Man held, drugs, cash seized in Couva


A 41-year-old Couva man is in police custody after he was found with marijuana and a large quantity of cash at his home early on Thursday morning.

Police said members of the Central Division Task Force and the Central Division CID Operations Unit went to the man’s house on Francis Street, Couva, at around 7 am.

They searched it and found a bag containing 103 grams of marijuana, as well as $28,805 and US $10.

Police arrested the man, who was at home at the time.

The cash was seized under the Proceeds of Crime Act and investigators from the Financial Investigations Bureau are continuing enquiries.

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