By DENISE MAYCOCK
Tribune Freeport Reporter
AN AMERICAN woman was allegedly caught with suspected marijuana brownies at the Treasure Cay Airport in Abaco over the weekend, police reported.
Inspector Terecita Pinder said that around 3pm on Saturday, police arrested a 35-year-old female who was found in possession of the illegal brownies.
Drug arrests were also made in Grand Bahama over the weekend.
According to reports, shortly before 4pm on Saturday, officers went to an area on Frobisher Circle, Freeport, where they discovered a black plastic bag containing a quantity of suspected marijunana near a garbage container.
Around 6pm, officers of Operation Turf Sweep searched two vehicles with men from Abaco and New Providence who were suspected of human smuggling.
On further investigation, officers went to an apartment on Ellis Lightfoot Drive, where they arrested two male Haitian immigrants.
Yesterday, officers of Operation Turf Sweep executed a search warrant at a residence on Abaco Drive, where they discovered five pounds of suspected cocaine. A male occupant was arrested and taken into police custody.
Acting on information while at the Freeport Harbour, officers also arrested an American female, who was found with two and a half pounds of suspected cocaine strapped to her body with an estimated street value of$25,000. She is expected to be arraigned before the Magistrates Court this week.
Around 5pm yesterday, officers from the Eleuthera Division executed a search warrant on a home in Palmetto Point, where they uncovered a quantity of marijuana.
An adult male and an adult female were taken into custody in connection with the discovery.