Raids uncover drugs, guns, stolen car in Hokitika

Two men have been charged. Photo credit: Newshub.

Two men have been charged after armed police raided rural Hokitika properties.

Police said they found "a firearm, along with a cut-down air rifle and a quantity of cannabis plants". A stolen vehicle was found a short distance away.

A 48-year-old man was arrested and will face court on charges relating to firearms, drug offences and breaching a protection order.

A second search warrant carried out at another rural Hokitika address uncovered more guns and cannabis.

A 35-year-old man was charged and will face court on Monday.


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