AN early morning joint law enforcement operation resulted in the arrest of 21 people for various offences, police said.
Police, defence force officials, and American law enforcement partners led a joint effort dubbed “Operation Recoil” which aimed to reduce crime, as well as target prolific offenders, members of organised criminal groups and wanted suspects.
Among those taken into custody, a man was was arrested at his home on Matthew Street in Nassau after his home was searched and a quantity of suspected marijuana was recovered.
A male resident of South West Ridge was arrested after his home was searched and a quantity of suspected marijuana and a large sum of cash was recovered.
Two women and and a man were taken into custody while at their home on Winders Terrance after the residence was also searched and marijuana was recovered.
Police also arrested a man and a woman of Step Street, Fox Hill for suspected marijuana possession.
Fourteen men “who are known prolific offenders” were also arrested for various criminal offences, police said.