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Pilot Held Over Cocaine

By SANCHESKA BROWN

Tribune Staff Reporter

sbrown@tribunemedia.net

A PILOT is in police custody after attempting to smuggle cocaine into Grand Bahama, Saturday morning.

According to reports, the 25-year-old pilot, left New Providence in a commercial aircraft and arrived in Grand Bahama around 7:30am.

Officers of the Drug Enforcement Unit in Nassau, working with DEU officers in Grand Bahama, searched a box in the pilot’s possession and discovered three kilos of cocaine. The drugs have a street value of $75,000.

The man was taken into custody and is expected to be charged in Freeport, later this week.

Investigations are continuing.

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