142 Arrested in CNB 11-Day Island-Wide Operation

03 Aug 2018

            A total of 142 suspected drug offenders were arrested in the latest island-wide operation carried out by the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) from the morning of 23 July to the morning of 3 August 2018.  The operation also saw the seizure of about 118g of ‘Ice’, 89g of heroin, 295g of New Psychoactive Substances (NPS), 14 ‘Ecstasy’ tablets, 10 Erimin-5 tablets and a small amount of cannabis.

          This latest island-wide operation was supported by the Singapore Police Force and some of the areas covered included Ang Mo Kio, Bukit Merah, Geylang Bahru, Jurong, Sembawang, Toa Payoh, Woodlands and Yishun.

Poly-drug trafficker arrested in Sembawang

          In one of the cases during this island-operation, in the afternoon of 25 July, CNB officers arrested a 45-year-old male suspected drug trafficker in a unit in the vicinity of Sembawang Drive.  Two other suspected drug abusers – a 50-year-old female and a 62-year-old male – were also arrested within the unit.  All three suspects are Singaporeans.  A total of about 36g of ‘Ice’, 10g of heroin and 12 ‘Ecstasy’ tablets were recovered from within the unit.

          Investigations into the drug activities of all the arrested persons are ongoing.



3 AUGUST 2018

Photo (CNB): Arrested drug suspect and assorted drug paraphernalia, in CNB island-wide operation from 23 July to 3 August 2018.

NR - 3 Aug 2018