20 arrested, drugs seized in Southern Division

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20 arrested, drugs seized in Southern Division

Twenty persons were arrested during anti-crime exercises in Southern Division over the last 48 hours.

One man was arrested and a quantity of drugs seized during an exercise in the Southern Division on Thursday October 26th, 2023.

Between the hours of 4am and 9am Thursday, officers of the Southern Division Task Force and Canine Branch conducted an exercise which focused on priority offenders in Area East of the Southern Division where 6 search warrants were executed.

During the exercise a 37-year-old man of New Grant was found to be in possession of 15.7 grams of cocaine and 110 grams of marijuana. He was arrested and is expected to be charged for the offense of Possession of the illegal drugs for the purpose of trafficking.
This exercise was coordinated by Snr Supt Ramphal, ASP Phillip, Insp Ramlogan, Sgts Joseph and Mason, and directly supervised by, Cpl Phoolchan.
Also during a warrant exercise conducted in both Area East and West on Wednesday 25th October, 2023 officers arrested seventeen persons for affiliated warrants.
Inquiries are ongoing.