Tag: drug importation

Meth and ecstasy imports admitted

April 19, 2018 | By More
Meth and ecstasy imports admitted

An unemployed Christchurch man pleaded guilty to four charges of importing methamphetamine and ecstasy by mail during May and June 2016.

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Shouting, swearing ends meth importation trial

April 11, 2018 | By More
Shouting, swearing ends meth importation trial

A jury was hurriedly ushered from a Christchurch courtroom when the man they had just convicted of drug importation began shouting in the dock and a woman in the public gallery joined in.

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Couriers jailed after airport ecstasy bust

February 28, 2018 | By More
Couriers jailed after airport ecstasy bust

Russian and Ukrainian men who imported ecstasy worth $2 million through Christchurch Airport have been jailed for five years nine months, with speculation remaining about the drug’s final destination.

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Time added to long jail sentence

February 26, 2018 | By More
Time added to long jail sentence

A Christchurch judge has added four months to the 11-year six-month jail term that a 33-year-old Christchurch man is already serving for drug offences.

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‘Unwitting’ drug couriers dealt with by court

February 19, 2018 | By More
‘Unwitting’ drug couriers dealt with by court

A couple say they were unwitting drug couriers when they flew into Christchurch with 5kg of Ecstasy worth $2 million in a suitcase on April 6 last year.

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Russian man admits drug importation

February 9, 2018 | By More
Russian man admits drug importation

A Russian national arrested at Christchurch Airport 10 months ago has admitted importing 5kg of the class B drug Ecstasy into New Zealand.

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Phone-use bail condition for meth importation accused

February 7, 2018 | By More
Phone-use bail condition for meth importation accused

A strict phone-use condition has been imposed on two men charged with importing methamphetamine with a street value of $50 million from Mexico, as they are released on electronically monitored bail.

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Denial on meth importation charge

December 18, 2017 | By More
Denial on meth importation charge

A second man has denied a charge of importing methamphetamine from Mexico in an airfreight consignment of safety lights.

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Denial over meth importation charge

December 4, 2017 | By More
Denial over meth importation charge

One of the two men charged with importing 49 kilograms of methamphetamine from Mexico pleaded not guilty to his charges in the Christchurch District Court.

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Suppression lifts on meth importation accused

November 20, 2017 | By More
Suppression lifts on meth importation accused

Name suppression has lifted on two men charged with a $50 million methamphetamine importation from Mexico, and they have been remanded in custody again.

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