Police recover suspected drugs in two separate incidents

NASSAU, BAHAMAS  – The Royal Bahamas Police Force over the weekend recovered a quantity of dangerous drugs from the streets of New Providence in two separate incidents.

In the first incident, according to police reports, shortly after 5:00p.m. on Saturday, Mobile Division Officers were on patrol on Tonique Williams-Darling Highway when they observed a male and female driving in a white Suzuki car. The occupants, upon seeing the officer, began acting in a suspicious manner.

Officers were able to stop the vehicle, conducted a search and recovered a quantity of suspected marijuana.

The drugs weighed one pound with an estimated street value of $1,000.

A man and a woman was taken into custody and are expected to be formally charged before the magistrate court this week.

In a separate incident, according to police reports, shortly after 1:00a.m. on Sunday, Mobile Division Officers were on patrol on the Eastern Road when they observed two men driving in a gray Honda Fit.

The men, upon seeing the officers, began acting in a suspicious manner.

Officers were able to stop the vehicle, conducted a search and recovered a quantity of suspected marijuana.

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