Saturday 5 December, 2020

Cops seize close to $500,000 in marijuana

Photo courtesy: The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS).

Photo courtesy: The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS).

A police exercise in Sangre Chiquito on Thursday night led to the discovery and seizure of 68 packets of marijuana with a street value of close to half a million dollars.

The operation was carried out by officers of the Eastern Division Task Force between Thursday and Friday, and included officers of the Valencia and Sangre Grande Criminal Investigations Department.

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During the exercise, officers proceeded to Caigual Road, Sangre Chiquito where they conducted a search of a bushy area.

The lawmen discovered 68 packets of marijuana hidden in four white containers.

The narcotics weighed 46.2 kilogrammes with an estimated value of $462,000.

A bullet proof vest was also discovered during the exercise. 

 

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