8 arrested in drug bust at St Thomas Bay establishment

Taqsima Relazzjonijiet mal-Komunità u l-Istampa, Korp tal-Pulizija (CMRU)

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Drug Squad police officers have arrested 8 people in their teens and early 20s after raiding an establishment in St Thomas Bay on Sunday afternoon.

The group of 8 includes 7 men who hail from Żejtun, Marsascala and Rabat and whose ages range between 18 and 22, as well as a 24-year-old woman from Birżebbuġa.

The police said that substances suspected to be cannabis and cocaine were found in their possession, along with drug paraphernalia. Police investigations also led them to carry out a search inside the Marsascala residence of one of the men, where suspected cannabis, heroin and cocaine was found, along with some cash.

Investigations are ongoing.