By DENISE MAYCOCK Tribune Freeport Reporter dmaycock@tribunemedia.net FREEPORT - Following the arrest of two suspects in connection with a number of armed robberies, Police chief Emrick Seymour has issued a stern warning to persons committing crimes and breaking the law. "We want to send a clear message to any perpetrator breaking the law that we are determined to catch you and bring before the court," ACP Seymour told the media on Wednesday. He indicated that police officers are on "high alert" and they are reaping extremely good results in targeting criminals and putting them before the court. Mr Seymour said police made an arrest this week in connection with a string of armed robbery matters in the Grand Bahama District. He said that as a result of investigations police have also recovered two stolen vehicles. "These matters were of concern to us...and a team of officers were able to recover the first vehicle on the Grand Bahama Highway which resulted in the arrest of a suspect," Mr Seymour said. He said a second vehicle was recovered on Monday, January 23, leading to the arrest of another suspect. The two men were arraigned in the courts on Wednesday. ACP Seymour said police were also successful in recovering a firearm that also resulted in the arrest of several additional persons. The suspects are expected to be charged in New Providence on Thursday. Mr Seymour said the commissioner of police and the minister of national security have both expressed their concerns about the crime situation. He stressed that the police are committed to fighting crime and bringing criminals to justice. Mr Seymour said police are still searching for Eunice Morris of Morris Travel Agency. He said a warrant of arrest has been issued for Morris, who left the island last September following complaints of stealing. Morris is being sought by police allegedly accused of stealing by reason of employment. Several complaints were filed with police against the local travel agent in July, alleging that she collected some $60,000 for payment of a vacation cruise for three large groups of people. It was later discovered that the funds were never paid to the cruise line on their behalf. Police have been searching for Morris since July for questioning in the matter. According to an all points bulletin issued by police Morris, 47, is of slim build. She has medium brown complexion, dark brown eyes, and long black hair. Anyone with information concerning her whereabouts is asked to contact police at 350-3106/7/8.


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