Police say two people have been arrested after cash and methamphetamine were located in a crashed vehicle near Mount Bruce yesterday.
According to police, a speeding vehicle, travelling north toward Eketahuna, failed to stop for them on State Highway 2 yesterday afternoon.
"Police did not pursue and the vehicle was found crashed in a shallow culvert a few minutes later," police said in a statement this evening.
"Cash and methamphetamine, worth up to $450,000, was located nearby."
Police say a 21-year-old man and a 22-year-old woman have been charged with possession of methamphetamine for supply.
The man was also charged with a range of driving offences.
Both appeared in Masterton District Court today and were remanded in custody to reappear on Friday 23 April.
Investigations are ongoing.