11 Mar 2015

American Samoa raid finds guns and drugs

9:15 pm on 11 March 2015

Police in American Samoa say they found guns and illegal drugs this week during one of the largest raids in the territory's history.

More than 30 officers raided of the Le Aute Sports Bar as part of investigations into a drive-by shooting of a police station in November and a second shooting which injured a police officer in December.

American Samoa police headquarters

American Samoa police headquarters Photo: Supplied

KHJ News reports some of the illegal items were found in the home of a person that was also raided.

More than 15 people taken into custody during the raid have been released however two adults are still in custody, a woman believed to operate the bar and her brother.

The raid was led by a task force the Police Commissioner had appointed to investigate the shootings and included an FBI agent.

Earlier two people had been charged in connection with the Leone substation shooting.