Wednesday 14 November, 2018

Man held with weed at Palmiste home

A 26-year-old man from Palmiste was arrested for possession of marijuana during a police exercise in the area on Monday.

Officers of the Special Branch South executed a search warrant at the man’s Palm Villas, Block 1, home round 1:45 pm on Monday, where they found 24.1 kilogrammes of marijuana in 45 sealed packets and hidden inside two crocus bags and one purple handbag on the premises.

The drug has an estimated street value of $241,000.

The suspect who was in the house at the time the search warrant was executed, was arrested in connection with the find.

He is expected to be charged with possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking.