Police recover marijuana, drug pills; three in custody

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Police in the capital recovered a large quantity of dangerous drugs in two separate incidents on Tuesday, April 30, 2019.

Two males and a female were taken into custody.

In the first incident, police reported that shortly after 8:00p.m. on Tuesday, Drug Enforcement Unit Officers conducted a search of a home on Dorchester Street off Virginia Street and recovered a quantity of dangerous drugs, namely:

  • 1 pound of Marijuana worth $1,000
  • 2,425 Ecstasy Pills valued at $110, 000
  • 10 Methamphetamine Pills
  • 13 Oxycodone Pills
  • 5,448 Alprazolam Pills
  • 1,090 Xanax Pills

Two men who were in the home at the time of the search were taken into custody.

In the second incident, according to police reports, shortly before 1:00p.m. on Wednesday, May 1, 2019, Anti- Corruption Unit Officers conducted a search of a home at Marigold Farm Road and discovered a quantity of suspected marijuana and an assortment of fraudulent credit cards.

The drugs weighed 3.2 pounds with a street value of $3,200.

An adult female who was home at the time of the search was taken into custody.

Police said investigations into these matters are ongoing.