Alleged fuel bandits in court today

Add a comment

Three men will appear in Tauranga District Court today after allegedly being caught siphoning fuel from vehicles used in the Tauranga Eastern Link project.

The three local men, aged in their 20s, were apprehended charged with theft after reports that men were siphoning diesel from vehicles and machinery parked on Bell Rd, Papamoa.

The men were arrested after being found in the area about 10pm yesterday, Tauranga police Senior Sergeant Carl Purcell said.

The vehicles belong to contractors working on the New Zealand Transport Agency's TEL project, construction of a major highway better linking the area to the eastern region.

- Bay of Plenty Times

Have your say

We aim to have healthy debate. But we won't publish comments that abuse others. View commenting guidelines.

1200 characters left

© Copyright 2015, APN New Zealand Limited

Assembled by: (static) on production bpcf04 at 27 Feb 2015 12:47:36 Processing Time: 623ms