Seizures at Faleolo Airport

July 2016 

  • A Customs Officer working during a flight from New Zealand detected 2 x cartons of fireworks inside a suitcase of a male passenger. These cartons were seized and transferred to the main office to be secured inside the Customs Bond.
  • A Customs Officer on duty at the Faleolo Airport detected an undeclared 1 x 12 gauge pump action shot gun concealed inside a bundle of mats by a passenger arriving from American Samoa. This firearms is currently in Customs custody.