Tuesday 16 October, 2018

Three held with weed in casino car park

An anti-crime exercise in San Fernando on Sunday led to the arrests of three men and the seizure of a quantity of marijuana.

According to reports, officers of the Southern Division Task Force were on mobile patrol in La Romaine when they received information which took them to V’s Casino carpark, at Union Hall, Cross Crossing.

There, the officers had cause to search two vehicles; a silver Toyota Hilux and a blue Hyundai Elantra.

The search resulted in the discovery of two transparent packets containing 1.06 kilogrammes of marijuana being found in the Elantra, while 523 grammes of the drug were found in the Hilux.

The drugs have an estimated street value of $16,000.

The driver of the Hilux, a 27-year-old man of La Brea and the two male occupants of the Elantra - a 47-year-old and a 32-year-old, both of San Fernando, were arrested in connection with the find.