Final update: Eastern Bay of Plenty search warrants
Police have now arrested seven people as part of
Operation Notus II in the Eastern Bay of Plenty, following
the execution of a number of search warrants this
Along with methamphetamine and cannabis, 26
firearms and more than $21,000 in cash has been seized.
Three stolen Toyota Hilux utes were recovered from one
address in Kawerau, along with a number of power tools.
A stolen Toyota Hilux Surf and trailer were recovered
from another address.
Those arrested were scheduled
to appear in the Whakatane District Court this afternoon on
a range of methamphetamine, cannabis and firearms-related
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