Multiple Arrests Made In Relation To Drug Offences In Hawkes Bay
Detective Senior Sergeant John McCarthy:
Over the past few months the Eastern
District Organised Crime group has
conducted a significant operation targeting targeting the sale and supply of
methamphetamine in the Hawke’s Bay area.
The operation culminated in a series of search
warrants being executed this
week with the assistance of the Armed Offenders Squad.
A number of people have
been apprehended including patched members of the
Mongrel Mob or close associates, and charged with a raft of drug dealing and
related offences including participating in an Organised Criminal Group.
As a result a 59 year old
male appeared in Hastings District court today and
has been remanded in custody, a 36 year old male and a 62 year old female
will appear in Hastings District court tomorrow, and a 35 year old female
who appeared in court last week, was also remanded in custody.
Senior Sergeant John McCarthy says methamphetamine
significant harm in the community and Police will continue to target those
involved in its sale and supply.