Chaguanas man detained for drug possession

One man was arrested and quantities of cocaine, marijuana and TT and US currencies seized, by officers of the Central Division Task Force during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the Division yesterday.

The exercise, supervised by Snr. Supt. (Ag.) Hunte, Supt. Mystar and ASP (Ag.) Smith, was conducted on September 4th, during which the officers executed a search warrant at the Main Road, Chaguanas home of a 35-year-old suspect.

The search resulted in officers finding 49 grammes of cocaine, 89 grammes of marijuana and TT$56,933 and US$58 in cash.

The suspect who was in the house at the time of the exercise was arrested in connection with the finds.

The same party of officers also proceeded to a bushy area at Peter’s Field, where they conducted a search and found a plastic bag containing 1.3 kilogrammes of marijuana and 68 grammes of cocaine.

Investigations are ongoing. 

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