A drug suppression exercise ended with the destruction of 3000 fully grown marijuana trees and a quantity of dried trees in the Santa Cruz area yesterday. According to police reports, acting on information, officers of the North Eastern Division Task Force (NEDTF), responded to a report of a group of men hiding in a forested area in the Gasparillo, Santa Cruz district on Friday June 5th.
Upon arrival, NEDTF officers observed a large field littered with about 3000 fully grown marijuana trees and a quantity of dried marijuana trees. No one was discovered in the vicinity of the find. All tress were subsequently uprooted and destroyed by fire. The operation was headed by W/Supt Maynard-Wilson, Supt (Ag) Alexander, coordinated by Sgt (Ag) Martin and executed by Cpl (Ag) Majeed. Anyone with information that can lead to the arrest of persons in this case is strongly urged to contact the NEDTF at 638-5445 or call 999, 555, CRIME STOPPERS at 800-TIPS or report anonymously via the TTPS Mobile App