27 Jan 2010

Eight under arrest after drug raids by police

5:35 pm on 27 January 2010

Eight men have been arrested after police in Auckland seized $270,000 of high-grade cannabis from their properties.

Officers carried out search warrants in South and West Auckland on Tuesday and found 12kg of cannabis and $10,000 in cash.

Those arrested are aged between 27 and 65. They face a number of charges including the possession, possession for supply and cultivation of cannabis.