UPDATE: Two arrested, over $4million in cocaine seized

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UPDATE: Two arrested, over $4million in cocaine seized

Narcotics valued at over $4.5 million dollars were seized by officers of the Western Division’s Gang Unit, during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the Port of Spain Division on Wednesday.

Officers conducted the exercise between 12:30 pm and 8:30 pm during which they proceeded to a building in Port-of-Spain occupied by a man.

A search of the premises resulted in three packets containing a quantity of cocaine being discovered in the man’s possession.

The officers then proceeded to conduct a search of a motor vehicle that was parked in the vicinity of the building with a lone male occupant.

The search resulted in officers finding six packets also containing cocaine.

The drugs have a combined weight of 3.3 kilogrammes and an approximate street value of TT$4,555,000.

Cocaine seized by Western Division officers in Port-of-Spain

The two men, a 37-year-old and a 34-year old, both of Diego Martin, were arrested.