Police have arrested a 54-year-old man in a premise in Ma’ufanga yesterday April 23 for possessing methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.

The newly established Police Drug Taskforce seized 4.72 grams of methamphetamine, 23.03 grams of cannabis, drug paraphernalia and cash.

The accused has been charged with possession of illicit drugs.

Acting Chief Superintendent Tevita Vailea said: “As demonstrated by this second arrest by the Drug Taskforce, we are focused on capturing and prosecuting those responsible for the harm these destructive drugs cause to youths, families and our community.

We encourage anyone who may have information about drug related offending to contact their nearest Police station or contact 23417.”

The suspect remains in police custody while investigation continues.

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