29 Aug 2008

Two arrested after Tasman P lab raided

7:13 am on 29 August 2008

Police have raided a methamphetamine laboratory in a small settlement near Nelson.

About 40 staff, including P-lab specialists from Auckland and Wellington, were involved in the operation, in Wakefield.

Equipment and chemicals have been seized.

A 37-year-old woman and a 32-year-old man have been arrested.

Detective Inspector Brett Greer says it's concerning that three young children were living in the houses.

He says other arrests are possible.