A quantity of marijuana and one shotgun were discovered by officers of the South Western Division Task Force Area West, during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the Cedros district, yesterday.
The exercise, coordinated by Snr. Supt. Deonarine Basdeo and W/Snr. Supt. Sharon Gomez-Cooper and including officers of the South Western Division Emergency Response Patrol Unit, was conducted between 8 am and 4 pm, on Wednesday 20th February, 2019.
During the exercise, the officers proceeded to a bushy area at Granville Extension, where they discovered 4.5 kilogrammes of marijuana, 500 small marijuana trees, two buckets each containing 4.5 kilogrammes of marijuana, 500 seedlings and one shotgun.
The drug has an estimated street value of $90,000.
The trees, seedlings and seeds were subsequently destroyed.
Investigations are ongoing.