In the latest drug bust by Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) officers on 10 December 2020, two Singaporean males, aged 55 and 63, were arrested for suspected drug activities. A total of about 2,993g of heroin, 58g of ‘Ice’, 59g of cannabis, 169 Erimin-5 tablets and two bottles of methadone were seized. Cash amounting to $1,783 were also recovered from the operation. The drugs seized are estimated to be worth close to $230,000.
2. In the late afternoon of 10 December, CNB officers raided the hideout of a 55-year-old Singaporean male at a residential unit in the vicinity of Serangoon Ave 2. The suspect had refused to comply with the lawful orders of the officers and necessary force was used to gain entry to effect the arrest. A search was conducted in the unit, and a total of 35 bundles and packets containing about 2,986g of heroin, 47g of ‘Ice’, 51g of cannabis, 149 Erimin-5 tablets and two bottles of methadone were seized. Numerous drug paraphernalia were also recovered from the unit.
Photo 1 (CNB) – Bundles of heroin seized from the hideout of a 55-year-old Singaporean male in the vicinity of Serangoon Ave 2 during a CNB operation on 10 December 2020.
3. In a follow-up operation conducted in the evening of the same day, a separate party of CNB officers raided a hotel room in the vicinity of Amber Road and arrested a 63-year-old Singaporean male for suspected drug trafficking activities. A total of about 7g of heroin, 11g of ‘Ice’, 8g of cannabis and 20 Erimin-5 tablets were recovered from the 63-year-old male. Numerous drug paraphernalia and cash amounting to S$1,783 were also seized.
Photo 2 (CNB) – Heroin and Erimin-5 tablets seized during a CNB operation on 10 December 2020.
4. Investigations into the drug activities of all the suspects are ongoing. The total amount of 2,993g of heroin seized is sufficient to feed the addiction of about 1,425 abusers for a week.
CENTRAL NARCOTICS BUREAU
11 December 2020