Samoa Police, Prisons & Corrections Services arrested nine individuals (8men and 1 woman) yesterday evening (Tuesday 27 July 2021) as a result of police raids conducted at Vaitele-fou and Lalovaea.
SPPCS seized naroctics (methamphetamine and marijuana), illegal firearms as well as various expensive electronics, jewelries and cash totalling to $23,300 tala and AUD$20. Electronics and jewelries are believe to be used to trade for narcotics.
One of the individuals arrested is a deportee and others are known to police as persons of interest. This matter was reported to SPPCS initially as a domestic violence case with victims coming forward with information pertaining to firearms and narcotics.
Investigations are continuing.