A quantity of cocaine valued at approximately TT$4,160,000 was discovered by officers of the Western Division and Defence Force personnel, during a Joint Army-Police Patrol exercise in Carenage last night.
The exercise, spearheaded by Snr. Supt. (Ag.) Mark, included officers of the Carenage Police Station and was conducted yesterday.
According to police reports, during the exercise, officers proceeded to a boatyard, where they observed three male suspects acting suspiciously. Upon seeing the officers the men ran off.
A search of the area was made and resulted in officers finding 10.4 kilogrammes of cocaine, wrapped in 10 packets inside a black suitcase.
Investigations are ongoing.