Monday 20 November, 2017

Six held for drugs in police exercises

Six persons are currently in police custody following exercises in Santa Cruz and San Juan last night.

According to police reports, the exercises took place between 9 pm on Friday and 3 am on Saturday.

They were led by DCP Persad and Snr Sup Sagramsingh, with assistance from Inspector James and Sgt Guelmo, among several others.

Acting on information received they made their way to known drug areas in the communities where they held suspects. Three were held for possession of marijuana for the purposes of trafficking, while two others were held for possession of marijuana. One man was held with a quantity of cocaine.

They are all expected to appear before a Port of Spain Magistrate on Monday.