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Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District Last Updated: Aug 30, 2018 - 10:17:21 AM


RBPF Grand Bahama: Dangerous Drugs Arrest
By Terecita Pinder, RBPF
Aug 30, 2018 - 10:07:20 AM

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THREE ADULT MALES ARE IN POLICE CUSTODY AFTER
THEY WERE FOUND IN POSSESSION OF DANGEROUS DRUGS
AND CASH.

Freeport, Bahamas - Reports are that on Wednesday 29th August 2018, shortly after 6:00pm, officers of the Drug Enforcement Unit and Rapid Response, in a joint operation and armed with a search warrant, went to a residence on Redwood Lane, where they discovered three packages of suspected marijuana with a street value of $8,000.00 and a large amount of cash in American and Bahamian currency. Three males were arrested and taken into police custody.

POLICE ARE APPEALING TO ANYONE WITH INFORMATION REGARDING ANY CRIME, NO MATTER HOW SMALL OR INSIGNIFICANT (THE TIP) MAY SEEM, TO ANONYMOUSLY CALL POLICE AT 919 OR CRIME STOPPERS AT 328-TIPS (8477) (NEW PROVIDENCE) OR 1-242-300-8477 (FAMILY ISLANDS.)  

BACK TO SCHOOL SAFETY TIPS FOR STUDENT-

  • Find an easy way to walk to and from school or the bus stop and use the same route every day.Always walk with a brother, sister, neighbor, friend or with other students. Strength is in numbers.
  • Do not talk to strangers or go anywhere with them or take anything from them. If a stranger approached you, tell your parents or a trusted adult such as a teacher.
  • Never get into a vehicle with a stranger, or with anyone without your parents’ permission.
  • Look both ways before crossing the street.
  • Never run into the street.
  • Know your parents full name, telephone numbers and your address (street name and house number. If you have trouble remembering them, write it down and keep it ina safe place.

BACK TO SCHOOL SAFETY TIPS FOR MOTORIST –
  • Slow down and obey ALL traffic laws and speed limit.
  • Speed limit in school zones are 15MPH from 7:30am to 9:00am and from 2:30pm to 4:00pm
  • Be extra cautious around school crossing areas
  • When driving in school zones or neighborhoods, watch for children who may be in a hurry to get to school and may not be thinking of their safety
  • Watch for children walking in the street, especially where there are no sidewalks. Be alert and ready to stop.
  • Always stop for a school bus or jitney that has to stop to load or unload passengers.
  • Before entering a pedestrian crossing area, be sure there are no pedestrian crossing, if so, stop and allow them to cross.
  • When passing a parked vehicle, check for children who may run into the street
  • Allow children waiting at a pedestrian crossing to cross the street.

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