Throughout last night, Malta Police Force conducted operations as part of its effort against criminal activities, most prominently against drug trafficking, organised crime and irregular immigration.
The effort was a collaborative effort between various sections of the police force, which began after 2000hrs and finished by around 0100hrs.
The effort was focused on establishments, stables and residences in Marsa, Ħamrun and Naxxar.
After many days of investigations and observations on residences in Triq il-Ġerrejja in Marsa, police surrounded a stable which was allegedly being used for the sale of drugs.
Police found a man, who was arrested, and through searches on site, found 385 packets of cocaine, 250 packets of heroin and 45 packets of synthetic cannabis, all ready for sale.
A considerable amount of cash was also found, as well as a motorcycle which was reported stolen, iron knuckles, a knife, cctv cameras, mobiles and many other items.
Another operation took place concerning irregular immigration, with 67 living in the country illegally being arrested. They were taken to the Detention Centre and the repatriation process was started.
Another arrest in relation to prostitution was also conducted, with €4,600 in cash being confiscated. Another Naxxar residence search found €10,500 in cash, a number of branded clothes, jewellery, mobile phones and two vehicles.