Drugs and firearms recovered from sand dune on Bimini beach

Police on the island of Bimini on Wednesday recovered a significant quantity of drugs and firearms, which were buried in a sand dune on the beach.

According to police reports, shortly after 12:00 noon on Wednesday, May 15, police, acting on intelligence, went to a beach area just off Queens Highway in Alice Town, Bimini, where they discovered buried in the sand dune, two packages containing suspected marijuana, four packages of suspected cocaine, one 9mm pistol with seven .9mm rounds of ammunition, one magazine, one Glock .9mm pistol with 21 rounds of .9mm ammunition and one extended magazine.

Police said the suspected marijuana weighed 3.2 lbs with a street value of $3200 and the suspected cocaine weighed 10oz with a street value of $5,630.

No arrests were made in this matter and investigations are ongoing.

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