Tuesday 22 September, 2020

Police seize $65K worth of marijuana in St Joseph

Packaged marijuana with an estimated street value of TT$65,000 was found by officers of the Central Division Major Crime Unit during an anti-crime exercise in the Northern Division on Monday.

Acting on intelligence gathered, a party of officers went to a bushy area along Acono Road, Maracas, St Joseph where a search was conducted and resulted in the discovery of a large black garbage bag.

Checks revealed that the bag contained 12 brown packets each containing marijuana.

The drug weighed 6.5 kilogrammes.

The exercise was coordinated by acting Snr Supt Seepersad of the Central Division and was supervised by Sgt Deosaran.

Inquiries are continuing.

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