25 Jun 2010

26 arrested in drugs and burglary raids

12:27 pm on 25 June 2010

Police in the Western Bay of Plenty have arrested 26 people in an operation targeting the sale of drugs and stolen goods.

Search warrants were carried out on 30 properties.

More than 30 officers seized fishing gear, electronics and two cars in the operation on Wednesday. Cannabis was also seized.

Police say the operation will be repeated throughout the winter.