Trini woman charged with marijuana possession in BVI

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 destroy 3000 marijuana trees valued at $3 million

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 destroy marijuana plants, seedlings worth $3 million

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 destroy marijuana trees, seedlings worth $5.5 million

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 Guard seize over $200,000 in marijuana.

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.

Man held with $50,000 in weed

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

AG reviewing marijuana laws

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.