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Handgun recovered after car chase in Nassau
By Stephen Dean, RBPF
Mar 8, 2017 - 4:18:35 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas - Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Plan for 2017, officers from the Mobile Division seized an illegal handgun following a car chase on Tuesday 7th March 2017.

According to reports, around 6:00pm, Mobile Division Officers were on routine patrol on Wulff Road and Market Street, where they observed a black Nissan Murano Jeep that failed to stop at a traffic light. The officers signaled to the vehicle to stop but it sped off. A chase ensued that ended on Meadow Street, where the vehicle collided with another vehicle and crashed into a utility pole. The male driver then threw a handgun to the ground and fled on foot. The officers were unable to catch the driver. The handgun was recovered and found to be a .45 pistol with 7 live rounds of ammunition.

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