Monday 30 March, 2020

Two men to face court after drugs, guns seized in Diego Martin

Two men are expected to appear before a Port of Spain Magistrate on Friday, after they were held with a loaded firearm and a quantity of marijuana.

The two, who are both aged 24, were arrested during a police exercise by officers of the Western Division Task Force.

The officers were conducting routine police exercises in the Diego Martin district around 11:45 am on Thursday, when they had cause to stop and search a vehicle with two men along Hillview Road, Industrial Estate, Diego Martin.

The search resulted in a firearm and a quantity of compressed marijuana.

The gun is said to be a Smith and Wesson pistol loaded with four rounds of 9 mm ammunition and the drugs are said to be comprised of 12 packets of compressed marijuana with a total weight of 1.6 kilogrammes.

The drug has an estimated street value of TT$ 16,000.

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