Thursday, 6 July 2006 - 3:02pm |

Police operation ends with 12 in court

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Canterbury Police have terminated a two month operation this week. 12 people have appeared in the Christchurch District Court on Wednesday 5 July and Thursday 6 July charged with conspiracy to supply a class B drug, namely Ritalin and cannabis.

Approximately 17 addresses in Christchurch, Amberley and Hawarden were visited over the last two days. 56 police staff, including Photography and Specialist Search, and Customs dogs have been involved.

A substantial amount of property, believed to have been stolen, has been recovered from several city addresses. It includes new clothing, toys, household appliances and alcohol.

From a property in Hawarden, North Canterbury, the following has been recovered. Anyone who believes it may belong to them is asked to contact the operation on phone 03 363 7547.

Two 3 wheeler Honda motor bikes

one child's 50cc 4 wheel bike

a Maikita grinder

9 hp Honda generator

two galvanised steel house gates, approximately 11 ft long by 6ft tall

a Stihl chainsaw

a posthole borer

Some electrical fence equipment- Stafix

Inquiries are continuing says Detective Sergeant Michael EARL.