Central Division officers arrested a vendor at the Chaguanas Market for cocaine possession for the purpose of trafficking on Friday.
Reports indicate that around 1pm, officers were on foot patrol along Eleanor Street, in the vicinity of the rear entrance to the market, when they observed two men making a ‘suspicious’ trade.
Police approached the vendor who is said to be from Cunupia, and found a clear plastic packet containing grey rock-like material resembling that of cocaine.
The substance weighed 10.3 grams.
The vendors was subsequently arrested and charged for the offence.