Malta Police seize cannabis worth €2 million in 10 months

Police have revealed the true extent of Malta’s growing drug problem. New figures released by the force on Sunday show an astonishing 3 kgs of cocaine were seized by officer in the past 10 months. Other drugs taken off the streets include 457 kgs of cannabis, worth as much as €2 million. The market for […]

Drug addict mother from Sliema jailed for 20 months

A mother with a severe drug addiction has been jailed for nearly two years following a police raid at her home in Sliema. Juanita Grech, 53, admitted dealing in crack cocaine, heroin and cannabis when she appeared in court in Valletta. She issued a guilty plea after being arrested during a police drugs operation in […]

Police chief calls for heroin addicts to be give free drugs

Drug addicts should be offered free heroin, according to a police chief. Jason Harwin, of the National Police Chiefs Council in England, insisted the controversial measures were ‘evidence based’. He said they would have a ‘massive impact’ in stopping drug-fuelled crime and protecting members of the public. The assistant chief constable, who is based at […]

Malta Police tell drug crooks ‘there’s nowhere to hide’

Drug dealers have been told there’s no place to hide following a raid in Sliema. Four people were arrested after police searched a house in Amery Street in the early hours of Tuesday morning. While there, officers seized a haul of drugs believed to be cocaine and heroin. A spokesman for The Malta Police Force said: […]

Seven men arrested in Qormi drugs raid

Seven men have been arrested following a police drugs raid in Qormi. Officers discovered several packets of what is suspected cocaine and heroin in a garage in Triq il-Mejjilla. Police said officers from the Drug Squad, District Police, the Special Intervention Unit and the Canine Unit were involved in the operation on Tuesday night. Those […]