The Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard arrested two foreign nationals and seized 14 packages containing a green plant-like substance during border security patrols.
According to Coast Guard officials, on June 23rd, at 2:15 am while conducting border security patrols, the TTCG intercepted a vessel in the Gulf-of-Paria. There were two (2) foreign nationals on board the vessel. Searches of the vessel revealed fourteen (14) packages which contained a green plant-like substance and weighed approximately 14.3kg. The vessel, its contents and the persons were handed over to the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS), Customs and Excise Division and Immigration Division. Investigations are continuing.