La Horquetta man found with over $600k in cash

La Horquetta man found with over $600k in cash

A La Horquetta man has been detained for questioning, after a large quantity of cash was seized from his home on Tuesday afternoon.

Members of the Northern Division Area East Operations Unit went to the man’s Phase One, La Horquetta, home at around 6.18 pm with four search warrants for guns and ammunition.

While no weapons were found at the house, investigators said they found $655,800 in cash.

The man was detained under the Proceeds of Crime Act and is expected to be interviewed by investigators.

The cash was handed over to the Financial Investigation Branch (FIB) of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service.