10 Jun 2010

Pukekohe search yields drug, cash, firearm

9:26 pm on 10 June 2010

Police in Counties Manukau have arrested a man and seized tens of thousands of dollars in cash and a firearm, following a drugs bust in Pukekohe.

Detective Senior Sergeant Dave Lynch says officers searched a property in the Buckland area on Thursday and located methamphetamine and utensils used to make the Class A drug.

He says $30,000 was also located.

A 39-year-old man has been arrested and faces four charges, including possession of methamphetamine for supply.

He is due to appear in Pukekohe District Court on Friday.