Fourteen kilograms of marijuana with an estimated street value of $280,000 was found in Couva yesterday.
The find was made during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the Central Division between the hours of 9 am and 1 pm.
The exercise included the execution of several search warrants and a search of areas known for illegal drug activity.
A report by the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service statues, that during the exercise, officers proceeded to an empty lot along Cemetery Street, Couva.
They found a white crocus bag containing 28 brown plastic packages with a quantity of a dried plant-like material resembling marijuana.
The exercise was coordinated by the Senior Supt, Southwest Division, and the Inspector, Criminal Investigations Department/Operations. It was supervised by Second Division Officer/In Charge, South Western Division Task Force and included other members of the South Western Division Task Force.
Investigations are ongoing.
Anyone with information that can aid in the arrest of persons, in this case, is asked to contact South Western Division Police at 649-2353, or 999, 555, CRIME STOPPERS at 800-TIPS, or report via the TTPS Mobile App.