Major drug bust highlights no-nonsense style of Trinidad and Tobago’s top cop

Screengrab from a video by the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service, showing the country’s Commissioner of Police, Gary Griffith, talking with reporters outside the gated community in northwest Trinidad, where a special unit of police officers made a drug and weapons haul alleged to be worth millions of dollars

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — On Tuesday, the Special Operations Response Team (SORT), a new arm of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service, made a multimillion-dollar drug bust in a gated community in Westmoorings, an upscale residential area in Trinidad’s capital, Port of Spain.

Led by the no-nonsense new Police Commissioner Gary Griffith, officers recovered illegal firearms and several rounds of ammunition and arrested five people in connection with the haul….

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