Millions of dollars worth of marijuana have been seized and one person has been arrested in connection with the matter.
In a statement issued by the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service it said one Colombian has been held with marijuana in his possession. The drug bust took place in Barbados with the assistance of members of the Trinidad and Tobaog Police Service.
The Marijuana is said to worth a street value of 72 million 63 thousand 4 hundred and 20 dollars.
The TTPS said in June 2020, the TTPS began investigations into a person of interest who was suspected of controlling a drug ring based in Central Trinidad.
The suspect and another man then boarded a flight to Barbados in late June 2022, Barbados law enforcement was notified, and their assistance was requested.
It added, on July 29th 2022, a shipment of drugs landed in Barbados.
This intelligence was further developed and on August 2nd Barbados law enforcement breached the “stash house” where they found and seized 481 kilogrammes of marijuana.