Three men have been arrested after they were caught manufacturing methamphetamine in New Brighton.
Police executed a search warrant at a New Brighton address at 11.30pm yesterday.
The men were located in a shed at the rear of the property, allegedly in the process of manufacturing the Class A controlled drug methamphetamine.
All three were arrested and appeared in the Christchurch District Court today on charges relating to possessing equipment and materials for the manufacture of methamphetamine.
A 36-year-old and a 40-year-old, both from Christchurch, were remanded in custody and will reappear on August 30.
The third man, aged 45, of Blaketown, West Coast, has been remanded on bail to appear on the same date.
Detective Senior Sergeant Brian Archer of the Christchurch Drug Squad, said a detailed forensic examination of the property is being carried out today.
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