Two men are assisting Tobago police with their investigations into the discovery and seizure of a quantity of narcotics onboard the Cabo Star vessel on Monday (October 26).
According to police reports, during the period of 7 pm and 10.45 pm, officers conducted a spot check exercise at the Scarborough Port, Scarborough.
Cpl Harris and officers attached to the Tobago Divisional Task Force, assisted by the Canine Unit, boarded the vessel and conducted a search. During the search, five kilogrammes of marijuana were discovered hidden between pallets on the vessel.
A 32-year-old labourer of Woodbine Street, Maraval and a 38-year-old driver of Robert Street, Canaan, Tobago, were arrested in connection with the find. The duo is expected to be charged for possession of marijuana for trafficking.
The operation was coordinated by ASP Joseph and supervised by Sgt Stewart. Enquiries are continuing