1 Sep 2010

Charges laid after drug haul seized at airport

10:39 pm on 1 September 2010

A Wellington woman has been remanded in custody charged with possession of more than $400,000 worth of methamphetamine and other drugs.

Susan Horrobin, 54, appeared in the Wellington District Court on Wednesday on four charges involving methamphetamine (also known as 'P'), Ecstasy, LSD and cannabis.

She was taken into custody at Wellington Airport after arriving on a flight from Auckland on Tuesday afternoon.

She will reappear in court for a bail hearing on Thursday.

Police say they seized nearly 400 grams of methamphetamine, and 100 Ecstasy tablets and 45 LSD tablets worth about $10,000.