A 21-year-old woman currently is assisting Western Division police officers with their investigation into a quantity of cocaine that was scheduled to be shipped to Europe.
The drugs reportedly were hidden in two pairs of men’s shoes.
An official statement from the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) reports that the discovery was made on Wednesday 30th September 2020, at a shipping company in Port of Spain.
According to the TTPS release, a joint anti-crime exercise was conducted in the St. Clair district by the Western Division and other intelligence agencies of the TTPS.
Officers reportedly received information which led them to the shipping company located at Alcazar Street, Port-of-Spain. A search was carried out on the 21-year-old woman who was present at the establishment at that time.
The search resulted in the discovery of a quantity of cocaine, which was hidden below the soles of two pairs of men dress shoes. The shoes had been packaged and were about to be shipped to the United Kingdom.
The woman, of Egypt Extension, Lion’s Gate, Enterprise, Chaguanas, was arrested and taken to the Four Roads Police Station.
Enquiries are ongoing.