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Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands Last Updated: Jan 8, 2019 - 7:29:25 PM


RBPF: Marijuana Plants discovered in Abaco
By Terecita Pinder, RBPF
Jan 8, 2019 - 7:24:52 PM

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A 46 YEAR OLD FEMALE AND A 44 YEAR OLD MALE IS IN
POLICE CUSTODY AFTER OFFICERS IN ABACO DISCOVER
MARIJUANA PLANTS

Reports are that on Tuesday 8th January 2019 shortly after 1:00pm, police and Immigration officers, acting on information, went to an area off Ernest Dean Highway, where they discovered  a number of stolen items, and (10) pots of suspected marijuana plants ranging from 1ft. to 3ft. in height. A 46 year old female Jamaican national who was found in the area was arrested and taken into police custody.

A short time later, while making further searches in the area, officers discovered (50) marijuana plants ranging from 1ft. to 4ft. in height. A 44 year old Bahamian male of Dundas Town, Abaco who was found in the area was arrested and taken into police custody.

The suspected marijuana plants have a street value of $30,000.00
Investigation into this matter is continuing.

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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