3 suspects arrested; quantity of drugs seized

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3 suspects arrested; quantity of drugs seized

Officers attached to the Northern and North Central Divisions arrested three suspects and seized quantities of illegal narcotics during crime eradication exercises on Wednesday.

A mobile patrol was conducted between the hours of 2pm and 5 pm. During the exercise, officers received information of a male suspect and proceeded to Chotoo Road, Aranguez. While there, they observed the suspect walking along the said street holding two black plastic bags.

A search was conducted and officers found and seized two black plastic bags, 15 black and white boxes each containing a black construction back-strap containing cocaine. The drug weighed 610.7 grams and has an estimated street value of TT$851, 267. The man was arrested.

Also during another exercise conducted in the Arouca and St Joseph Policing Districts, officers arrested two suspects, a 29-year-old from First Street, St Joseph, relative to enquires and a 23-year-old man from Tacarigua for the Offences of Possession of Cocaine for The Purpose of Trafficking and Resisting Arrest.
Enquiries are ongoing.