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Police seize large quantity of drugs

by STAFF WRITER

bales of marijuanaNASSAU, Bahamas, Jan 23, CMC – The Bahamas police say they have arrested one person after boxes containing 57 pounds of marijuana were found on board a mail boat earlier this week.

The police said acting on a tip off, the boat was searched at the Potters Cay Dock after it had arrived from Exuma.

“During the search of the vessel the officers found three boxes containing 57 pounds of marijuana. An adult male of Stuart’s Manor, Exuma was later taken into custody in connection with this find,” the police said in the statement. The police gave no details regarding the street value of the drugs.marijuana plants

Meanwhile, the police said that they had arrested 25 people for various criminal offences including armed robbery, firearms and possession of dangerous drugs.

They said the arrests form part of the anti-crime operation led by the Selective Enforcement Unit and that the operation “is consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Priorities, targeted persons involved in criminal activities, such as armed robbery, drugs, firearms and persons wanted for a number of serious criminal offences”.

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bales of marijuanaNASSAU, Bahamas, Jan 23, CMC – The Bahamas police say they have arrested one person after boxes containing 57 pounds of marijuana were found on board a mail boat earlier this week.

The police said acting on a tip off, the boat was searched at the Potters Cay Dock after it had arrived from Exuma.

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“During the search of the vessel the officers found three boxes containing 57 pounds of marijuana. An adult male of Stuart’s Manor, Exuma was later taken into custody in connection with this find,” the police said in the statement. The police gave no details regarding the street value of the drugs.marijuana plants

Meanwhile, the police said that they had arrested 25 people for various criminal offences including armed robbery, firearms and possession of dangerous drugs.

They said the arrests form part of the anti-crime operation led by the Selective Enforcement Unit and that the operation “is consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Priorities, targeted persons involved in criminal activities, such as armed robbery, drugs, firearms and persons wanted for a number of serious criminal offences”.