6 Arrested for Suspected Drug Trafficking Activities

08 Sep 2021

In the latest drug busts by Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) officers on 7 September 2021, four Singaporean males aged between 22 and 55, and two Singaporean females aged 22 and 35 were arrested for suspected drug-related activities. A total of about 2,804g of heroin, 109g of ‘Ice’, 225g of cannabis, 212 ‘Ecstasy’ tablets and fragments, and five Erimin-5 tablets were seized during the operations that took place in multiple locations in Singapore. The drugs seized are estimated to be worth more than $222,000.

Arrest of one subject in the vicinity of Buangkok Crescent

2.         In the late afternoon of 7 September, CNB officers arrested a 37-year-old Singaporean male at the void deck of an apartment block located in the vicinity of Buangkok Crescent. A search was conducted on him, and three bundles containing about 1,873g of heroin were seized from him. A search conducted on the 37-year-old male’s vehicle further recovered about 1g of ‘Ice’, 1g of cannabis, and various drug paraphernalia. He was subsequently brought to his residence in the same apartment block, where a search of the unit was conducted. Three packets containing about 8g of heroin and various drug paraphernalia were recovered. 
 
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Three bundles containing about 1,873g of heroin recovered from the vicinity of Buangkok Crescent in a CNB operation on 7 September 2021.

Arrests of four subjects in the vicinity of Edgefield Walk

3.     In the same afternoon, a separate party of CNB officers arrested a 22-year-old Singaporean male at the ground floor lift lobby of an apartment block located in the vicinity of Edgefield Walk. A search was conducted on him, and two packaged parcels containing about 29g of ‘Ice’ were seized from him. The 22-year-old male was escorted to his vehicle, where a 22-year-old Singaporean female who was waiting inside the vehicle was also arrested. 

4.         In another follow-up operation conducted in the evening at the same apartment block located in the vicinity of Edgefield Walk, CNB officers arrested a 55-year-old Singaporean male at the void deck. The 55-year-old male was subsequently brought to his residence in the same apartment block, where a 35-year-old Singaporean female was arrested therein. A search of the unit was conducted, and a total of 67 packets and 49 straws containing about 923g of heroin, 32 packets containing about 73g of ‘Ice’, 212 ‘Ecstasy’ tablets and fragments, five Erimin-5 tablets and various drug paraphernalia were recovered. 

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Photos 3 and 4 (CNB): A total of 67 packets and 49 straws containing about 923g of heroin, along with various drug paraphernalia, recovered from a residential unit in the vicinity of Edgefield Walk in a CNB operation on 7 September 2021.

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Photo 5 (CNB): ‘Ecstasy’ tablets and fragments, and materials believed to be used in the packaging of drugs, recovered from a residential unit in the vicinity of Edgefield Walk in a CNB operation on 7 September 2021.

Arrest of one subject in the vicinity of West Coast Road


5.         In a follow-up operation conducted in the evening of the same day, CNB officers also arrested a 48-year-old Singaporean male in the vicinity of West Coast Road. A search was conducted on the 48-year-old male’s vehicle, and a total of three packets containing about 6g of ‘Ice’, five packets containing about 224g of cannabis, and various drug paraphernalia were recovered.
 
6.      Investigations into the drug activities of all the suspects are ongoing. The total amount of 2,804g of heroin seized is sufficient to feed the addiction of about 1,335 abusers for a week.


CENTRAL NARCOTICS BUREAU

8 September 2021