“VERY SERIOUS AND TROUBLING MATTER”: Officials hone in on trend of marijuana edibles in schools

Eleuthera students get sick after eating marijuana-laced cookies shipped from NP Former health minister: Discussion on decriminalization of marijuana does not apply to minors NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Following another incident of students ingesting marijuana edibles on Thursday, education officials said they are closely monitoring what may be a new trend. Police said several students on […]

“TRANSNATIONAL CRIME”: $3.1 million cocaine bust on Eleuthera believed to have overseas connections

No arrests made; suspects urged to turn themselves in NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Police recovered 155 packages of suspected cocaine with a street value of $3.1 million in Governor’s Harbour, Eleuthera, during a joint law enforcement operation yesterday. According to reports, personnel from Operation Bahamas and Turks and Caicos (OPBAT), the US Coast Guard, US Customs […]

Seven kids hospitalized after consuming weed-infused treats at school; teen taken into custody

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — At least seven students from S C McPherson Junior High School were taken to hospital on Wednesday after consuming marijuana edibles brought to school by another student, Commissioner of Police Paul Rolle confirmed yesterday. In an interview with Eyewitness News, Rolle said: “Four children were taken to the hospital by ambulance from […]

Tourist faces $43K cocaine charge

A 31-year-old Florida resident pleaded guilty to possession of cocaine with the intent to supply Wednesday, after he was caught with the drugs in a carry-on bag at the Lyden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) valued at $43,000. Tommy lee Williams of Miami gardens,  appeared before Deputy Chief Magistrate Subusola Swain charged with one count of […]