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June 15 Police Reports

American Male Arrested for Possession of Dangerous Drugs

Reports are that on Friday 8th June 2018, shortly before 10:00am, an American male was arrested by police while at the Leonard M. Thompson International Airport for possession of dangerous drugs. He was arraigned before the Marsh Harbor Stipendiary and Circuit Magistrate Ancella Evans, pleaded guilty to the charge, was fined $300 and deported back to the United States of America.

 

 

Two Females Found in Possession of Dangerous Drugs

Reports are that on Tuesday 5th June 2018, shortly before 8:00pm, officers acting on information and armed with a search warrant, went to a residence in High Rock, Marsh Harbor, Abaco, where they searched the home and discovered (2) plastic bags of suspected marijuana and (2) plastic bags of suspected marijuana seeds.

Two adult females were arrested and are expected to be arraigned before the Magistrate Court later this week.

 

Alleged Drowning

Police in Abaco are investigating the death of a male who was found in waters near the Government Dock.

Reports are that on Wednesday 6th June 2018, shortly before 10:00am, police were called to an area near the Sandy Point Government Dock, where they discovered the body of a male floating in waters. He was taken to the Marsh Harbour Government Clinic and pronounced dead by doctor.

Police are actively investigating this matter.

 

Man Arrested for Possession of Firearm and Ammo

Police in Abaco took into custody a 24 year old male of the Mudd, Abaco, after he was found in possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition.

Reports are that on Friday 1st June 2018, shortly before 2:00am, officers acting on information, went to an area on Charles Sawyer Highway, where they conducted a search of a silver Honda Fit vehicle with one male passenger and discovered a black and silver 9mm pistol with a clip containing (10) live rounds of ammunition. Another male is being sought in connection with this matter. Investigation is continuing.

 

Apparent Drowning in Guana Cay

Police in Abaco are investigating an apparent drowning on Guana Cay of a 72 year old male.

Reports are that on Tuesday 30th May 2018, shortly after 4:00pm, police received a report that two males on a 44 ft. vessel, were swimming in the area of Bakers Bay dock on Guana Cay, when the other male was discovered floating in waters. CPR was rendered but the male victim never regained consciousness. He was later transported to Marsh Harbour Government Clinic and pronounced dead by doctor.

Police are actively investigating this matter.

 

POLICE ARE APPEALING TO ANYONE WITH INFORMATION REGARDING ANY CRIME, NO MATTER HOW SMALL OR INSIGNIFICANT (THE TIP) MAY SEEM, TO ANONYMOUSLY CALL POLICE AT 919 OR CRIME STOPPERS AT 328-TIPS (8477) (NEW PROVIDENCE) OR 1-242-300-8477 (FAMILY ISLANDS.)

 

CRIME PREVENTION TIPS – BE AWARE THAT YOU ARE A POTENTIAL VICTIM OF A CRIME. STAY ALERT AND ATTUNED TO PEOPLE AND CIRCUMSTANCES AROUND YOU.

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