Police have seized 12 duffle bags containing marijuana at Caribbean Bottlers Limited along the Churchill Roosevelt Highway in Tunapuna.
According to initial reports, employees of the company discovered the drugs in a container they were offloading and immediately contacted the police. Police said 13 duffel bags in all were found hidden behind the container, which was full of soft drinks.
Police are still on the scene at this time.
This is the fourth major drug bust in recent weeks.
Last week police seized $3.8 million worth of marijuana and cocaine at an apartment at Regent Gardens, Westmoorings. Prior to that, they seized in $3 million marijuana at a house at North Valsayn on November 25 and $2 million worth of marijuana and high-powered weapons and ammunition at an apartment building in Cunupia on November 9.
More on this as information comes to hand.
Reporter: Rhondor Dowlat