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Narcotics seized by police officers of the South Western Division on Sunday.

Police have seized narcotics with a street value of over $64 million and have arrested three people in Quinam.

The arrests were as a result of an anti-crime exercise by the South Western Division Sunday.

Police say officers of the South-Western Division Criminal Investigations Department and the Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force, intercepted a Nissan Perry motor vehicle with three occupants at the Quinam Beach Facility around 5:30 pm on Sunday 1st August, 2021.

A search of the vehicle resulted in officers finding five crocus bags containing 109 kilogrammes of marijuana and 34 packets of cocaine which weighed 39 kilogrammes.

The drugs have an estimated street value of $64,775,823.20.

The three suspects were arrested and taken into custody.

Corporal Carter of the Siparia CID is continuing investigations.

Police say charges are expected to be laid shortly.