Two Arrests Following Search Warrant In Lake Hawea

Jun 26, 2019
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Queenstown and Wanaka Police have arrested and charged two men following a search warrant at a Lake Hawea property.

A Customs dog, along with Police executed the warrant today, Wednesday 26 June.

Two firearms, $3700 in cash and two ounces of MDMA with an estimated value of around $17,000 was seized.

Police also located and seized 10 mature cannabis plants, Detective Senior Sergeant Malcolm Inglis said.

As a result of the search, a 29-year-old man has been charged with possession of MDMA for supply and a 28-year-old man has been charged with cultivating cannabis.

The 29-year-old is due to appear in the Queenstown District Court on Thursday 27 June.

The 28-year-old is due to appear in the Queenstown District Court on Monday 1 July.

Otago Lakes Central Police are continuing to target the suppliers of drugs within the community to prevent any ongoing harm to the community.

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