Two people have been arrested after a police raid uncovered a hoard of drugs, firearms, ammunition and more than $10,000 in cash across two alleged hidden labs in Auckland.
Police from the National Organised Crime Group raided residential addresses in Mount Roskill and Parakai, along with a commercial premise in Newmarket this morning, a statement said.
Detective Inspector Julian Rinckes, said officers uncovered two alleged clan labs at the residential address, housing methamphetamine, firearms, ammunition and approximately $15,000 in cash.
“One of the firearms recovered was an AK-47 along with approximately 1500
rounds of ammunition, while two pistols were also seized.”
Two men were charged and will appear in court tomorrow.
A 45-year-old Mt Roskill man will appear in the Auckland District Court tomorrow on multiple drugs and firearms-related charges.
Another man, also aged 45, from Parakai will appear in the Waitakere
District Court tomorrow on multiple drug-related charges.
Inquiries are ongoing and further charges are likely to be laid, Rinckes said.
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