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Source: New Zealand Police (National News)

To be attributed to Inspector Renée Perkins, Kāpiti-Mana Area Commander: 

Two men have been charged following an incident in Tītahi Bay today.

The incident unfolded when police officers were in Tītahi Bay this afternoon to undertake a search warrant.

At around 2pm, officers stopped a vehicle nearby. While officers were speaking to the occupants of the car, a firearm was observed.

One man was arrested at the scene and a firearm was recovered. The second man was arrested a short time later. 

A 33-year-old man is facing a range of charges, including unlawful possession of a firearm and unlawful possession of ammunition.

A 25-year-old man has been charged with breach of bail.

Both men are scheduled to appear in Porirua District Court tomorrow, 12 July.


Issued by Police Media Centre.