30 Apr 2020

Mongrel Mob member charged for having weapon, obstructing medical officer

2:15 pm on 30 April 2020

A Mongrel Mob member is due to appear in court today after being charged for having a restricted weapon and obstructing a medical officer.

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Photo: RNZ / Richard Tindiller

The 34-year-old man was stopped by police on Cotton Street in Hamilton.

They say he had a high powered taser, ammunition, methamphetamine utensils and more than $10,000 in cash.

Detective Inspector Graham Pitkethley says some people have been continuing illegal activity, even during the nation wide lockdown.