Four busted by Coast Guard with $270,000 in weed, 500 bullets

Four men are now in police custody following a drug bust by Coast Guard servicemen last night.

The Coast Guard intercepted a vessel in Trinidad and Tobago waters around 11 pm Monday.

After searching they discovered 46 packets of marijuana weighing 27 kilograms.

The drugs have an estimated street value $270,000.

They also found 20 boxes with 500 rounds of 9mm ammunition.

Four men aged 18, 19, 22 and 29 were arrested.

Two of the men are from Matelot and the other two from Arima.

They were handed over to the police for processing.

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