Two held with drugs

Date: 
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 11:00

A 30-year-old Arima woman and a 46-year-old Biche man have been arrested and jointly charged with possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking.

Officers attached to the criminal investigations department and crime suppression unit on patrol in Coal Mine, Sangre Grande stopped the driver of a Nissan Tiida and conducted a search.

During the search, the officers found and seized 1.62 kilogrammes of marijuana with a street value of $24,300.00.

Both occupants, a man from Charuma Village, Biche and a woman from La Horquetta, Arima were arrested and jointly charged with possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking.