Police officers seized $655,800 in cash during an anti-crime exercise yesterday in the Northern Division District.


According to police reports, officers of the Area East Operations Unit executed a search for firearms and ammunition, and in one of the houses, a large quantity of cash in the amount of $655,800 was found and seized. The exercise was spearheaded by Inspectors Pitt and Birth and supervised by Cpl Wellington and PC Burris.


The cash was handed over to the Financial Investigation Branch (FIB) of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service.
Investigations are continuing.