Marabella man held with $850,000 in marijuana

A Marabella man was arrested last night by officers of the South Western division, for drug-trafficking.

Officers of the Siparia and Santa Flora Criminal Investigations Departments intercepted a red Kia Sportage being driven by a 29-year-old man along the S.S Erin Road around 7.30 pm.

A search of the vehicle resulted in the discovery of five crocus bags filled with 150 packets of marijuana on the backseat.

The drugs weighed 85.5 kilogrammes with an estimated street value of $850,000.

The suspect is now in police custody.

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