Monday 16 September, 2019

Pleasantville bar owner held with $130,000 in marijuana

A Pleasantville bar owner was held with approximately 13 kilogrammes of marijuana, valued at around TT$134, 600. 

According to a statement issued by the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS), Southern Division officers led an intelligence-driven operation on Thursday which led to the find. 

Officers of the San Fernando and Mon Repos Criminal Investigations Departments (CID) and Southern Division Task Force, executed a search warrant at the bar which is located along Pleasantville Terrace and found 23 rectangular packages containing marijuana inside the bar.

Police valued the find at an estimated TT$134,600,

The bar’s proprietor, 44-year-old Clint Beharry, was arrested and subsequently charged with possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking.

Beharry was scheduled to appear before the San Fernando Magistrates’ Court on Friday.

More as this story is updated. 

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