The CNMI Drug Enforcement Task Force has arrested two Chinese and seized a dozen grams of methamphetamine along with digital scales, packaging materials and drug paraphernalia.
During the early morning hours on Feb. 22, the CNMI Drug Enforcement Task Force (CNMI DETF) executed a search warrant at a residence in China-Town.
Upon searching the home CNMI DETF officers recovered 12.8 gross-grams of methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, digital scales, and packaging materials. The drugs seized have a street value of about $8960.00.
Each suspect is facing charges of possession of a controlled substance and trafficking of a controlled substance. Both suspects were arrested pursuant to an Arrest Warrant issued by Superior Court Judge Joseph N. Camacho. Their bail is set at $100,000 (U.S. dollars) each.
The task force consists of officers from the CNMI Department of Public Safety, CNMI Division of Customs Service, and the CNMI Department of Corrections
The investigation remains ongoing by the CNMI Drug Enforcement Task Force. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Crime Stoppers hotline at 234-7272 or visit www.nmicrimestoppers.net.