Former top cop pleads not guilty to drug charges

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Mike Blowers. Photo / Ron Burgin
Mike Blowers. Photo / Ron Burgin

Former Northland police officer Mike Blowers has pleaded not guilty to charges that he supplied methamphetamine and cannabis and also stole methamphetamine.

Michael David Blowers, 43, appeared in the High Court at Whangarei today where he denied three charges laid by the Crown.

Blowers is charged with supplying the Class A drug methamphetamine to a woman between June 1, 2011 and June 31, 2012, as well as a charge of supplying the Class C drug cannabis to the same woman during the same period, and a third charge of stealing methamphetamine on or about October 19, 2011.

Blowers was still a serving police officer when the offences were alleged to have been committed. He is no longer employed by the police.

Blowers was remanded on bail for callover in the court on November 28.

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