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November 9, 2017



POLICE MAKE DRUG SEIZURE ON THE STREETS OF NEW PROVIDENCE
Consistent with the Commissioner's Police Plan for 2017, Mobile Division Officers seized a quantity of dangerous drugs on Wednesday 8th November 2017.

Shortly after 7pm, police officers assigned to the Mobile Division were on mobile patrol on Wulff Road in the area of Mackey Street when they spotted a white Toyota vehicle. The driver, upon seeing the officers began acting in a suspicious manner. The vehicle was stopped and when searched, officers discovered two (2) plastic wrapping with marijuana. The suspect, an adult male resident of Monastery Park, was taken into custody and is expected to be charged this week.

MALE ARRESTED WITH STOLEN PROPERTY
Consistent with the Commissioner's Police Plan for 2017, sometime around 7:05pm on Wednesday 8th November 2017, officers assigned to Mobile Division were on routine patrol on Rosewood Street, Pinewood Gardens when they arrested a resident of that street after he was found in possession of two (2) 250 Yamaha engines that were reported stolen. Investigations are ongoing.

POLICE SEEK PUBLIC'S HELP IN LATE NIGHT ARMED ROBBERY
Police are seeking the public's help in solving an armed robbery that occurred on Wednesday 8th November 2017.

Shortly after 11pm, police received information that a male was on Hamster Drive when he was approached by a dark male wearing a white hoody and armed with a firearm who held him up and robbed him of his 2004 blue Honda CRV jeep registration # AC5265 and two (2) cellular phones before speeding off. Investigation is ongoing. 

2 MEN IN POLICE CUSTODY IN CONNECTION WITH A NUMBER OF ARMED ROBBERY
Consistent with the Commissioner's Policing Plan for 2017, Police, on Thursday 9th November, 2017 took two men into custody for questioning into a number of armed robberies.

According to reports shortly after 10am, officers from Mobile Division were on routine patrol acting on information went to Armstrong Street and Dowdswell Street where they intercepted a blue Nissan Vehicle with two men who are wanted in connection with a number of recent armed robberies.

DANGEROUS DRUGS, FIREARM AND ILLEGAL AMMUNITION SEIZED
Consistent with the Commissioner's Policing Plan for 2017, on Thursday 9th November 2017, quick action by police officers resulted in a number of seizure of an illegal firearm, several rounds of ammunition and a quantity dangerous drugs from reaching the streets in separate operations.

In the first incident, shortly after 10am Mobile Division Officers with the assistance of K-9 Unit Officers conducted a search of a property situated at Quarry Mission Road and discovered a quantity of Marijuana. One Bahamian male is in custody and is assisting police with this investigation.

In the second incident, shortly after 12 noon, Drug Enforcement Unit Officers, executed a search warrant on a residence situate at Gibbs Lane, New Providence and found one (1) black Sky CPX handgun, fifty- three rounds of ammunition, and a quantity of marijuana. Three Suspects were taken into custody in connection with this seizure.

In the third incident shortly after 1pm, officers from the Anti-Gang and Firearms Investigation Unit acting on information, went to an Auto Body Repair shop on Zion Boulevard, South Beach where they conducted a searched a 2015 Chevy Malibu vehicle. During the search the officers two (2) magazines and thirty-four (33) rounds of ammunition. No one was arrested in connection with this seizure Investigation will continue into this matter.

LARGE SEZURE OF DRUGS IN ELEUTHERA
According to reports around 2:30pm on Thursday 9th November, 2017 a joint drug operation conducted by officers from Eleuthera Division and Drug Enforcement Unit assisted by US Drug Enforcement Agents, resulted in the seizure of seventy-seven (77) bales of Marijuana during a search of an unoccupied residence in Governors Habour. Investigations are ongoing.

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