The TTPS arrested six people and seized a firearm and various quantities of illegal narcotics during Operation Blue Line exercise in three policing divisions. The operation was executed 3-9 a.m., Saturday, with officers executing search warrants in the Barataria police district. Officers searched a house at Jojo Lane, El Socorro and in a bushy found two plastic bags of 140 grammes of marijuana. A black bag with 79 grammes of cocaine and a 23-year-old was arrested. A 32-year-old man was also arrested for possession of 2.44 grammes of cocaine which was found in a black Nissan AD wagon.
On Saturday, officers attached to the Inter-Agency Task Force officers acting on information went to North Post Road, Diego Martin, after receiving credible information and searched under an abandoned vehicle where they found a black plastic bag with 241 grammes of marijuana. West End police station police with the assistance of the Western Divisional Gang Unit, the Western Divisional Task Force, the Mounted and Canine Unit and the Western Divisional Traffic Unit searched drug blocks and open areas at Dillon Street, Gokool Street and surrounding areas where they found 110 grams of marijuana in a black plastic bag.
Officers in the Central Division, around 7 pm, Friday, went to the vendor’s mall in Chaguanas where a known offender was searched and a .38 special revolver with five rounds of ammunition was found on the suspect. Officers executed a search warrant at the man’s home at Calcutta Road No2, where five grammes of cocaine was found in a barrel of clothes in a bedroom. Officers of the Mon Repos police station in the southern division executed a search warrant at a house on De Nobreiga Street, where they saw a man attempting to flush something down the toilet. Officers retrieved a plastic bag with 22.18 grammes of cocaine. The man was arrested. Two men from Pleasantville were also arrested for possession of 153 grammes of marijuana.