A Trinidad and Tobago resident has been charged in the British Virgin Islands for possession of marijuana.
The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force has identified the female accused as Desiree Creque, 20.
A 17-year-old resident of Shepherd Hill on Tortola was also charged for the same offence.
Reports are that Creque and the minor were in a vehicle on the eastern end of Tortola when police, who were on patrol, signaled them to stop.
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 5000 marijuana trees with a street value of $5 million, a statement from the Police Service says.
The exercise took place between of 2pm and 5pm on Saturday.
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
Police have destroyed marijuana trees and seedlings valued at $3 million.
According to a statement from the Police Service, officers of the South Western Division carried out several operations between 6am and 10am on Monday with the assistance of personnel of the Trinidad and Tobago Regiment.
The exercises were conducted in the Cap de Ville, Penal, Point Fortin and Oropouche districts.
During the anti-crime exercises a pistol, a magazine, 4 rounds 9mm ammunition and 32 grammes marijuana were found and seized.
Police attached to the Wester Division have destroyed thousands of marijuana trees and seedlings with a street value of $5.5 million.
This was one of several police operations that also netted guns and ammunition.
The following is a statement from the Police Service:
Coast guards seize over $TT200,000 in marijuana.
During a routine patrol on Tuesday night, the Coast Guard intercepted a pirogue named "JNEIDA" with three occupants on board.
After a brief chase, the boat, and its occupants were escorted to Staubles Bay where detailed searches were conducted on the vessel.
The search produced 15 packs of marijuana weighing 15.1 kg valued at $TT241,600.00.
The occupants and illegal narcotics were handed over to the TTPS Organised Crime Narcotics and Firearms Bureau for further processing.
A 29-year-old man has been arrested for possession of close to $50,000 in marijuana.
It occurred during a series of police operations yesterday, outlined in the following police report:
"Port of Spain Division – firearm, ammunition seized
Government has begun statistical groundwork for decriminalising of marijuana possession, says Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi. He told the T&T Guardian he is reviewing the Dangerous Drugs Act and wide consultation is planned before any policy decision is taken.