Police seized methamphetamine with approximate street value of TOP$10,000

Thursday, 02 August 2018 09:01

02nd August, 2018 Police arrested a 34-year-old man with 10.38 grams of methamtphetamine packed ready for sale this morning Wednesday 1st of August 2018.

A search warrant was executed at his residence in Hofoa early this morning at around 5:30am. Police seized the illicit drugs along with cash, electronic devices and Tongan fine mats.

Estimated street value of the methamphetamine seized is TOP$10,000.

A/CSP Siosifa Latu, Acting Commander at the Central Police Station says, “As demonstrated by this arrest, we continue to focus on capturing and prosecuting those responsible for the harm these destructive drugs cause to youths, families and our community.

We encourage anyone who may have information about drug related offending to contact their nearest Police station or contact 23417 or 922.”

The suspect is in police custody while investigation continues.


For further Inquiries please contact: Telesia Adams, Tonga Police Media & Communication Officer, Tonga Police Headquarters, Longolongo; – Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it phone (676) 23 323 EXT. 125