Two charged with possession of marijuana

Two men are expected to appear before a Port of Spain Magistrate today, charged with possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking.

Kristus Rampersadsingh, 32, a loans officer, of California, Chaguanas, and Kevin Thomas, 38, a labourer, of McShine Lane, Belmont, were arrested and charged by officers of the Port of Spain Task Force, who were on mobile patrol in the Sea Lots, Port of Spain district, Sunday 27th May, 2018.

While on patrol around 7:15pm, officers had cause to stop and search a silver Nissan Navara motor vehicle being driven by Rampersadsingh.

The search resulted in officers discovering 3.2 kilogrammes of marijuana hidden in a front passenger seat.

The drug has an estimated street value of $32,000.

The men were subsequently conveyed to the Besson Street Police Station and charged by PC Richard Lashley, of the Port of Spain Task Force.


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