Police recover two illegal firearms on Boxing Day

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Police in New Providence on Boxing Day recovered two illegal firearms in two separate incidents.

In the first incident, according to police reports, shortly after 3:00 a.m., Anti-Gang and Firearms Officers acting on information conducted a search of a parking lot of a night club at St. Albans Drive and recovered a .380 Pistol.

No arrest was made in this incident.

In the second incident, according to police reports, shortly after 4:00 a.m., Anti-Gang and Firearms Officers while on mobile patrol on Lexington Avenue, observed a male standing on the side on the street.

The man, upon seeing the officers began acting in a suspicious manner, threw an object to the ground and ran, making good his escape.

Officers conducted a search of the arear and recovered a .762 rifle and 11 rounds of ammunition.