Marijuana trees with an estimated street value $2.5 million have been destroyed by officers of the Cumuto Police Station, during an eradication exercise, a police statement said.
The exercise was carried out at Cunaripo Road, Guaico, Tamana, around 5 pm on Monday 12th June, 2017, where officers acting on information, journeyed to the location, where they saw a man tending to the field.
The suspect upon seeing the officers, ran off into the forest.
Northern Division police have destroyed marijuana with an estimated street value of $100,000 during an eradication exercise in the Tunapuna district.
Police say the exercise took place on Friday 2nd June, 2017, between the hours of 2:35 pm and 6 pm.
It was spearheaded by Snr. Supt. (Ag.) Jacob, supervised by W/Insp (Ag.) Rowley-Powder and included a party of officers from the St. Joseph and Tunapuna Criminal Investigations Departments.
A party of officers journeyed to a forested area off Caura Royal Road, El Dorado, where they came upon a marijuana field.
Police have destroyed $2 million worth of marijuana during a joint police-army drug eradication exercise, in the Moruga and St. Mary’s districts.
The exercise, which took place between 7 am and 5 pm on Wednesday 24th May, 2017, included officers from the Organised Crime Narcotics and Firearms Bureau, Princes Town CID, Southern Division Task Force, Moruga and St. Mary’s police stations, the Trinidad and Tobago Regiment and the Air Support Unit.
Police have destroyed 200 fully grown marijuana trees and 3000 seedlings worth $300,000.
The Police Service issued the following statement on it's latest operation.
Police have destroyed over 3000 marijuana trees valued at $3 million and has arrested 33 people for various offences.
The following is a statement by the Police Service on the issue.
"Northern Division – narcotics seized