A 64-year-old Blenheim man who police suspected was dealing drugs and having sex with underage girls has been arrested and charged.
Police searched the man's home on Wednesday and found cannabis, methamphetamine, ecstasy and drug paraphernalia, along with photographic evidence of sexual offending.
The man was arrested and has been charged with a number of offences including dealing class A and class C drugs, sexual violation and unlawful sexual connection.
The man has been remanded in custody after appearing in Blenheim District Court on Thursday.
Police are continuing to investigate the matter and believe further victims may be identified.