26 Feb 2015

Seven arrests in drug operation

5:40 pm on 26 February 2015

Seven people have been arrested at the end of a two-month long drugs operation in Taupo and Tokoroa.

Five searches have been carried out on properties in Taupo and three men arrested.

In Tokoroa, police made a further five searches and two women and a man were taken into custody.

All face charges of supplying methamphetamine and cannabis.

The police said - apart from drugs - ammunition, cash and stolen property was also recovered.

They had not ruled out further arrests.