Carlsen Field man charged with marijuana trafficking

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    A Carlsen Field resident has been charged with trafficking in cannabis after his arrest in Freeport.

    Around 11:30am yesterday, the suspect was spotted standing along a walkway by officers who had been conducting surveillance.

    They allegedly saw him taking what appeared to be marijuana out of a blue plastic bag, weighing it and handing it over to persons in exchange for money.

    Officers approached the man and found 584 grammes of marijuana and a scale in the bag, and $5,206 on the suspect.

    He was taken to the Couva Police Station and charged