$100,000 in marijuana plants found in old cocoa house

Marijuana plants, with an estimated street value of $100,000, were discovered in an old cocoa house by Eastern Division officers, during an anti-crime exercise Toco.

The exercise, supervised by Cpl. Raphael and including officers attached to the Matelot and Toco Police Stations took place between 9:00 am and 12:00 pm, on September 4th in San Souci. 

According to police reports during the exercise, officers carried out searches of abandoned structures in the area, when they observed a quantity of marijuana hanging from the ceiling of an abandoned cocoa house at Maya Village, San Souci. 

All 32 pounds of the plant were transferred to the Toco Police Station where it was later destroyed. 

Enquiries are continuing. 

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