RBPF Nassau: American arrested for drug possession on cruise ship - Firearm arrest - 205 drivers cited / 10 arrests
By Stephen Dean, RBPF
Apr 30, 2014 - 11:52:01 AM
AMERICAN MAN ARRESTED BY TOURISM POLICE OFFICERS FOR DRUG POSSESSION
Nassau, Bahamas - A 58 year old man of Spring Hill, Florida is in custody after he was arrested for possession of dangerous drugs on Tuesday 29th April 2014.
According to reports, around 3:30pm, Officers from the Tourism Police Unit (TPU) acting on information, went onboard a Cruise ship docked at the Prince George Wharf, where they arrested the man who had a quantity of marijuana in his possession. The man will appear in later today to be formally charged.
205 DRIVERS CITED DURING POLICE OPERATION
Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Priorities for 2014, Officers from the Northeastern Division and the Western Division conducted two separate operations on Tuesday 29th April 2014 that targeted drivers who were in breach of the rules governing the use of the roads
The operations reaped the following results:
Northeastern Division officers cited 130 drivers for various Traffic Infractions and arrested one (1) individual for an Outstanding Court Warrant Western Division Officers cited 75 drivers for various Traffic Infractions
10 ARRESTED BY MOBILE DIVISION OFFICERS
Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Priorities for 2014, Mobile Division saturation patrols intended to reduce crime and to minimize the ability for criminals to commit criminal activities reaped the following results during the past 24 hours:
One (1) arrest for Possession of Dangerous Drugs
One (1) arrest for Possession of a Firearm With Intent to Endanger Life
One (1) arrest for Assault
Seven (7) arrests for Outstanding Court Warrants
MOBILE DIVISION OFFICERS RECOVER FIREARM
According to reports, on Tuesday 29th April 2014, Mobile Division Officers acting on intelligence went to a track road east of Hospital lane, where they uncovered a shotgun.
No one was arrested for this incident.
Investigations are ongoing.
POLICE are appealing to anyone who may have any 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 1-242-300-8476 (Family Islands)
CRIME PREVENTION TIP OF THE DAY
TAKE A STAND AGAINST ILLEGAL FIREARMS BY COOPERATING WITH THE POLICE IN PROVIDING INFORMATION REGARDING THE WHEREABOUTS OF ANY ILLEGAL FIREARM.
Please visit the Royal Bahamas Police Force Website at www.royalbahamaspolice.org for Daily Crime Reports and additional Crime Prevention Tips
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