Tuesday 29 September, 2020

Two charged for marijuana trafficking in Operation Strike Back

Two male suspects were arrested and charged for possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking, during an Operation Strike Back 2 exercise conducted in the Port of Spain Division on Friday night.

Officers of the Port of Spain Division Task Force were on patrol in the Sea Lots area when Cpl Wight, PC George and PC Mungalsingh spotted a white Nissan Tiida with two male occupants acting in a suspicious manner.

The vehicle was stopped and searched and four blocks of compressed marijuana weighing 2.152 kilograms was found and seized.

The occupants; Tosshawn Abraham, 24 of Ortoire Village, Mayaro and Sylvester Fraser, 55 of Pierreville, Manzanilla were arrested and taken to the Besson Street Police Station and charged for the offence of possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking.

The exercise was coordinated by ACP Williams, Snr Supt Ramdeen, Supt Simon, Supt Rampath, ASP Cumberbatch and supervised by Inspector McGuirk and Sgts. Alexander and Lucas.

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