Male arrested for possession of drugs

By Deidre Tautua-Fanene ,

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At the moment the police are continuing their investigations.

At the moment the police are continuing their investigations. (Photo: File)

A 45 year old male was arrested and charged by Police on Friday last week for possession of narcotics during the execution of a search warrant. 

This was according to the Police facebook page.

Police Spokesperson, Superintendent Logoitino Filipo confirmed the incident.

He told the Samoa Observer via email that the 45 year old male was a case from Fa’atoia during a police drug bust that was conducted in the area.

“The accused is being charged for possession of narcotics,” said Filipo.

“At the moment is remanded in custody to wait for his court appearance (today) on the 2nd October for mention.

“During the search, police seized a plastic bag of suspected methamphetamine and three smoking pipes.

“At the moment the police are continuing their investigations.

“However, we wish to acknowledge the public for their support in our fight against illicit drugs.”

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