31-07-2014 01:30 AM | New Zealand

Local livestock rustling ring nabbed

An organised rustling ring has been dealt a significant blow after seven arrests in Hastings in the past week — and police say there are more to come.

Police arrested six men and one woman, and charged them with multiple offences relating to the theft and sale of livestock in the greater Hastings area during the last few months.

Charges under the Animal Products Act were also laid, which relate to offering to sell meat that was slaughtered in an unregulated environment.
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