Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search

 

Three arrested for drug related offending in Huntly

Three arrested for drug related offending in Huntly

Please attribute to Inspector Andrew Mortimore, Waikato West Area Commander:

Three people have been arrested after Police carried out two search warrants at an address in Huntly west and a rural Huntly property early this morning.

At the rural Huntly property Police located evidence of the manufacture of methamphetamine, class A and class C drugs, and a number of firearms.

The occupants, a 35 year-old man and a 27 year-old woman, were arrested.

The man has been charged with manufacturing methamphetamine, possession of equipment to manufacture methamphetamine, possession of material to manufacture methamphetamine, possession of precursor substances to manufacture methamphetamine and breach of bail.

The woman has been charged with manufacturing methamphetamine, possession equipment to manufacture methamphetamine, possession of material to manufacture methamphetamine and possession of precursor substances to manufacture methamphetamine.

They will appear in court in Hamilton later today or tomorrow.

Police are continuing to carry out a scene examination at the address and at the conclusion of this, more charges may be laid.

At the Huntly west address Police located evidence that cannabis was being grown at the property.

The occupant, a 54 year-old man, has been charged with cultivating cannabis, possession of equipment to cultivate cannabis and possession of class C utensils.

He has been bailed to appear in court at a later date.

We are confident today’s arrests will help to stem the supply of drugs to people in Waikato West communities.

Police is committed to preventing further harm and antisocial behaviours by holding people involved in the manufacture and supply of drugs to account.

Drugs have no place in our community, they destroy the lives of the users, as well as harming their whanau, friends and wider circles.

We encourage anyone with information on the manufacture and supply of illicit drugs to contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Gordon Campbell: On Thompson+ Clark, And Russia’s FIFA World Cup

Daily, the coalition government keeps running into examples of the toxic legacy left behind by National – and just as regularly, even the simple fixes are proving stubbornly difficult to enact. Take the case of the security firm Thompson + Clark, which has been employed – time and again - by state agencies over the past decade, to spy on (and provide security against) ordinary New Zealanders engaged in lawful forms of protest. More>>

 

HiveMind: Fair Enough? How Should New Zealanders Be Taxed?

Have Your Say! Scoop and PEP invite you to share your issues, ideas and perspectives on the NZ tax system with other New Zealanders using Scoop’s HiveMind tool. This Tax HiveMind is intended to complement and feed into the review being run by the Government-appointed Tax Working Group (TWG), which is looking at the fairness, balance and structure of the tax system with a 10-year time horizon. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On The GCSB’s Security Hang-Up With Russia

So our GCSB has chimed in, alongside its British, Australian and US allies, with warnings about a “fresh wave” of Russian cyber attacks, although the warning has been curiously framed. More>>

ALSO:

PM's Europe Trip: CHOGM & Bilateral Meetings

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is in urope for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in London and meetings with counterparts in Paris and Berlin. More>>

ALSO:

Hit And Run: AG Gives Approval For Inquiry

Attorney-General David Parker has today announced a Government Inquiry will be held into Operation Burnham and related events. The operation undertaken in Tirgiran Valley, Afghanistan, ... More>>

ALSO:

Addressing Climate Change: No New Offshore Exploration Permits

The Coalition Government is taking an important step to address climate change and create a clean, green and sustainable future for New Zealand, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced today. More>>

ALSO:

Road Safety Summit: Actions To Improve Identified

The Local Government Road Safety Summit held last week identified actions that will lead to lasting changes to road safety in New Zealand, says Associate Transport Minister Julie Anne Genter. More>>

ALSO:

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL
 
 

Featured InfoPages