Two Arrested, Synthetic Cannabis Seized In Search Warrant

Two people have been arrested and a large amount of
synthetic cannabis seized following a search warrant
executed in Taita this morning.

Officers at the
property also located cash.

A 28-year-old man and a
46-year-old woman have been charged with possession of a
psychoactive product for supply.

They are due to
appear in Hutt Valley District Court
tomorrow.

“Synthetic drugs are dangerous and cause
significant harm to users, their families and our
community,” says Detective Senior Sergeant Nick Pritchard,
Area Manager: Investigations for Hutt Valley
Police.

“Our continued focus is to hold those to
account who are manufacturing and supplying the community
with illicit drugs.

These people prey on those
struggling with addiction and are motivated by financial
greed.”

Police encourages anyone affected by drug
addiction to seek help through the Alcohol and Drug Helpline
on 0800…

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