Christchurch Police conducting warrants today in relation to three serious assaults in March located and seized firearms and ammunition.
The firearms, a shotgun, rifle and AR-15-style semi-automatic, were located at one of the addresses.
Three men, two aged 28 and a 22-year-old, have been charged with offences related to the March 21 Victoria Street assaults and participating in an organised criminal group.
The 22-year-old man was also charged with firearms offences.
The investigation is on-going and more arrests are likely.
Issued by Police Media Centre