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Grand Bahama Police Discover Ammunition, Firearms And Drugs

By DENISE MAYCOCK

Tribune Freeport Reporter

dmaycock@tribunemedia.net

GRAND Bahama police discovered about $30,000 worth of illegal drugs as well as firearms and ammunition on Grand Bahama this week.

According to reports, the first incident involved the discovery of 28 pounds of marijuana sometime around 3pm on Wednesday in the Freeport/Lucaya area.

Supt Walter Henderson reported that officers acting on information went to an area off Fortune Bay Drive, where they conducted a search and found five clear wrapped packages of suspected marijuana, with an estimated street value of $28,000.

He said that no arrest was made in the matter.

In the second incident, a team of officers acting on information went to a bushy area after 8pm no Wednesday in Hanna Hill, Eight Mile Rock where they searched and discovered a .38 Colt revolver, containing five .38 ammunition.

Supt Henderson said that no arrest was made in that incident.

Later that evening, sometime after 9pm officers from Mobile Division proceeded to the Beaconsfield area where they found a white plastic bag containing a quantity of suspected marijuana. The estimated weight is about two pounds with an estimated street value of $2,000.

He also reported that sometime after 10pm officers of Rapid Response were in the area of Adventurers Way when they stopped a vehicle. During a search, he said that officers found foil wrapping containing suspected marijuana.

Supt Henderson said that the driver was taken into custody and is expected to be charged.

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