$280,000 marijuana field destroyed in Moruga

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 11:30

A marijuana field was destroyed by police during a police exercise yesterday. The following is a press release by the TTPS:


Marijuana trees valued at $280,000 were destroyed by officers of the Southern Division Task Force, during a marijuana eradication exercise in the Moruga district, yesterday.

The exercise, which included officers from the Organised Crime and Intelligence Unit and the Air Support Unit, was conducted between 6:00am and 1:00pm, on Tuesday 24th October, 2017.

Officers proceeded to a forested area, approximately two miles off Figarie Trace, Moruga, where they found a camp with 30 fully grown marijuana trees.

The trees and the camp were subsequently destroyed

. No arrests were made in connection with the find.