Police destroy $250,000 in marijuana in Moruga

Two marijuana camps and three marijuana nurseries were discovered by officers of the Southern Division, during a marijuana eradication exercise, in the Moruga district yesterday.

The exercise, supervised by Sgt. Deodath Seepersad, of the Moruga Police Station, took place between 8:30 am and 1 pm, on Tuesday 15th May, 2018.

The exercise also included officers attached to the Organised Crime and Intelligence Unit, Air Support Unit, and Trinidad and Tobago Regiment.

During the exercise, officers proceeded to a forested area along La Lune Road, La Rode Village, where 250 fully grown marijuana trees and 1500 marijuana seedlings were found and subsequently destroyed.

The plants have an estimated street value of $250,000.

No arrest was made in connection with the find.

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