Artiste held for ganja possession
EIGHT persons including a performing artiste were arrested for various offences at a Carnival fete early yesterday morning.
An exercise was conducted by officers of the San Fernando Police Station in the city between the hours of 2 a.m. and 7 a.m.
Six persons were arrested for failing the breathalyser test and one was arrested for resisting arrest and assaulting a police officer.
The artiste was arrested for possession of less than one gram of marijuana.
He had performed at the "Girls Gone White" fete over the weekend at Twin Wall in La Romaine.
They are expected to appear in the San Fernando Magistrate's Court today.
And 13 persons were arrested for outstanding warrants in Enterprise, Chaguanas on Saturday night in an exercise conducted by officers from the Chaguanas Police Station.
They are expected to appear in the Chaguanas Magistrate's Court today.