A swarm of armed police descended on a Napier suburb to make an arrest.
Police attended a Tamatea property on Friday afternoon after reports a person of interest was at the address.
A 49-year-old man was taken into custody without incident.
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Armed uniformed police were visible in Westminster Avenue, and police also blocked off Glamorgan Ave.
He is expected to appear in the Hastings District Court tomorrow on a number of outstanding charges.
Police would like to thank the public for their patience while the operation was carried out.