Police destroy $14M in marijuana in Biche. Photo courtesy The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS).
Police have continued with marijuana eradication exercises in Biche.
Officers of the Eastern Division found and destroyed marijuana trees and dried marijuana worth an estimated $14,649,000.
The exercise, which was coordinated by Snr. Supt. (Ag.) Andy Belfon and included officers of the Organised Crime and Intelligence Unit and the Air Support Unit, was conducted between 7:30 am and 2:00 pm on Friday.
The officers discovered four marijuana fields on approximately nine lots of land, which contained a total of 14,300 fully grown marijuana trees.
The officers also found 34.09 kilogrammes of dried marijuana.
The trees and dried marijuana were subsequently destroyed.
Investigations are ongoing.
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