Saturday 22 September, 2018

Almost half a million worth of cocaine washes ashore in Sangre Grande

Almost half a million dollars’ worth of cocaine was discovered in the Sangre Grande police district, after being washed ashore at a beach in the Fishing Pond area.

A resident of Flemming Road, Fishing Pond, reportedly saw the suspicious package wash ashore around 2:30 pm on Sunday.

The individual then reported the observation to an off-duty police officer who in turn conveyed the drug to the Sangre Grande Police Station.

The drug, which was wrapped in plastic, has an estimated street value of $480,000.

Investigations are continuing.

 

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