A 38-year-old New Grant man has been arrested and charged for possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking.
Dion Walters was held with 102 grams of cocaine during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the Southern Division.
During the operation, officers proceeded to Marac Village, Moruga after receiving a tip-off. A search was conducted and one shotgun along with 2.27 kilogrammes of marijuana were found in a bushy area. Additionally, 1,500 marijuana trees were found in the area and subsequently destroyed.
One rectangular block of plant-like material resembling marijuana was also discovered at Sixth Company Circular in Moruga.
The exercise was coordinated by Snr Supt Mohammed, Supt Nobee, ASPs Ali Mohammed and Williams, Insp Teeluck and Sgt Joseph. It was supervised by Sgt Baran, acting Cpl Phoolchan and included officers from the Southern Division Task Force and Canine Branch.
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