DRUG BUST

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Po­lice have ar­rested 13 peo­ple in­clud­ing a patched Hells An­gels mem­ber they claim are be­hind a P and co­caine drug ring. The po­lice op­er­a­tion ended on Wed­nes­day with the ar­rest of seven men, and a sin­gle seizure of 750 grams of co­caine and $81,000 in cash. The in­ves­ti­ga­tion had been run­ning in Auck­land for sev­eral months. Street value of the to­tal drugs seized was about $300,000, po­lice said. They said two of the peo­ple they ar­rested Wed­nes­day were ar­rested for the sec­ond time in a month. De­tec­tive Se­nior Sergeant Lloyd Sch­mid said the co­caine seized was a ‘‘sig­nif­i­cant find’’.

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