Major Meth Bust: 41 Arrested In Gisborne

Publish Date
Wednesday, 13 April 2016, 12:00PM

Police have arrested scores of people and seized nearly $4 million worth of property after a massive international meth drug bust on the East Coast.

Police say 41 people have been arrested following an eight month-long investigation into the methamphetamine trade in the Gisborne area.

Those arrested - including four Singapore nationals - are collectively facing 245 charges of importing a Class A drug, conspiracy to sell, selling and possession of methamphetamine for supply and cannabis dealing.

They appeared in the Gisborne and Auckland District Courts over the last nine days.

Others arrested included patched Black Power and Mongrel Mob members and several others with strong family ties to the gangs.

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