123 suspected drug offenders arrested, drugs worth $220,000 seized
The Central Narcotics Bureau arrested 123 suspected drug offenders, and seized drugs worth about $220,000 in a four-day island-wide operation that ended on Friday.
Drugs seized included about 127 grams of heroin, 315 grams of "Ice", more than 10,000 Erimin-5 tablets, almost 500 Ecstasy tablets and more than 1,000 grams of ketamine.
The operation was conducted in areas like Circuit Road, Balestier Road and Clementi.
In one case in Yishun on Tuesday, a 41-year-old suspected drug trafficker was arrested. Through a search, they found more than $1,000, and about three small packets and 46 straws of heroin weighing a total of about 43 grams, with a street price of more than S$4,600. Two drug abusers, aged 33 and 36 who were seen with him were also arrested in Yishun.