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TODAY'S CRIME REPORT 2017

October 19, 2017



TWO JUVENILE MALES IN CUSTODY FOR PRIMARY SCHOOL BREAK-IN
Consistent with the Commissioner's Policing Priorities for 2017, Northeastern Division officers, took two juvenile males into custody on Wednesday 18th October 2017 in connection with a recent break-in at Claridge Road Primary School.

According to reports, on Monday 16th October 2017, Police received a report of a break-in at Claridge Primary and a number of electronic equipment and school supplies stolen. Officers from the Northeastern Division launched an investigation in this incident that led to the arrest of two juvenile males shortly after 6:00pm on Wednesday 18th October 2017.

A number of the items reported stolen during the break-in. Investigations are ongoing.

20 ARRESTED, 27 DRIVERS TICKETED BY MOBILE DIVISION OFFICERS DURING 48 HOURS PERIOD
Consistent with the Commissioner's Policing Priorities for 2017, Mobile Division targeted patrols intended to reduce crime, and to minimize the ability for criminals to commit criminal activities, has resulted in the arrest of twenty (20) persons during the past 48 hours for, murder, armed robbery, possession of possession dangerous drugs, stealing, armed robbery and outstanding court warrants.

Additionally, 27 drivers were ticketed for various traffic violations.

TWO ILLEGAL GUNS SEIZED, TWO IN CUSTODY
Consistent with the Commissionerís Policing Priorities for 2017, Mobile Division officers, took two adult males into custody following the seizure of two illegal firearms on Wednesday 18th October 2017.

According to reports, around 12:30am, a team of officers from the Flying Squad acting on intelligence executed a search warrant at a home located at Deveaux Street off Market Street, where they uncovered a Smith and Wesson Pistol and a .32 pistol along with 14 rounds of ammunition. The males were subsequently taken into custody in connection with this seizure.

FOUR IN CUSTODY FOR DRUG POSSESSION
Consistent with the Commissioner's Policing Priorities for 2017, Police took two adult males and two adult females into custody following the seizure of a quantity of dangerous drugs on Tuesday 17th October 2017.

According to reports, shortly after 9:00am, a team of officers acting on intelligence executed a search warrant at a home located at Savannah close off Market Street, where they uncovered just under 20 pounds of marijuana all of the suspects were subsequently taken into custody in connection with this seizure.

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 1-242-300-8477 (FAMILY ISLANDS)

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