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American, Indonesian arrested in West Nusa Tenggara, for allegedly consuming, selling drugs

  • Panca Nugraha

    The Jakarta Post

Mataram   /   Mon, April 1, 2019   /   01:11 pm
American, Indonesian arrested in West Nusa Tenggara, for allegedly consuming, selling drugs Indonesian suspect MR, 24, (left) and American CS, 46, (right), point out the confiscated drugs at West Nusa Tenggara Police headquarters on March 31. (JP/West Nusa Tenggara Police)

 

An American and Indonesian were arrested for allegedly consuming and selling marijuana and crystal methamphetamine on Gili Trawan Island, West Nusa Tenggara province. 

“The two suspects were arrested on Saturday night in Gili Trawangan. One of them is American," West Nusa Tenggara Police spokesman Adj. Sr. Comr. Purnama SIK said on Sunday in Mataram, West Nusa Tenggara.

The American has been identified as CS, 46, while the Indonesian is an East Lombok resident, identified as MR, 24. They were arrested in a house on Jl. Ikan Todak, Gili Trawangan, Pemenang district, North Lombok.

"During the raid, the police’s narcotics directorate found drugs," Purnama said.

Police seized two boxes containing 10 grams of marijuana each, one box of 4 grams of marijuana, a plastic bag containing 1 kilogram of marijuana and a box containing 200 grams of marijuana.

A scale, aluminum foil, magic mushrooms, cigarette filters, 13 sacks of meth, two plastic pipettes, one bong and money allegedly obtained from selling drugs were also seized during the arrests.  

Police are continuing their investigation into the case.