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RBPF Nassau: - Police Investigates Armed Robbery - Illegal Drugs Seized, 2 Males In Custody
By Supt. Shanta Knowles, RBPF
Aug 2, 2018 - 5:12:41 PM

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POLICE INVESTIGATES ARMED ROBBERY

Nassau, Bahamas - Police on the island of New Providence are seeking the public’s assistance in solving an armed robbery which occurred Thursday, 2nd August, 2018.

According to reports, shortly after 11:00am, three males armed with a firearms, entered a food store on the corner of East and Fowler Streets, held employees at bay and robbed the establishment of cash before getting into a black vehicle and making good their escape.

Investigations are ongoing.

ILLEGAL DRUGS SEIZED, 2 MALES IN CUSTODY

A Police Officer is expected to be arraigned before the Magistrate Court on Friday, 3rd August, 2018, in connection with a drug bust at Lynden Pinding International Airport. 

Shortly before 1:00pm, Thursday, 2nd August, 2018 Drug Enforcement Officers, conducted a search of a charter aircraft at LPIA, with six persons onboard. On checking the suitcase believed to be the property of the officer, three (3) kilos of suspected cocaine were discovered. 

Weight of Cocaine: 8 lbs.
Value: $53,000.00


In a second incident, shortly before 11:00am, Thursday, 2nd August, 2018, Drug Enforcement Unit Officers conducted a search of a home at Elmer Close off Sea Breeze Lane, and recovered two (2) crocus bags which contained 20 packages of suspected marijuana.  

An adult male of the home was taken into custody and will be arraigned before Magistrate Court.

Weight of Marijuana: 70 lbs.
Value: $70,000.

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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