Friday 18 October, 2019

Police seize $2.5 million in compressed marijuana in Mayaro

Police seized 246 kilograms of marijuana in an anti-crime exercise in the Eastern Division on Wednesday.

The drug has an estimated street value of TT $2,460,000. 

Acting on intelligence gathered by the Special Operations Response Team (SORT), officers proceeded to the coastal area surrounding Pt Radix, Mayaro and conducted a search during which the Air Support team found 16 large bales of compressed marijuana in a bushy area close to the shoreline.

Officers of the Eastern Division Task Force were directed to the area where they took possession of the narcotics.

The exercise was spearheaded by Snr Supt Andy Belfon, conducted by ASPs Doodai and Joseph and included Sgt Rampallard of the Air Support Unit, along with officers of the SORT and officers of the EDTF.

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