Syn­thetic drugs bust

Manawatu Standard - - News -

A man has been ar­rested in Levin for sup­ply­ing syn­thetic drugs and pos­sess­ing al­most 4 kilo­grams of ma­te­rial used to make the drug. The 26-year-old man was ar­rested on Tues­day af­ter po­lice found drug ma­te­rial, 56 rounds of ammunition and a pump-ac­tion shot­gun at his Manakau prop­erty. De­tec­tive Sergeant Karen Heald said the ‘‘sig­nif­i­cant’’ amount of drug ma­te­rial had an es­ti­mated value of $100,000 once man­u­fac­tured into syn­thetic drugs. The man has been charged with sup­ply­ing a psy­choac­tive sub­stance and will ap­pear in the Levin District Court to­day.

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