A police exercise in the southern division led to the arrest of one man and the seizure of a quantity of drugs and a shotgun.
Police said officers of the Southern Division Task Force led by Snr Supt Mohammed, Supt Nobee, ASPs Mohammed and Williams went to Company Circular Road, New Grant at around 3 am where they arrested a 38-year-old man for the possession of 102 grams of cocaine. The man was charged for the possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking.
Hours later police received information that a gun was hidden in an abandoned lot in Marac Village, Moruga.
Police went to the area and found a shotgun and 2.27 kilograms of marijuana hidden in a forested area.
Also in Marac Village, police found and destroyed 1500 marijuana trees.