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Canadian Man Found With $90,000 Of Heroin At Airport

By RIEL MAJOR

A Canadian man was taken into police custody when $90,000 worth of dangerous drugs were found in his possession at Lynden Pindling International Airport Thursday.

According to reports, shortly after 3pm, Drug Enforcement officers, acting on information, conducted a search of the man’s luggage and uncovered six packages of what was suspected to be heroin.

The estimated weight of the heroin, police said, is nine and a half pounds.

The man is expected to appear in Magistrate’s Court next week to be formally charged.

Meanwhile, police recovered two illegal firearms, in two separate incidents, and have taken two men and a woman into custody.

In the first incident, shortly after 3pm Thursday, officers from the Drug Enforcement Unit searched a home and vehicle on Third Street, Coconut Grove, and uncovered a .9 mm pistol and six rounds of ammunition. A man was taken into police custody in connection with this incident.

In the second incident, shortly after 5am Friday, Flying Squad officers searched a home on Hay Street off East Street and discovered a .40 pistol with nine rounds of ammunition.

A man and woman are in custody in connection with this incident.

Comments

SP 7 months, 3 weeks ago

OMG! Good thing this guy was caught! I had no idea we had heroin users. We don't need to add heroin addiction to the mess we already have in this country.

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Well_mudda_take_sic 7 months, 3 weeks ago

Assuming he was leaving Nassau, he likely purchased the heroin from one of the many Haiti-connected drug smugglers in Nassau who are trans-shipping tons of this stuff from Central American countries into the U.S. and Canada through our country via Haiti. LMAO

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Clamshell 7 months, 2 weeks ago

Exactly! This story does not answer the basic question of whether this smuggler was entering or leaving the country. It is sad and incredible that day after day The Tribune’s stories fail to address such simple but important questions. Just terrible, terrible journalism.

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