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TODAY'S CRIME REPORT 2017

May 13, 2017



TWO MORE HANDGUNS AND AMMO SEIZED, THREE MEN IN CUSTODY
Consistent with the Commissionerís Policing Plan for 2017, Police took two more illegal firearms off the
streets of New Providence in separate incidents overnight.
Three adult males were taken into custody.

In the first incident, shortly before 11:00pm on Friday 12th May 2017, a team of officers assigned to the
Selective Enforcement Team, were on routine patrol on First Street Coconut Grove near Robinson Road,
where the saw two adult males walking who aroused their suspicion. The two males were accosted,
searched and a 9- millimeter handgun with 15 rounds of ammunition was recovered from the waist
of one of them.

The two suspects were then taken into custody for questioning.

In the second incident, around 1:00am on Saturday 13th May 2017, Mobile Division officers acting on
information went to a bar located on Kemp Road where they conducted a search of an adult male and
found a .40 pistol with four (4) rounds of ammunition in his possession.

The man was then taken into
custody.

ANYONE WITH INFORMATION REGARDING ANY CRIME, NO MATTER HOW SMALL OR
INSIGNIFICANT (THE TIP) MAY SEEM, IS URGED TO ANONYMOUSLY CONTACT THE POLICE AT 919
OR CRIME STOPPERS AT 328-TIPS (8477) (NEW PROVIDENCE) OR 1-242-300-8476 (FAMILY
ISLANDS)

CRIME PREVENTION TIP OF THE WEEK
ONE OF THE MOST USEFUL TOOLS FOR CRIME PREVENTION IS TO CALL YOUR LOCAL POLICE.
YOU MAY THINK THAT THE POLICE DO NOT WANT TO BE CALLED IF SOMETHING SUSPICIOUS IS
HAPPENING, BUT THAT IS NOT THE CASE. WHEN IN DOUBT, CALL THE POLICE.

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