Nine people arrested with drugs and illegal firearms in their possession

Nine people have been arrested after drugs and illegal firearms were caught in their possession.

This was after the Samoa Police Force conducted raids at Vaitele-fou and Lolovaea.

The police have seized naroctics (methamphetamine and marijuana), illegal firearms as well as various expensive electronics, jewelries and cash totalling to $23,300 tala and AUD$20.

Samoa Police said the 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.”

Police Investigations continues.