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Four busted by Coast Guard with $270,000 in weed, 500 bullets

Four men are now in police custody following a drug bust by Coast Guard servicemen last night.

The Coast Guard intercepted a vessel in Trinidad and Tobago waters around 11 pm Monday.

After searching they discovered 46 packets of marijuana weighing 27 kilograms.

The drugs have an estimated street value $270,000.

They also found 20 boxes with 500 rounds of 9mm ammunition.

Four men aged 18, 19, 22 and 29 were arrested.

Two of the men are from Matelot and the other two from Arima.

They were handed over to the police for processing.

Brooklyn man busted at JFK with cocaine in fudge after arriving from Trinidad

A 64-year-old Brooklyn man was busted at the New York's JFK Airport on Tuesday for allegedly trying to smuggle a kilo of cocaine inside fudge candy when he arrived from Trinidad and Tobago.

According to reports, Noel Llewellyn stepped off a JetBlue flight from Trinidad on Tuesday and presented his zebra-striped suitcase for inspection to U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers.

Inside the suitcase were four boxes of Tortuga chocolate rum fudge.