Friday, 11 November 2016 10:29
5 Teenagers Charged With Cultivating MarijuanaWritten by C News
Five teenagers, who dropped out of school, appeared at the Chaguanas Magistrates Court on Thursday charged with cultivating marijuana.
The crops were said to be worth around $300,000.
According to the TTPS the five boys aged between 14 and 18 were arrested in a field located off Arena Road, in Freeport on Wednesday by officers of the Central Division Task Force.
The police said they destroyed 305 marijuana plants.
Packets of marijuana were also found buried in the forest and at an abandoned campsite in the Tortuga forest.
Gran Couva police were conducting an exercise in the forested area on Tuesday evening where they found the abandoned camp. Police said the camp was searched and officers found the packages of marijuana.
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