A woman has been charged with more than 50 drug-related offences following a search at Wellington on Tuesday, including 20 counts of supply prohibited drug, and was refused bail to appear in court on Wednesday.
As part of ongoing investigations into drug supply in the area officers from Orana Mid-Western Police District executed a search warrant at a home on Reid Street, at about 9.20am on Tuesday morning.
During the search police seized electronic items, cannabis seed, drug paraphernalia and a substance believed to be methylamphetamine, also known as ice.
Officers also seized power tools suspected of being stolen, with all items to undergo forensic examination.
A 54-year-old woman was arrested at the home and taken to Wellington Police Station, where she was charged with 53 offences.
They included those 20 counts of supply prohibited drug, with 17 more counts of that in small quantity, 10 more of indictable quantity and one of commercial quantity.
She was also charged with five counts of supply prohibited drugs on an ongoing basis and owner/occupier knowingly allow use as drug premises.