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Firearm & drug seizure in Spanish Wells, 2 arrested
By Stephen Dean, RBPF
Jan 6, 2017 - 10:48:53 AM

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ELEUTHERA, Bahamas - Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Priorities, Police in Eleuthera took a man and woman into custody following the seizure of an illegal handgun along with a quantity of dangerous drugs on Thursday 5th January 2017.

Reports are that shortly before 3:00pm, Police were on routine patrol in Spanish Wells, when then saw a man in a restaurant who aroused their suspicion. The officers conducted a search of the man and found a pistol with 3 live rounds of ammunition along with a small quantity of cocaine. The man was then taken into custody.

A short while later, the officers executed a search warrant at the home of the man in Spanish Wells, where they uncovered a quantity of marijuana and cocaine. The man’s wife was subsequently taken into custody.

Investigations are ongoing.

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