29-year-old David Hinds was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana. (Image: TTPS)

A 29-year-old Sangre Grande man is expected to appear before a Sangre Grande Magistrate in a virtual hearing today, on a charge of possession of marijuana.

A release from the Police Service reports that David Hinds (of Blake Avenue Extension, Damarie Hill, Guaico, Sangre Grande), was arrested and charged yesterday, Monday 9th November 2020, by officers attached to the Mathura Police Station.

The marijuana seized by Mathura Police during the exercise on Monday 9 November 2020. (Image: TTPS)

According to police reports, the officers were on a roving road exercise along the Toco Main Road, Matura, when they arrested the suspect for being in possession of 724 grammes of marijuana.

During the exercise, officers also arrested a 35-year-old man of Mora Trace, Matura, with regard to a report of larceny in a dwelling house.