The marijuana seized by police officers during the road check exercise in the Malabar and Pinto districts, on Saturday 26 September 2020. (Image: TTPS)

Police found and seized 750 grammes of marijuana during a road check exercise carried out in the Malabar and Pinto districts, on Saturday 26th September 2020.

The exercise, which was conducted between the hours of 4:45 pm and 10 pm, involved officers of the Northern Division Task Force East and Central.

According to official police reports, during the exercise, a party of officers received information which led them to Coconut Drive, Santa Rosa Heights.

At that location, they conducted a search of a field and discovered two black plastic bags containing marijuana. The plastic bags had been hidden under a pile of grass.

Investigations continue.