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RBPF Grand Bahama: Dangerous Drugs Arrest
By Terecita Pinder, RBPF
Aug 18, 2018 - 10:50:35 AM

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DRUG ENFORCEMENT UNIT OFFICERS IN THREE SEPARATE INCIDENTS, ARREST ONE MALE FOR POSSESSION OF DANGEROUS DRUGS AND DISCOVER AMMUNITION AND SUSPECTED MARIJUANA.


Nassau, Bahamas - In the first incident on Friday 17th August 2018, shortly after 12:00pm, Officers of the Drug Enforcement Unit along with officers of the Central Detective Unit and Rapid Response, acting on information and armed with a search warrant, went to a residence on Hearne Lane where they discovered a quantity of suspected marijuana. A male suspect who resides at that residence was arrested and taken into police custody.

In the second incident, shortly after 5:00pm on Friday 17th August 2018, Officers of the Drug Enforcement Unit, while in the Coral Gardens area conducted a search of a dilapidated building, where they discovered a quantity of suspected marijuana and forty .45 rounds of ammunition. The estimated weight of the suspected marijuana is 10lbs and its street value is $10,000. No arrest was made in this matter.

In the third incident, shortly after 11:00pm on Friday 17th August 2018, Officers of the Drug Enforcement Unit, while in the area of Coral Gardens, observed a male who upon seeing the officers fled the area on foot. Officers then made a check of the area where they discovered (1) black extended magazine that contained (7) rounds of .9mm ammunition. No arrest was made in this matter.

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.)




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