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Major Drug Bust In Bali Intercepts Stash Set For New Year’s Eve

Bali Police have released details of one of their most successful drug busts of the year to date. Badung Police have intercepted a drug dealer in South Bali who had received a hefty shipment of narcotics set for distribution and sale during the end-of-year holidays. Police have announced the arrest of 40-year-old Andi Prayitno in …

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American Tourist Arrested On Arrival For Trying To Smuggle Drugs Into Bali

An American tourist has been arrested on arrival in Bali after airport police discovered he was attempting to smuggle drugs into the country. The man, known by his initials ANR is 36 years old. He is believed to have traveled to Bali for a vacation, but he is now on course to spend much longer …

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Bali Lawyers Plea Australian Arrested On Major Drug Charges Is Addict In Need Of Support

On 5th September 2022, Bali Police arrested 51-year-old Australian Jeff Walton at I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport. Walton was found in possession of Class A drugs and was immediately bought into police custody for further questioning. Walton, a diving and surfing instructor, landed in Bali from Vietnam. His story has hit international headlines today …

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Investigation Launched By Bali Police As Tourist Dies Within Days Of Arrest

Bali Police has launched an investigation into the death of a Peruvian woman just days after her arrest. The woman, known only by her initials VVRDP, died in Sanglah Hospital on the evening of Thursday 11th August. Due to the nature of the incident, Bali Police only publicly announced the case once the post-mortem results …

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American Teacher Arrested At Bali Airport For Illegal Vape Stashed In Camera Bag

Bali Police have arrested an American school teacher at I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport. The 37-year-old, with initials JJB, was arrested for carrying marijuana vape e-liquid into Indonesia hidden in his camera case.  During a press conference the Airport Police Chief AKBP Ida Ayu Wikarniti accompanied by the Head of Customs at Ngurah Rai, …

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Bali Yoga Teacher Arrested On Series Of Drug Charges

Police in Bali has arrested an Indian man who has been working on the island as a yoga teacher. 32-year-old Samarth Karwal was arrested on Friday 5th August August for possession of marijuana. Karwal was arrested in the car park of the Indomaret on Jalan Raya Kerobokan. An investigation is underway and police have shared …

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Brazilian Student Arrested For Carrying Drugs Into Bali

The Indonesian Narcotics Police in Bali are being kept busier than they would like in recent weeks with a series of serious drug busts and a fugitive kingpin still at large. Although some recent arrests are being considered unlinked, there has been an increase in drug-related arrests in the past few weeks.  On Tuesday 28th …

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Ex-Bali Police Officer Arrested During Drug Raid And Caught Trying To Burn Evidence

Bali’s Jembrana Police Department has arrested and charged an ex-police officer with serious drug offenses. I Ketut LW, aged 39, was a serving police officer for Jembrana until he was fired in 2016. He was fired on the grounds of deserting his post.  Jembrana Police Narcotics Sergeant AKP I Komang Renta, told local reporters on …

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Bali Police Collaborate With Interpol To Search For Australian Fugitive

Police in Bali has released details of an investigation launched in April in partnership with Interpol to arrest an Australian drug lord who is responsible for bringing millions of dollars of drugs into Bali. The dealer, known only by his initial ‘A’ was identified as a drug gang leader by Bali police after they arrested …

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Indonesia Narcotics Agency Will Maintain Zero Tolerance On Drugs In Bali

Indonesia’s National Narcotics Agency (BNN) has launched an anti-drugs awareness campaign with a ‘Smash on Drugs’ International Table Tennis Tournament. The event, held at Udayana University in Badung on Sunday 21st June was operand by the Head of the BNN General Petrus Reinhard Golose.  General Golose took the opportunity to speak to the press about …

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Bali Expat Arrested On Drug Charges During 7-Day Police Sting Operation

A 43-year-old man, known to the press only by his initials TN, has been arrested for being in possession of drugs in Bali. Police have shared that the man comes from Japan and has been in Bali for over a year. He entered the country on a tourist visa and is said to be a …

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7 Arrested For Drugs In Bali Including Serving Military Officer

Indonesia is well known for its zero-tolerance of drug abuse and this month in Bali has been no exception. In a statement released by Tabanan Police this week, seven suspects have been arrested and charged with offenses related to drug abuse including the possession of methamphetamine in May alone. The seven suspects are all from …

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