Monday 13 July, 2020

Labourer held with marijuana

One man was arrested and a quantity of marijuana seized by officers of the Pinto Police Post, during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the Pinto district on Thursday night.

During the exercise, officers had cause to stop and search a red Nissan Latio motor vehicle with one male occupant along Train Line Road, Arima.

The search resulted in three plastic packets containing 1.7 kilogrammes of marijuana and a quantity of cash being discovered inside a black shoebox.

The driver; a 34-year-old labourer of Palm Court Drive, Arima was arrested in connection with the finds.

The drug has an estimated street value of TT$17,000.

The exercise was coordinated by ACP McDonald Jacob, spearheaded by Supt. (Ag.) Curtis Paul, and supervised by Sgt. Michael Lewis.

Investigations are ongoing

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