Penal man held trying to traffic marijuana to Tobago


    A man from Dookie Street, Penal has been arrested for allegedly attempting to traffic marijuana to Tobago.

    Police say the 31 year old was arrested, following a sting operation conducted by members of the Siparia CID.

    On Friday morning, officers went to the Ferry Terminal in Port of Spain and intercepted a grey Nissan Note which was boarding the Ferry to Tobago.

    Upon searching the vehicle, officers reportedly discovered five rectangular packages wrapped in plastic, and further inspection revealed that it contained marijuana amounting to 5.5 kgs.

    The TTPS says the man is expected to be charged for the offence of possession of marijuana for the purposes of trafficking.