27 Aug 2016

Women charged over Bay of Plenty burglaries

10:31 am on 27 August 2016

Two women have been charged over a spate of burglaries of motels and holiday baches throughout the Bay of Plenty.

The arrests took place after police carried out a search warrant at a house in Whakatane yesterday.

The pair face charges over 10 burglaries since February this year, in Taupo, Ohakune, Rotorua, Whakatane, Ohope and Waihau Bay.

A large amount of bedding, furniture, household appliances, food and cash was stolen, worth about $10,000.

The women were due to the appear in Whakatane District Court today.