George William Hammersley got more than he expected when he sold ecstasy to his “new friend” at the Electric Avenues music festival – a trip to the Christchurch Courts.
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.
A Russian national arrested at Christchurch Airport 10 months ago has admitted importing 5kg of the class B drug Ecstasy into New Zealand.
Two men from Russia and a Ukrainian woman have been charged after authorities allegedly found 5kg of MDMA – commonly known as ecstasy – in a suitcase at Christchurch International Airport.
A street-level drug dealer offering to supply Ecstasy was actually selling party pills, the High Court at Christchurch was told at his sentencing.