Illegal firearms and ammunition recovered, three in custody

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Police in the capital recovered three illegal firearms from the streets of New Providence in two separate incidents on Sunday, June 2, 2019.

Three adult males were also taken into custody.

In the first incident, according to police reports, shortly after 2:00p.m. on Sunday, Central Detective Unit Officers, acting on information, while on Blueberry Hill Road off Fox Hill Road, conducted a search of a vacant lot and recovered a .223 riffle and a .40 pistol.

No arrest was made in this incident. Investigations are ongoing.

In the second incident, according to police reports, shortly before 10:00p.m. on Sunday, Central Detective Unit Officers, while at Wilson Tract, observed three men sitting in a green vehicle. The men, upon seeing the officers, began acting in a suspicious manner.

The officers conducted a search of the men and their vehicle and recovered a .45 pistol and two rounds of ammunition.

The men were taken into custody and are expected