Tonga Police seize methamphetamine, firearm and bullets

Officers seized 4 packs of methamphetamine, one .22 rifle that was loaded, 53 live bullets and drug utensils during the arrest on Wednesday, 30 October 2019.

The accused was apprehended while driving a vehicle with two different licence plates, during an on-going drug operation by the Police Drug Enforcement Taskforce targeting drug dealers who sell drugs from vehicles.

A search of his residence at Nakolo also resulted in the seizure of 9.77 grams of cannabis.

Police have charged the accused with the unlawful possession of illicit drugs, firearm and ammunition.