One man was arrested and a quantity of marijuana seized by officers of the Pinto Police Post during an anti-crime exercise conducted in the Pinto district on Thursday night.
Police said during the exercise, officers stopped and searched a red Nissan Latio with one male occupant along Train Line Road, Arima.
The search resulted in three plastic packets containing 1.7 kilogrammes of marijuana and a quantity of cash inside a black shoebox.
The driver, a 34-year-old labourer, of Palm Court Drive, Arima, was arrested in connection with the finds.
The drug has an estimated street value of TT$17,000.