Five men arrested, drugs and cash confiscated

On Tuesday, September 17th at approximately 06.50 p.m. during a routine patrol by the Police Special Task Force (Zero Tolerance Team) in The Keys area, they saw three vehicles suspiciously parked on the side of the street.


The officers also saw several men sitting in these vehicles and they smelled a very strong scent of marihuana coming from the direction of the vehicles in question. The officers approached the vehicles in order to have them checked for illegal drugs and the occupants identified. During the investigation a considerable amount of cocaine and cash was found. In connection with this case five young men between the ages of 23 and 33 were arrested and taken to the Philipsburg Police Head Quarters where they are being held for questioning. The drugs, cash and vehicles in question were all confiscated for further investigation.