Five persons were arrested after a quantity of cocaine and local currency were found in their possession by officers of the Eastern-Division.
According to a media release issued by the TTPS this evening, the TTPS Task Force, made the discovery during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the Sangre Grande district on July, 22.
The exercise was coordinated by Ag. Snr. Supt Aguilal and supervised by ASP Joseph and assisted by the Valencia CID, the K-9 Unit, and the Air Support Unit.
After a search was conducted at a house in River Street, Sangre Grande, the officers found and seized 38 grams of cocaine, and
Five persons at the residence were arrested for the offence of possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking.
The cash was handed over to the Financial Intelligence Branch.
Cpl. Boodoo is continuing the investigations.