Police seized 9.5 kilogrammes of marijuana, five magazines and 78 rounds of ammunition during operations in Couva on Friday.
In a release, the police service said between 10am-2pm, officers of the Central Division Task Force, the Operational Support Unit and the K9 Unit, carried out an intelligence-led anti-crime exercises in the Couva district.
Officers targeted several known drug blocks, including those in Mc Bean and along the Southern Main Road. Around 1.15 pm, the officers went to Railway Road where they searched an open area along the riverbank and found two bags with 19 blocks of marijuana. The packages, which weighed 9.5 kilogrammes have an estimated street value of $285,000, were seized and taken to the Couva Police Station for further processing.