Coast Guard nets $1.5 million in marijuana

The Coast Guard has netted $1.5 million in drugs, in a bust that took place on Sunday.

The following is a statement from the Coast Guard.

"On Sunday 10th April 2016 whilst on routine patrol along the south coast TTS Speyside – CG 25 intercepted a pirogue with crocus bags and five (5) men onboard.

Coast Guard bust yields marijuana, ammunition

A Coast Guard bust has resulted in the seizure of marijuana and ammunition.

The following is a statement from the Coast Guard:

"Whilst on routine patrol on Monday 4th April 2016, the Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard intercepted a white pirogue registered as TFS 2920 with three (3) persons onboard. The vessel and it occupants were escorted to Staubles Bay.

Coast Guard bust yields over $878,000 in cocaine & marijuana

The Coast Guard has made another crackdown on drug runners, this time yielding over $878,000 in marijuana and cocaine.

The Coast Guard issued this statement this morning:

"On Tuesday 9th March 2016 whilst on maritime patrol the Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard intercepted a pirogue that attempted to evade them. The unmarked pirogue with two (2) occupants on board were escorted to Staubles Bay where detailed searches were conducted on the vessel.

11-year-old student charge with marijuana possession

An 11-year-old primary school student is expected to appear before an Arima magistrate today charged with possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking. Police said on Friday, the Standard Four student, who attends a primary school along the east/west corridor, allegedly had a quantity of marijuana in his possession.

Investigators said around 3 pm, the student, who did not attend classes during day, went into the school with the parcels of marijuana and began showing it to his friends. Another student alerted the security guards on duty. 

Coast Guard busts yield $777,000 in cocaine, marijuana

The Coast Guard has intercepted over $777,7000 in marijuana and cocaine coming into the country.

Four men were arrested in two busts on Tuesday.

The following is a statement from the Coast Guard:

"On Tuesday 1st March 2016, The Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard, whilst on routine maritime patrols, on two occasions denied illegal drugs from hitting the streets of Trinidad and Tobago.

$4.5 million in drugs seized

Five men are now in police custody in relation to 4.5 million in drugs found in the Central area today.

According to reports police also recovered several firearms and ammunition.
The exercise took place in Freeport and Felicity by officers assigned to Central division's major crimes unit, Task Force and Operational Unit.
In the first incident, three men were held in a vehicle in Freeport.

Coast Guard bust yields $5 million in cocaine and marijuana

The Coast Guard has made a seizure of close to $5 million in cocaine and marijuana together with two firearms being transported by drug-runners in the Gulf of Paria.

A statement from the Coast Guard says that whilst on routine patrol in the Gulf of Paria, Coast Guard Interceptor 033 stopped an unmarked fishing vessel after a brief chase.

Two large blue plastic containers were seized and upon further searching in Staubles Bay a quantity of marijuana and cocaine as well as two pistols were recovered.