Tonga Police seize methamphetamine, cocaine and cannabis in latest drug arrests

Three people have been arrested in the latest drug bust conducted by Tonga Polices.

The Drug Enforcement Taskforce arrested a 50-year old man from Fangaloto and a 22-year-old woman from Nukunuku from their vehicles that were parked in front of a shop in town, and seized 144.98 grams of methamphetamine, 43.59 grams of cocaine and 12.76 grams of cannabis.

Following the first arrest on Tuesday the Drug Enforcement Taskforce also searched the residence of the accused at Fangaloto and seized 85.91 grams of cannabis and drug utensils.

While the search was in progress, a visitor (a 50-year-old man from Hauloto) to the address was also arrested and police seized one pack of methamphetamine (0.35 grams) from inside his vehicle.

All three accused have been charged with the unlawful possession of illicit drugs and are in police custody while investigation continues.

Tonga Police said they are committed to disrupting the supply of drugs and preventing the harm this illegal trade supports.


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