Police officer among nine people arrested, charged with making and selling drugs

Press Release – New Zealand Police
Waitemata Police have today arrested and charged nine people following a lengthy investigation into serious criminal activity involving the manufacture, supply and distribution of hard drugs and other offending.

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The charges include:

• Supplying a Class A Controlled Drug
• Offering to Supply a Class A Controlled Drug
• Conspiracy to Supply a Class A Controlled Drug
• Conspiracy to Supply a Class A Controlled Drug
• Manufacturing a Class A Controlled Drug
• Conspiracy to Commit Aggravated Robbery
• Conspiring to Defeat the Course of Justice
• Accessing a Computer for Dishonest Purposes
• Participating in an Organised Criminal Group
• Possession of a Class A Controlled Drug
• Possession of a Class C Controlled Drug

Eight men, aged 25, 36, 39, 41, 42, 44, 49 and 59, and a 23-year-old woman, will appear in the Waitakere District Court on the charges this afternoon.

District Investigations Manager, Detective Inspector Bruce Scott, said the arrests were the culmination of a detailed investigation and reflected the Police’s commitment to reducing the harm caused by drugs in the community.

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