Matura man held with large quantity of cash

Cash seized by the Northern Division Gang Unit during an anti-crime exercise in the Tunapuna district, on Thursday 30 April 2020. (Image: TTPS)

One man was arrested and a quantity of cash seized by officers of the Northern Division Gang Unit, during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the Tunapuna district, yesterday.

According to official police reports, acting on information received, officers proceeded to a Western Union Money Transfer location along the Eastern Main Road, Tunapuna, around 12:50 pm, on Thursday 30th April 2020, where they had cause apprehend a suspect.

Cash seized by the Northern Division Gang Unit during an anti-crime exercise in the Tunapuna district, on Thursday 30 April 2020. (Image: TTPS)

The 24-year-old man from Matura was found to have in his possession a quantity of cash totalling $84,000.

He was arrested in connection with the find and the cash was seized by officers.

Investigations are ongoing.

Cash seized by the Northern Division Gang Unit during an anti-crime exercise in the Tunapuna district, on Thursday 30 April 2020. (Image: TTPS)