Operation Trojan Defend: Extra firearms and medicines seized

Unexplained death in Taita, Lower Hutt early on Sunday 26th January 2020.  A Police cordon and crime scene invetsigation tent were in place Monday 27th January 2020.

2021-06-11 13:11:13

Extra firearms and medicines have been seized in connection to worldwide organised crime investigations.

Unexplained death in Taita, Lower Hutt early on Sunday 26th January 2020.  A Police cordon and crime scene invetsigation tent were in place Monday 27th January 2020.

Picture: RNZ / Patrice Allen

Police say a search warrant, executed at a storage locker in Manukau in Auckland, uncovered six revolvers, a glock pistol, an Uzi submachine gun and ammunition.

Half a kilogram of methamphetamine, unidentified tablets and a Head Hunter gang patch and clothes had been additionally seized.

A 27-year-old man has appeared in courtroom charged with unlawfully possessing the firearms.

Police mentioned that as of at present, greater than $5 million in property and money had been seized and 36 folks arrested in relation to the investigation.

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