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Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands Last Updated: Mar 19, 2017 - 11:12:53 PM


Police make two major drug seizures in Bimini
By Terecita Pinder, RBPF
Mar 19, 2017 - 11:10:14 PM

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BIMINI, Bahamas - Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Priorities for 2017, officers of the Drug Enforcement Unit along with U.S Law Enforcement Officers took three men in custody after they seized a large amount of dangerous drugs during two separate incidents in Bimini on Sunday 19th March 2017.

The first incident took place shortly after 8:00am, officers executed a search warrant at a residence on South Bimini where they discovered 191.5 lbs. of marijuana with a street value of over $191,000 (one hundred and ninety one thousand dollars). A 54 year old male resident of Bimini was taken into police custody.

In the second incident, officers while in Bimini stopped a vessel and discovered on this vessel 20 lbs. of suspected cocaine with a street value of $225,000 (two hundred and twenty five thousand dollars) and also 10 lbs. of marijuana with a street value of $10,000 (ten thousand dollars). A 43 and 42 year old males were arrested and taken into custody in connection with this matter.

All suspects are expected to be arraigned before the Magistrate Court later this week.

ANYONE WITH INFORMATION REGARDING ANY CRIME, NO MATTER HOW SMALL OR SIGNIFICANT (THE TIP) MAY SEEM, IS URGED TO ANONYMOUSLY CONTACT THE POLICE AT 919 OR CRIME STOPPERS AT 328-TIPS (8477) (NEW PROVIDENCE) OR 1-242-300-8476 (FAMILY ISLANDS)

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