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Police Hold 2 for Forged US$

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TUNAPUNA – POLICE have arrested two men for being in the possession of fake US currency.

According to a release from the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS), officers of the Special Branch and Northern Division intercepted a vehicle on the Eastern Main Road in Tunapuna on Thursday.

This was during an anti-crime exercise.


The release stated that when police searched the vehicle and the driver they found $1,200 fake US bills in his possession. The driver was arrested.

Later that night, officers of the Tunapuna Criminal Investigations Department (CID) and the Northern Division Task Force executed a warrant at a house in St Clair Gardens, Trincity where they found $26,800 in forged US currency.

A 46-year-old man who was in the house has been arrested.

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