A total of 98 suspected drug offenders were arrested in the latest island-wide operation carried out by the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) from the morning of 10 September to the morning of 14 September 2018. The operation also saw the seizure of about 166g of ‘Ice’, 128g of cannabis, 82g of heroin, 22 Erimin-5 tablets and 11 ‘Ecstasy’ tablets.
2 This latest island-wide operation was supported by the Singapore Police Force and some of the areas covered included Ang Mo Kio, Balestier, Geylang, Hougang, Joo Chiat, Pasir Ris, Tampines, Toa Payoh, Woodlands and Yishun.
Youth drug trafficker arrested in Upper Thomson
3 In one of the cases during this island-wide operation, in the afternoon of 13 September, CNB officers arrested a 20-year-old male Singaporean suspected drug trafficker in the vicinity of Upper Thomson Road. The suspect was then brought to his rented unit in the same vicinity. Two other suspects within the unit refused to heed the lawful orders of the officers and forced entry was effected. The two suspects – a 16-year-old Singaporean female and a 22-year-old Malaysian male – were placed under arrest. From within the unit, a total of about 48g of ‘Ice’, 22 Erimin-5 tablets and seven ‘Ecstasy’ tablets were recovered. Three digital weighing scales and several improvised drug-smoking apparatuses were also recovered.
4 Investigations into the drug activities of all the arrested persons are ongoing.
CENTRAL NARCOTICS BUREAU
14 SEPTEMBER 2018
Photo (CNB): CNB officer conducting a search in a unit, in CNB island-wide operation from 10 to 14 September 2018.