 has been stolen from a South Auckland steel mill.

Fourteen pallets of purpose engineered copper components were stolen from the Glenbrook Steel Mill between Friday August 17 and Tuesday August 21.

This equipment is critical for the primary operations plants needed to operate the machines at the mill.

It was believed to be brought in from overseas and could take more than a year to replace.

Anyone with information about the theft or attempted distribution of the copper can call Pukekohe police on 09 237 1700.


Police are appealing for witnesses to a crash involving a police car that killed a mother-of-four.

Liku Onesi, 47, was killed when a police car heading to an emergency job on Ormiston Rd, Otara, crashed into her and her husband Sione's vehicle last week.

Sione suffered arm injuries and was discharged from hospital last Wednesday.

Police want to speak to the driver of a medium sized white truck.

The vehicle was stationary at the intersection of Ormiston and Preston roads at about 8.40am when the accident happened.

Inspector Gary Davies is investigating the accident as is the Independent Police Conduct Authority.

Anyone with information related to the accident is asked to call Counties Manukau Police on 092611321.


Mt Wellington police are hunting a man wanted for a recent burglary in the area.

His image was caught on CCTV and police as anyone who knows who the man is to contact Constable Richelle Gwynne on 09 5267328 or 0800 NABBED.


Police want to find the owner a car seen speeding in South Auckland earlier this year.

It was seen speeding in the Manurewa area on Thursday, March 1.

Anyone with information about the distinctive vehicle can call Counties Manukau police on 261 1300.

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