Police arrest Wairarapa man on serious charges
A 41-year-old man, wanted by Wairarapa Police for drug and
driving offences was arrested in Porirua yesterday.
man appeared in the Porirua District Court today, charged
with the unlawful possession of a firearm and other drugs
and driving offences.
Detective Sergeant Matt Wasson,
Wairarapa Tactical Crime Unit, says that Police would like
to reassure the Wairarapa community that serious offending
will not be tolerated.
“Police are committed to
disrupting organised crime in our community, and will not
hesitate to bring offenders before the courts,” says
Detective Sergeant Wasson.
“We will not allow
individuals to deliberately harm our community in order to
benefit financially or otherwise.
“Importantly, it takes
the wider communities assistance to combat organised crime,
and in Wairarapa we’re grateful to have our communities
Anyone with information about the sale and
supply of illegal substances in the community, or other
harmful activity, should contact their local Police station
on 105, or phone Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555
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