Wednesday 28 October, 2020

Venezuelan national, 28, charged with possession of narcotics

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Photos of Trinidad and Tobago Police Service

A Venezuelan national is expected to appear before a Couva Magistrate on Thursday charged with possession of narcotics.

Elias Dellan, 28, who is in the country illegally, was arrested by officers of the South Western Division (SWD), during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the California, Couva district, around 2.30 pm on Wednesday.

Acting on information, the officers found the suspect in possession of 5.7 kilogrammes of narcotics in the district.

The drug has a street value of approximately $60,000.

The charge was laid by Cpl Carter of the SWD. The exercise was coordinated by Snr Supt (Ag ) Brandon John and included Insp Simon and Sgt Breddy, also of the SWD. 

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