An early morning high-speed chase in the Western Division, yesterday resulted in the arrest of two suspects and the seizure of a quantity of marijuana worth an estimated $1.3 million
Officers from the division, along with the Coastal, Riverine and Air Support Units, were on patrol around 10 am in the Chaguaramas district when they observed a white pirogue docked close to the shoreline.
The officers also observed a white X-Trail motor vehicle with two male occupants parked a short distance away.
On seeing the officers, the men drove off and a chase ensued, which ended with the vehicle being intercepted along Abbe Poujade Street, Carenage.
A search of the vehicle resulted in two crocus bags containing a 48.94 kilogrammes of marijuana being found and seized.