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Saturday, July 20, 2024

LDEA ARRESTS 33-YEAR-OLD MAN IN KAKATA FOR NARCOTICS POSSESSION

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KAKATA, MARGIBI COUNTY — The Liberia Drug Enforcement Agency (LDEA) has made a significant arrest in its ongoing efforts to combat the spread of illegal narcotics in the region. Samuka Sandoe, a 33-year-old resident of the Sugar Hill Community in Kakata, was apprehended by the Margibi County detachment of the LDEA.

Sandoe was found in possession of various narcotic substances, including Kush and Tramadol, during a routine operation conducted by the LDEA. The arrest highlights the persistent issue of drug abuse and trafficking within the county and the agency’s commitment to curbing this menace.

The LDEA’s Margibi County Commander, speaking on the condition of anonymity, confirmed the arrest and provided details about the substances seized. “Samuka Sandoe was caught with significant quantities of Kush and Tramadol, which are illegal and highly dangerous substances. This arrest is part of our broader strategy to eliminate drug trafficking networks operating within Margibi County,” the commander stated.

The arrest of Sandoe is a testament to the LDEA’s proactive measures and ongoing surveillance efforts. Residents of the Sugar Hill Community and surrounding areas have expressed their relief and support for the agency’s actions. “It’s about time the authorities take strong action against these drug dealers who are destroying our community,” said a local resident who preferred to remain anonymous.

Following his arrest, Sandoe was taken into custody and is expected to face charges related to drug possession and trafficking. The LDEA has indicated that the case will be thoroughly investigated, and Sandoe will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. This case is likely to serve as a deterrent to others involved in the illegal drug trade.

The LDEA has also used this opportunity to call on the public for greater cooperation and vigilance. Community members are encouraged to report any suspicious activities or individuals suspected of involvement in drug trafficking. The agency has emphasized that public support and collaboration are crucial in the fight against drug-related crimes.

The arrest in Kakata is part of a broader crackdown on narcotics by the LDEA, which has intensified its operations across the country. Recent months have seen several high-profile arrests and drug seizures, reflecting the agency’s determination to address the growing drug problem.

As the case against Sandoe progresses, the LDEA has reassured the public that it will continue to work tirelessly to ensure the safety and well-being of communities in Margibi County and beyond. The agency has reaffirmed its commitment to dismantling drug networks and preventing the spread of narcotics.

The arrest of Samuka Sandoe by the LDEA’s Margibi County detachment underscores the ongoing challenges posed by drug trafficking and the vital role of law enforcement in combating this issue. The community’s response and the agency’s steadfast efforts highlight the importance of collective action in creating a safer and drug-free Liberia.

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