Three arrested during raid at Auckland's 'Daktory'

File photo / NZ Herald
File photo / NZ Herald

Three people have been arrested during a police raid at "The Daktory" in West Auckland last night.

Waitakere police executed a search warrant at the property on Delta Avenue, New Lynn, about 6.30pm.

Police said 15 people were at the address at the time and a search of the property was carried out.

More than $3000 in cash and quantities of cannabis marked for sale in display jars were found.

A large assortment of drug paraphernalia and loose cannabis was also seized.

Police said two men and a woman were arrested and charged with various drug related offences, including possession of cannabis, possession of a Class C controlled drug for supply, possession of a Class B controlled drug for supply, permits premises to be used for the purposes of offending against the Misuse of Drugs Act 1975, and possession of drug related utensils.

The trio will appear in the Waitakere District Court later today.

Waitakere Police area commander, Inspector Steve Kehoe, said people in the area had expressed concerns about drug activity in the area, and police will act wherever drug offending is taking place.

"These seizures will significantly impact on local cannabis consumers for some time and we will continue to investigate all reports of this nature," Inspector Kehoe said.

In March "The Daktory", a so-called cannabis club, was raided after members posted online they were selling cannabis from a vending machine.

Four arrests were made on that occasion, and large quantities of cash and cannabis seized.

- Herald Online staff

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