2 held with crocus bag of marijuana


    Two men have been charged by police after being caught with a crocus bag of marijuana.

    During a traffic exercise in Toco early this morning, officers stopped a Toyota Hilux vehicle driven by a 33-year-old man from San Souci.

    They allegedly found 3.5 kilograms of marijuana with an estimated street value of $45,500.

    The driver was arrested along with the 31-year-old passenger from Arima, and both men were subsequently charged with possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking.