Meth, cash found in gang raid

Police have taken down an organised crime gang in Dunedin, seizing methamphetamine and $40,000 in cash.

A search warrant, involving two gangs, was carried out at a residential address yesterday.

Southern criminal investigation manager Detective Inspector Shona Low said a woman had been arrested, charged with several offences.

The woman would appear in the Dunedin District Court today.

Another gang associate had also been arrested for aggravated robbery and other drug-related offences and would appear in court next week.

Det Insp Low said police would not tolerate continued gang activity, including drug dealing and violence, which would harm communities already subject to an "extremely stressful" environment.

"This underlines our commitment to do everything we can to reduce the harm methamphetamine causes and ensure those who make and sell it are brought to justice and do not profit from their trade in misery."

 

Add a Comment

 

drivesouth-pow-generic-1.png

 

Advertisement

postanote_header_620_x_80.png

postanote_620_x_25.jpg

Our journalists are your neighbours

We are the South's eyes and ears in crucial council meetings, at court hearings, on the sidelines of sporting events and on the frontline of breaking news.

As our region faces uncharted waters in the wake of a global pandemic, Otago Daily Times continues to bring you local stories that matter.

We employ local journalists and photographers to tell your stories, as other outlets cut local coverage in favour of stories told out of Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.

You can help us continue to bring you local news you can trust by becoming a supporter.

Become a Supporter