Police Make Six Drug Related Arrests at Faatoia

"Meth is a highly addicted drug that destroys not only the person consuming it but also corrodes the very fabric of communities, including our vulnerable youth,"

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The Samoa Police Service continue their pursuit to keep Samoa free of illegal substances and criminal activity with six arrests made over the weekend at Faatoia.

Responding to questions from Samoa Global News, Police Commissioner Su’a Fuiavailiili Egon Keil confirmed that guns and drugs were confiscated from a residence in Faatoia where police had responded to a report of Domestic Violence.

“We responded to an incident of Domestic Violence and found what appears to be crystal meth and cannabis, as well as two firearms,”

“A handgun and a homemade compact firearm that shoots .22 calibre rounds were found and confiscated.”

The Police Commissioner said more arrests are expected as investigations continue into additional suspects.

“Meth is a highly addicted drug that destroys not only the person consuming it but also corrodes the very fabric of communities, including our vulnerable youth,” said Su’a Fuiavailiili.

“It has no place in Samoa, or anywhere else;

“We will not slow our pursuit of arresting and prosecuting those who are involved,” assured the Samoa Police Commissioner.


Sina Retzlaff