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Falklands' police make arrest for suspected drugs offences

Wednesday, May 16th 2018 - 08:12 UTC
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Royal Falkland Islands Police station in Stanley Royal Falkland Islands Police station in Stanley

The Royal Falkland Islands Police would like to inform the public that, on the evening of Monday 14 May 2018, an arrest was made at Mount Pleasant Complex in connection with the possession of controlled drugs.

The individual concerned was a male contract officer and following an interview he has now been bailed pending further enquiries.

Superintendent Jeff McMahon said: “This arrest adds valuable knowledge to our increasing understanding of drug use within the Islands. RFIP will continue efforts to disrupt the supply of drugs and I encourage anyone with information to get in contact and enable us to further our efforts with this line of inquiry.”

If you have any information with regards to illegal substances in the Islands then please call the police on 28100. As this is an ongoing enquiry, more information will be provided at the appropriate time.

Categories: Falkland Islands.

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  • Juana

    England will return the Malvinas within 25 years.

    May 20th, 2018 - 01:15 am 0
  • DemonTree

    The 'Malvinas' will return the cocaine to England within 25 years.

    May 21st, 2018 - 09:39 am 0
  • Jo Bloggs

    Funny. All deadbeat Think wanted to talk about on the thread under CFK’s arrest was drugs-related arrests in the Falklands and on this thread about drugs-related arrests in the Falklands I can’t find him anywhere amongst all these posters scrambling for their say. I guess he was simply trying to divert people from his corrupt former First Lady.

    I say, throw the book at them all, make sure to go as high up the supply chain as possible, if the drugs came in on a fishing boat, ban it for life, even if it it’s a local company. What surprises me most about this is the number of people saying it’s about time these people got caught. Trust me, if I had evidence or even rumours of drugs peddlers/ pushers or users I would report what I had to the police.

    May 21st, 2018 - 09:28 pm 0
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