Youth arrested in Birgu drug find

The young man was found in possession of substances suspected of being cocaine and heroin

Substances suspected of being heroin and cocaine were found in the man’s possession Credit: CMRU
Substances suspected of being heroin and cocaine were found in the man’s possession Credit: CMRU

A 23-year-old man who resides in Birgu was arrested by the police’s drug squad after he was found in possession of substances suspected of being cocaine and heroin.

Police said that the young man was arrested in St Lawrence Street, Birgu on Sunday afternoon.

A search in the man’s car yielded a considerable number of packets containing the drugs ready to be trafficked.

Police said the drug squad had been following the man’s movements for a number of days.

The youth is being held at the Floriana lock- up, with police investigations ongoing.

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