One person was arrested for possession of marijuana by officers of the Eastern Division Task Force during an anti-crime exercise yesterday.

According to police reports, officers conducted the exercise between 5 pm and 10 pm during which several searches and road check exercises were conducted in the Mayaro and Rio Claro districts.

During the exercise, one man was arrested for having 1.8kg of marijuana in his possession. The marijuana has an estimated street value of $18,000. The exercise was spearheaded by Sgt. (Ag) Ramdan. Investigations are ongoing.