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Police destroy marijuana trees valued at $900,000

Officers of the Southern Division Task Force have destroyed marijuana trees and cured marijuana with an estimated street value of $900,000, during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the Moruga district, yesterday.

The exercise, coordinated by Snr. Supt. (Ag.) Zamsheed Mohammed, supervised by Sgt. Deodath Seepersad and including officers of the Organised Crime and Intelligence Unit, the Moruga Police Station and personnel from the Trinidad and Tobago Defense Force, was conducted between 11 am and 4 pm on Sunday.

Arouca man arrested with ammunition, marijuana

One man was arrested and quantities of ammunition and marijuana seized, by officers of the Northern Division Task Force, during an anti-crime exercise, in the Arouca district, over the weekend.

Officers were on mobile patrol in Windy Hill, Arouca, around 5:20 pm, on Saturday, when they observed a man walking along the roadway, acting in a suspicious manner.

The man was stopped and a search conducted.

The search resulted in 30 rounds of 5.56mm ammunition and 10 rounds of 9 mm ammunition, as well as 50 grammes of marijuana, being discovered in his possession.

Police destroy marijuana trees valued at $150,000

Fully grown marijuana trees with an estimated street value of $150,000, were uprooted and destroyed during an anti-crime exercise, conducted by officers of the Gasparillo Police Station in the Williamsville district, over the weekend.

The exercise, spearheaded by Insp. Subhas Ramkhelawan, supervised by Sgt. Rennie Maraj and including W/Cpl Natasha Charles, was conducted between 10:00am and 4:00pm, on Saturday 11th March, 2018.

Police destroy $80,000 in marijuana trees

Police have destroyed several fully grown marijuana trees in Rio Claro, with an estimated street value of $80,000.

A homemade shotgun and a trap gun were discovered during the exercise on Sunday.

The exercise, which included officers of the Organised Crime and Intelligence Unit, was conducted between 9 am and 11:30 am, during which the officers proceeded to Moonan Trace, Rio Claro.

There, they ventured approximately ¼ mile into a forested area, where they came upon a marijuana field with approximately 80 fully grown marijuana trees.

Two arrested for weed found under car seat

Two men were arrested and a quantity of marijuana seized, by officers of the Biche Police Station, during an anti-crime exercise in the district over the weekend.

The exercise, supervised by Cpl Nigel Douglas, was conducted between 9 pm on Saturday and 12:30 am on Sunday.

During the exercise, officers had cause to stop and search a white Nissan Almera motor vehicle, with two male occupants, along Cunapo Southern Road, around 9:30 pm.

Police seize 5.5 kilos of weed on Duncan Street

A quantity of marijuana was discovered by officers of the Duncan Street Police Post, during an anti-crime exercise in the district, last night, police said in a statement.

Officers conducted the exercise around 8:00pm, on Tuesday 2nd January, 2018, during which they proceeded to Building 4-8, Prince Street, Port of Spain, where a search was carried out on the rooftop of the structure.

The search resulted in a white crocus bag containing 5.5 kilogrammes of marijuana being discovered.

The drug has an estimated street value of $55,000.

Police destroy $1.7M marijuana field in Toco

The Sangre Grande task forced destroyed 6 marijuana fields valued at $1.7M in Toco.

The following is a press release from the TTPS: 

Marijuana trees and cured marijuana with an estimated street value of $1.7Mn are destroyed by officers of the Sangre Grande Task Force, during an eradication exercise in the Toco district yesterday.

Prison officer arrested for allegedly smuggling drugs into prison

A prison officer with 19 years experience has been arrested for allegedly smuggling drugs into prison.

CNC3 understands the 41-year-old officer was arrested at his Princes Town home last evening after extensive enquiries were conducted.

Reports are, the officer allegedly went to the Frederick street prison on Saturday night with 2.5 kilos of packaged marijuana.

The officer then reported to his seniors on duty that he was forced to bring the drugs in for a prisoner.

Police destroy $4.9M marijuana field in Biche forest

Police have destroyed a marijuana field in South Trinidad valued at an estimated $4.9M dollars.

The following is a press release from the TTPS: 

Fully grown marijuana trees with an estimated street value of $4.9Mn are destroyed by officers of the Organised Crime and Intelligence Unit (OCIU), during an eradication exercise in the Biche district.

Police seize gun, drugs and ammunition in Laventille

Police officers seized a quantity of marijuana and ammunition during aa anti-crime exercise in Laventille yesterday.

The following is a press release from the TTPS:

A revolver and a quantity of marijuana were discovered by officers of the Inter-Agency Task Force Strike Team, during an anti-crime exercise in the Laventille district, yesterday.

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