Illegal firearm recovered in nightclub, 10 in custody

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Police took 10 persons into custody on Sunday, June 9, 2019, after an illegal firearm and ammunition was recovered in a night club on Mackey Street.

According to police reports, shortly after 2:00a.m. on Sunday, North Eastern Division Officers, acting on information, conducted a search of the Sweet Scents Bar and Lounge and recovered a 9 millimeter pistol which contained seven rounds of ammunition.

Ten persons, six males and four females, were taken into custody and are assisting police with their investigations.