Cannabis accused remanded

21:47, Sep 19 2012

An Opunake man faced four drug charges when he appeared in New Plymouth District Court yesterday.

Jason Kenneth Cragg, 26, unemployed, appeared before Judge Max Courtney on charges of possessing methamphetamine for supply, selling methamphetamine, selling cannabis and possessing cannabis for supply.

Police allegedly found 4.38 grams of methamphetamine valued up to $4300, and 7.7g of cannabis worth $175 during a search of his Opunake home this week.

Cragg was remanded in custody by Judge Courtney to reappear on September 27.

Meanwhile, Opunake's Raymond Thomas Taylor, 24, faced charges of aggravated burglary when he appeared.

Taylor allegedly took cash from the Opunake Club Hotel on September 13, while armed with a weapon.

He was remanded in custody to reappear on October 11.


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