Drugs, guns found in Sangre Grande operation

Police have seized almost $1.5 million worth of marijuana in Operation Strike Back exercises.

During an exercise along North Oropouche Road in Sangre Grande today, officers conducted searches in a forested area in the district.

They discovered 231 packages of marijuana with an estimated street value of $1.34 million.

According to a statement from the Police Service, the same team of officers from the Eastern Division Task Force, CID and Canine Unit seized a crocus bag containing 34 packets of marijuana with an estimated street value of $154,000.

Seven revolvers, four pistols, several rounds of ammunition and military type camouflage jackets were also discovered.

Two people have been arrested.

Investigations are ongoing.


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