BREAKING NEWS
Missing Wairarapa children found safe ... more soon
Close

Arrests following cannabis find

Last updated 17:07 16/06/2014

Relevant offers

Crime

High speed cross-town run ends with crash Flogged bogs leave owners clueless Pauline Ngapiki Herewini jailed for two years for armed incident Police mark burgled streets with real estate sign lookalikes Family violence 'Judge's Packs' to inform more judges making bail decisions Marlborough woman shoots at young people with BB gun in Nelson Inner City Women's Group app to screen relationships for abuse Former priest jailed over historical sexual abuse of Wellington teenagers Sensible Sentencing Trust angered by manslaughter charge Teens charged after male stabbed on Tinder date

Two men have been arrested following the discovery of a large amount of cannabis by police responding to an armed incident in Waikanae this morning. 

Senior sergeant Anita Dixon said police are still searching for a 43-year-old man and the gun that was used in the incident, but do not believe there is any threat to the public. 

''One male [was] threatened with a pistol by two others. ''While completing searches looking for the outstanding male, a large amount of cannabis has been located and seized from an address,'' Dixon said.

Both men arrested are from Kapiti. A 63-year-old was charged with firearms offence, while a 46-year-old was facing cannabis charges and will appear in Porirua District Court tomorrow. 

Ad Feedback

- Kapiti Observer

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content