POLICE stopped a drug transaction in Woodbrook on Saturday.
According to a release from the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS), officers of the North Eastern Division Task Force found drugs during an exercise conducted in the Western Division between the hours of 11.30pm on Satyrday and 1am Sunday.
Officers received information regarding the impending transaction and proceeded to Luis Street, Woodbrook.
Two male adults were observed standing on the western side of the road and fled in a southerly when they saw police vehcile approaching police.
Police said the men jumped over a wall, leaving behind a black garbage bag. Officers pursued, but the men escaped.
The bag contained five packets of a plant-like material resembling marijuana wrapped in transparent plastic which amounted to 2.5 kilogrammes.
The exercise was spearheaded by Snr Supt Maharaj, Supt Maynard Wilson, Supt Alexander, ASP Parryman and Insp Ramsingh. It was supervised by Sgt Martin, and corporals Daniel and Duncan.