Nassau, Bahamas – Drug Enforcement Officers has dealt another major blow to the drug traffickers in the country following the arrest of three men and the seizure of a large amount of marijuana on Friday 20th November 2015.
According to reports, shortly after 10:00pm, officers from the Drug Enforcement Unit, assisted by officers from the Police Marine Support Unit and their USA counterparts arrested two adult males from Long Island and one adult male from Andros, two miles off South Beach in a speed boat containing 195 pounds of marijuana.
5 ILLEGAL FIREARMS SEIZED, 11 ARRESTED AS POLICE ANTI-CRIME OPERATION HEATS UP
POLICE are reporting the seizure of 5 illegal firearms and the arrest of 11 persons for firearms and dangerous drugs by officers the Selective Enforcement Team over the past 48 hours.
The operation which is consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Priorities for 2015, is part of the force strategy to cut down on criminal activity by targeting problem locations and persons engaged in criminal activities such as, murder, armed robbery, rape, shootings, stolen vehicle, firearms and drugs.
In the first incident, shortly after 11:00am on Thursday 19th November 2015, 2 high-powered weapons with 24 rounds of ammunition along with a quantity of marijuana was seized by officers from the Special Selective Enforcement Team at a home on Dorsette Alley. Three adult males and two adult females were arrested for the seizure.
In the second incident, shortly after 12:00am on Friday 20th November 2015, officers from the Special
Selective Enforcement Team seized a pistol with 8 rounds of ammunition on East Street South. Two adult males and one adult female were arrested for the seizure.
In the third incident, shortly after 2:00am on Saturday 21st November 2015, officers from the Special
Selective Enforcement Team seized a pistol with 18 rounds of ammunition on Madeira Street. Three adult males were arrested for the seizure.
A short while later, officers from the Special Selective Enforcement Team seized a pistol with 8 rounds of ammunition in a vehicle on Madeira Street. No one was arrested for the seizure.