11 Dec 2013

Big methamphetamine bust in King Country

7:34 pm on 11 December 2013

Police say they have made a significant dent in the illicit drugs trade after raids in King Country.

Two properties in Otorohanga and a rural address near the town were searched and more than 700 grams of methamphetamine valued at over $300,000 was found on Wednesday.

Police also seized methamphetamine manufacturing equipment, cannabis, ammunition and a small amount of cash.

A meth lab was found on one of the properties.

A 42-year-old woman and a 50-year-old man have been arrested.