Police Seize Illegal Weapons and Ammunition during Raid at Faleula-Uta

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A 44 year old male of Faleula-uta and Lalomalava was arrested last night during a raid of a home in Faleula-Uta.

Police Commissioner Sua Fuiavailiili Egon Keil who led the Tactical Operations Squad (TOS) said the house was suspected of being a drug location.

“Shoulder firearms, handguns and ammo were recovered;

“Weight scales commonly used to weigh narcotics, and smoke pipes also commonly used to inhale narcotics were also confiscated.

The Samoa Police displayed the items seized at a press conference this afternoon at police headquarters.

A number of unlawful weapons and ammunitions including seven pistols, nine rifles, .22 ammunitions and other illegal weapons were seized during the raid.

Other items used for the consumption and distribution of narcotics includer glass tubes and weight scales.

The suspect is well known to police and had been previously arrested for illegal weapons.

The accused will be remanded in custody until 24 August 2020 for court mention.

“The Samoa Police Service thanks the public for relaying information relating to narcotics and we encourage the public to continue informing the police with regards to any illegal activities occurring within their community”.

Please call police on telephone 22 222 ext 150, 151, 152 for assistance.

Working for a Safer Samoa.

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SAILIGA O FUALAAU FA’ASAINA

Ua taofiaina mai nei se alii 44 tausaga o Faleula-uta ma Lalomalava i le afiafi ananafi i le maea ai o se galuega o le sailia o fulaau fa’asaina i lona fale i Faleula-uta.

O lenei galuega sa fa’atinoina i le afiafi ananafi ma aumaia ai e Leoleo ni a’upega malosi aemaise o ni pulufana. E le gata i lea sa fa’apea ona mauaina ai ni vaega e fa’aaogaina mo le taumafaina aemaise o le tufatufaina o fualaau fa’asaina.

O lenei alii sa taofia muamua mai foi e Leoleo i mataupu lava tau a’upega malosi ma fualaau faasaina. O le taimi nei o loo taofia nei i lalo o le va’avaaiga a Leoleo e seia oo i le aso 24 Aukuso 2020 mo le valaauina o lana mataupu i le Fa’amasinoga.

E momoli atu ai le fa’afetai a le Matagaluega i le mamalu o le atunuu o loo fa’apea ona lipotia mai nei mataupu i le Ofisa o Leoleo. E tatalo atu foi ina ia fa’aauauina pea ona logoina mai le Matagaluega i mataupu faapenei i le telefoni 22 222 laina 150, 152 ma le 152.

Galulue fa’atasi mo se Samoa saogalemu!