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Meth ring bust in Auckland

Published: 4:38PM Thursday June 28, 2007

Auckland police believe they have caught the pricipal offenders involved in a methamphetamine ring.

Fourteen people have been arrested in a South Auckland sting on more than a dozen houses, with police seizing thousands of dollars in cash, firearms, ammunition and a range equipment used to make P.

It was part of a police operation that began nearly five months ago, and involved 50 staff.

Detective Sergeant Brett Shields says they identified a lot more people than the 14 arrested, but believe they are the main offenders.

He says methamphetamine, cash, firearms, ammunition and drug making paraphernalia were found at the properties.