Police foil drug operation

NASSAU, BAHAMAS –  Five adult males are expected to appear before the court sometime this week, after they were arrested for the alleged possession of dangerous drugs during an anti-crime operation dubbed, “Steady the Land”.

The Operation was conducted throughout New Providence on Thursday, January 17.

According to police reports, shortly after 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, the Officers from the Operations Team, acting on information, went to a bushy area off Kemp Road, where they discovered five adult males.

Officers conducted a search of the immediate area and recovered 40 packages of suspected marijuana, weighing 22 lbs.

The men were taken into custody and are expected to be charged before a magistrate court this week.

The operation, which is consistent with the Commissioner’s 2018 Policing Priority #1 Prevention and Reduction of Crime, targeted persons involved in criminal activities, prolific offenders, persons wanted for outstanding court warrants.

This operation was led by ACP Clayton Fernander, ACP Ashton Greenslade and ACP Theophilus