Venezuelan national Anthony Jesus Waldrop Bompart was charged on October 27th for possession of marijuana for trafficking. He was remanded into custody and is scheduled to reappear at the Port of Spain Magistrates’ Court on November 24th.

According to police reports, an anti-crime exercise was conducted during the hours of 2 pm and 4 pm on October 22nd. During the exercise, officers executed a search warrant at a residence on Upper L’Anse Mitan Road, Carenage.

Seven brown packets and eight transparent packets containing 12.8 kilogrammes of a plant-like material resembling marijuana were allegedly found at the residence which was occupied by a man hidden in a wardrobe. The man was arrested and taken to the Carenage Police Station.

The exercise was spearheaded by Snr Supt Kelvern Thompson, Supt Sean Henry and Insp Grant, coordinated by Insp Mohammed, Ag Sgt Titte and Adams, Ag Cpls Williams, King and Edwards. It also included officers from the Western Division Task Force (WDTF), Carenage Criminal Investigations Department (CID), and the Carenage Police Station. Investigations continued and the suspect was formally charged by WPC Wong on Tuesday 27th October, 2020.