Corrections officer in custody for drug possession

An officer from the Bahamas Department of Corrections (BDC) is in custody after he was arrested for Drug Possession on Friday.

According to police reports, around 10:00 p.m., officers from the Drug Enforcement Unit assisted by the K-9 Unit, conducted a search of the BDC Officer when he arrived for duty and found several packages of marijuana and a quantity of ecstasy pills in his possession.

The officer was taken into custody and is expected to appear in court early this week to be formally charged.