Crime & Court

Four People Arrested For Being In Possession Of Marijuana On Separate Cases In The Northern Division

In an early morning raid in Benau, a woman and a man were arrested for allegedly breaching social gathering restrictions and a search conducted by officers led to the discovery of dried leaves and seeds believed to be marijuana in their possession and smoking apparatus.
25 Apr 2020 15:04
Four People Arrested For Being In Possession Of Marijuana On Separate Cases In The Northern Division

Four people were arrested yesterday in the Northern Division as the focus on drug operations continues in all five policing divisions.

In an early morning raid in Benau, a woman and a man were arrested for allegedly breaching social gathering restrictions and a search conducted by officers led to the discovery of dried leaves and seeds believed to be marijuana in their possession and smoking apparatus.

In a separate case, a joint operation conducted by Police and the Land Transport Authority resulted in the arrest of two men who were searched at a checkpoint at Bagasau.

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The two were travelling in a bus which was stopped at the checkpoint and officers noticed them acting in a suspicious manner and conducted a search whereby large plastics containing dried leaves believed to be marijuana was allegedly found in their bag.

All the seized substances have been sent for analysis and all four remain in custody as investigations continue.



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