Source: New Zealand Police (District News)
Two men will appear in the Hutt Valley District Court this morning following a significant Police operation in Upper Hutt overnight.
The two men, aged 34 and 39, were allegedly responsible for a burglary to an Upper Hutt business premises just after 11.30pm.
Our staff were able to react quickly and trace a vehicle allegedly used by the men to a Gibbons Street property.
With the assistance of police dog units and the Armed Offenders Squad, a cordon was put in place around the Gibbons Street house.
The men were taken into custody just after 1am.
A search of the address located a firearm, drugs and stolen property.
The men have been charged with offences including burglary. Other charges are being considered.
Issued by Police Media Centre