By DENISE MAYCOCK
Tribune Freeport Reporter
GRAND Bahama police found a quantity of illegal drugs hidden in the most unlikely place - a discarded diaper in bushes in the Freeport area on Tuesday.
Inspector Terecita Pinder reported that officers of the Mobile and K-9 Unit, acting on tip, went to a bushy area on East Atlantic Drive, where they discovered a white diaper containing 13 foil wraps with suspected marijuana.
No arrest was made.
Insp Pinder said police also discovered about two dozen potted marijuana plants in the Coral Gardens area on Tuesday.
Officers of Operation Turf Sweep were in the area when they found 26 potted marijuana plants. The plants were collected by officers of the Drug Enforcement Unit, but no arrest was made.
In other crime news, Abaco police arrested two men who are wanted in connection with an armed robbery incident on that island.
According to reports, officers of Operation Cleanup were in the Central Pine area on Tuesday when they arrested a 25-year-old man who was allegedly found in possession of marijuana.
Insp Pinder said officers executed a search warrant on the suspect’s residence and further discovered a quantity of marijuana and an imitation firearm.
As a result, police arrested a 19-year-old brother of the suspect. Insp Pinder said both are wanted for armed robbery.