THREE American men have been arrested for possession of firearms and ammunition after a search of their boat in the Cat Cay area in the northern Bahamas.
Police report that on Saturday shortly before 5pm, Royal Bahamas Defence Force Officers on board HMBS Cascarilla stopped and searched a 40ft vessel in the Cay Cay area.
They discovered two 9mm pistols and 56 rounds of ammunition on board which the men had failed to declare to Bahamas Customs. The three American men were taken into custody along with the vessel and handed over to police officers in Bimini. They are expected to be arraigned before the Magistrate Court this week.
Grand Bahama Police also report that a pistol was seized Saturday evening from a man on East Sunrise Highway.
Shortly after 7pm, officers were on East Sunrise Highway when they arrested the man after he was discovered with a 9mm pistol with ammunition. He is expected to be arraigned before the Magistrate Court this week.