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TODAY'S CRIME REPORT 2017

July 19, 2017



ELEUTHERA MAN IN CUSTODY FOR DRUG POSSESSION
Consistent with the Commissioner's Policing Priorities for 2017, Police in Eleuthera took two men into custody following the seizure of a quantity of dangerous drugs on Tuesday 18th July 2017.

According to reports, around 2:00pm, officers assigned to the Eleuthera Division were on routine patrol in James Cistern, when they saw two men sitting under a cabana who aroused their suspicion. The two men were accosted and searched. During the search a quantity of marijuana was found in their possession. The men were taken into custody and are expected to appear in court later today to be formally charged.

MAN AND WOMAN ARRESTED AFTER POLICE SEIZED LOADED GUN
Consistent with the Commissioner's Policing Priorities for 2017, Police took a man and woman into custody following the seizure of a handgun with a quantity of ammunition on Tuesday 18th July 2017.

According to reports, shortly after 11:30pm, Selective Enforcement Team officers acting on information conducted a search of a Kia Apus car at Ivis Court, Kennedy Subdivision and found a .40 Glock pistol with 16 rounds of ammunition. A man and woman were taken into custody in connection with the find.

POLICE SEARCHING FOR ARMED ROBBERY SUSPECTS AND STOLEN VEHICLE
Police are searching for two male suspects and a stolen vehicle following an armed robbery that occurred on Tuesday 18th July 2017.

According to reports, shortly before 11:00pm, a woman was sitting in her silver 2005 Honda CRV vehicle on Cox Way, off East Street South, when two masked men armed with handguns approached and robbed her of a cell phone and handbag before speeding off in her vehicle. Investigations are ongoing.

POLICE STILL SEARCHING FOR FOUR SUSPECTS IN YESTERDAY'S SHOOTING DEATH
The search continues for four males responsible for a shooting death that has left a man dead and another detained in hospital on Tuesday 18th July 2017.

According to reports, shortly before 12:00noon, two men were sitting near a home on Quarry Mission Road, when four males in Silver/gray Teana car pulled up and fired several shots at them before speeding off. One of the men was fatally shot and the other was transported to hospital where he remains in serious condition. Investigations are ongoing.

POLICE ARE APPEALING TO THE PUBLIC TO SHARE INFORMATION ON ANY ILLEGAL/SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITIES IN THEIR COMMUNITIES, NO MATTER HOW SMALL OR INSIGNIFICANT (THE TIP) MAY SEEM, MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC ARE URGED TO ANONYMOUSLY CONTACT THE POLICE AT 919 OR CRIME STOPPERS AT 328-TIPS (8477) (NEW PROVIDENCE) OR 1-242-300-8476 (FAMILY ISLANDS)

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TAKE A STAND AGAINST ILLEGAL FIREARMS BY COOPERATING WITH THE POLICE IN PROVIDING INFORMATION REGARDING THE WHEREABOUTS OF ANY ILLEGAL FIREARM.

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