Two men are expected to appear in the Princes Town Magistrates’ Court today, charged with possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking.

According to police reports, on September 2nd, PC Baker and a party of officers from the Southern Division Task Force (SDTF) whilst on mobile patrol along the Moruga Main Road, Cachipe Village stopped a silver Nissan B-15 vehicle driven by Ika Goitia, a 28-year-old man, of Hilda Lazzari Terrace, San Fernando, who was in company with Dion Daniel, 44, of Hope Road, Princes Town.

PC Baker searched the vehicle and allegedly found on the floor of the left front seat a black plastic bag containing a quantity of marijuana. As a result, both men were taken to the St Marys Police Post where the marijuana was weighed and same scaled 1.8 kg. Both men were formally charged for possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking.