The Malta Independent 19 May 2022, Thursday

Police drug inspections lead to two arrests

Saturday, 14 May 2022, 14:03 Last update: about 4 days ago

Two men were arrested by the police during inspections carried out in Paceville on Friday night, the police said.

In a statement, the police said that in a parking area in St George’s Road, the police stopped a man who was seen acting suspiciously.

He was found to be in possession of three sachets containing cocaine. Upon his arrest, the man tried to destroy the substance and was aggressive towards the officers.

Later, in St Augustine Street, the police noticed a man using cocaine outside an establishment. Noticing the officers, the man tried to destroy the drug, but he was arrested.

Searches on his person yielded cocaine, heroin, cannabis and ecstasy pills.


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