Two held with 35 packets of marijuana

Two men have been arrested and 35 kilogrammes of marijuana have been seized by police, following an exercise in the Charlieville district.

Officers of the Traffic and Highway Patrol Branch, received information around 2.45 pm on Wednesday, that a silver Hyundai Tucson vehicle with two men were transporting narcotics along the Uriah Butler Highway.

Police say the officers then positioned themselves strategically and were able to intercept and conduct a search of the vehicle.

There, the officers discovered 35 packets containing marijuana with an estimated street value of TT$350,000.

The two suspects; a 31-year-old and 25-year-old of Beetham Gardens and Port of Spain, were cautioned of the offence and subsequently arrested.

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