Thursday 26 November, 2020

Drugs, cash seized in police operation

Seized by police on George St, Port of Spain

Seized by police on George St, Port of Spain

An estimated five kilogrammes of marijuana was found and seized in an abandoned building in Port of Spain yesterday. 

The find was made in an area along George Street, which is commonly used by several street vendors to store their goods. 

As a result, no one was arrested in connection with the find. 

The operation took place between 4pm and 8pm on Wednesday, and was led by Sgt Taylor, and included Cpl Thomas, PC Andrew, PC Taylor, PC Manley, PC Marcial, PC Hernandez, PC Reid, PC St Rose, PC Dowridge and WPC Haynes, among several others. 

In total, the officers found and seized 4.8 kilogrammes of marijuana. 

Additionally, PC Reid executed a search warrant at the home of a man known to them along Picton Street and found and seized a quantity of marijuana, as well as TT$4,070 in cash, hidden in a washing machine in the home. 

The suspect is expected to be questioned on the find. 

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