marijuana

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.

Homemade shotgun and marijuana seized by police

Southern Division police officers seized a homemade shotgun and a quantity of marijuana during an anti-crime exercise in Gasparillo last night.

The following is a media release by the TTPS:

One homemade shotgun and a quantity of marijuana were discovered by officers of the Southern Division during an anti-crime exercise in the Gasparillo district, on Wednesday night. 

Three arrested after police find marijuana in vehicles

Three men were arrested and a quantity of marijuana seized, by officers of the Southern Division Task Force during an anti-crime exercise in the San Fernando district yesterday, a police statement has said.

Officers were on mobile patrol in the La Romaine district, when based on information received, they proceeded to V’s Casino carpark at Union Hall, Cross Crossing, San Fernando, where they had cause to search two vehicles; a silver Toyota Hilux and a blue Hyundai Elantra.

$280,000 marijuana field destroyed in Moruga

A marijuana field was destroyed by police during a police exercise yesterday. The following is a press release by the TTPS:

 

Marijuana trees valued at $280,000 were destroyed by officers of the Southern Division Task Force, during a marijuana eradication exercise in the Moruga district, yesterday.

Police destroy $680,000 in marijuana

Marijuana valued at approximately $680,000 and a camp were destroyed by officers of the Southern Division Task Force, during an anti-crime exercise in the Moruga district on Tuesday, police said in a statement today.

The exercise, which included officers of the Moruga Police Station, was conducted between 3 pm and 7 pm, on Tuesday 17th October, 2017.

During the exercise, officers went to a forested area in Marac Village, Moruga, where they discovered a marijuana camp, with three male occupants.

Upon seeing the officers, the men ran off.

Police destroy marijuana trees valued at $900,000 in Sangre Grande

Police have destroyed marijuana trees with an estimated street value of $900,000.

It took place during an eradication exercise in Sangre Grande.

Officers of the Sangre Grande CID, Northern Division Task Force, Organised Crime and Intelligence Unit and the Air Support Unit, conducted the exercise between 8 am and 9:15 am on Friday 6th October, 2017.

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