$400k in heroin, cocaine intercepted at Faleolo
Apia, SAMOA — Police confiscated heroin and cocaine tablets with an estimated street value of more than $400,00 Samoan tala from a passenger who arrived at Faleolo on Sunday, 21 July.
The 24-year-old female passenger who allegedly carried the tablets into the country, has been charged in connection with the incident.
This is according to a statement from the Samoa Police Service published Monday evening, 22 July.
Police said the accused is a 24-year-old Vietnamese female who travelled from Singapore via Fiji before landing in Samoa on 21 July.
Media sources in Samoa are reporting the woman claims she is a store owner in American Samoa but as of now her identity hasn’t been disclosed.