A car chase in San Gwann has led to the arrest of man suspected of being involved in a drug-trafficking ring. The man is being held for further investigations.
The incident took place at 11.30am. It is understood that the Drug Squad had been keeping an eye on the man and following his movements. It appears that when the police tried to stop the man, he drove away at speed in an attempt to avoid the police.
The assistance of Rapid Intervention Unit Police was also sought. The Police gave chase and airborne warning shots were also fired to try to stop him. The man tried to drive into police cars and other vehicles in St Julian’s Road, where he was eventually arrested and detained for questioning.
Drug squad police continued with the search of the suspect’s car and have even seized a bag for further investigation.