Three people have been arrested and charged after drugs raids on two tax allotments in Angahā and Futu in ʻEua yesterday Monday 18 September at about 1pm, Police said.
106 cannabis and a 12 gauge shotgun were seized during the searches.
Inspector Loluhama Fine said police were acting on information received from the public.
“A 35-year-old man from Angahā was arrested and charged with cultivation of illicit drugs and possession of unlicensed firearm.
“A couple from Futu both 39-years-old was also arrested and charged with cultivation of illicit drugs”, Fine said.
All accused remain in Police custody until Friday 22 September 2017.
“We would like to acknowledge the assistance of members of the public which led to the drug seizures yesterday. It only takes one call to disrupt the supply of drugs in your community and we encourage anyone who can provide information of drug dealing to contact Police,” Inspector Fine said.
Anyone with information can contact Police on 922, 23 417 or 25 147.