Police in Trinidad seize drugs valued at TT$64 million


The Trinidad and Tobago police Monday said they had detained three people after drugs estimated at more than TT$64 million had been seized during an anti-crime exercise on Sunday.

In a statement, the police said that the drugs were found when officers of the South-Western Division Criminal Investigations Department and the Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force, intercepted a vehicle with three occupants at the Quinam Beach Facility on Sunday evening.

“A search of the vehicle resulted in officers finding five crocus bags containing 109 kilogrammes of marijuana and 34 packets of cocaine, which weighed 39 kilogrammes. The drugs have an estimated street value of $64 775 823.20,” the statement said.

It said the three unidentified suspects were arrested and taken into custody and that charges are expected to be laid shortly.

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  1. The Trinidad currency is WEAK. Please tell us how much it is in XCD or USD.

    Weak currency. High crime rate!!!

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