News from NZ Police
Wellington Police have executed three more search warrants since the clan lab bust at an inner city apartment in Chews Lane on Friday morning. Police have searched three more inner city addresses and seized and searched four vehicles. These searches have resulted in more than a million dollars worth of crystal methamphetamine being seized along with $30,000 cash.
Three men and a woman have been charged with methamphetamine-related offences. Two will next appear in the Wellington District Court today, with one facing a further methamphetamine-related charge. The other two will appear in the Wellington District Court on 28 March.
Detective Inspector Darrin Thomson says “These arrests are another blow to the methamphetamine supply chain in Wellington and are a continuation of our operations off the back of a two million dollar methamphetamine seizure in December 2013.”
“The public continues to be our eyes and ears and this discovery shows that it can happen anywhere. Information from the public ensures that the unlawful activity of such groups is brought to a stop. The community impact of methamphetamine continues to be a cause misery which preys on the vulnerable.”
The investigation team continue to gather evidence of this group’s offending which is now before the Courts.