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ILLEGAL HANDGUN SEIZED DURING HOUSE RAID, EIGHT IN CUSTODY

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#Bahamas, September 13, 2017 – Nassau – Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Priorities for 2017, Police took into custody seven males and one female following the seizure of an illegal handgun on Wednesday 13th September 2017.

According to reports, shortly after 12:30pm, a team of officers assigned to the Drug Enforcement Unit acting on intelligence executed a search warrant on a home located at Jean Street off Prince Charles Drive, where they uncovered a .380 pistol with 5 live rounds of ammunition along with a quantity of marijuana.   Seven males and one female occupant of the home were taken into custody.

POLICE ARE APPEALING TO THE PUBLIC TO SHARE INFORMATION ON ANY ILLEGAL/SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITIES IN THEIR COMMUNITIES, NO MATTER HOW SMALL OR INSIGNIFICANT (THE TIP) MAY SEEM, MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC ARE URGED TO ANONYMOUSLY CONTACT THE POLICE AT 919 OR CRIME STOPPERS AT 328-TIPS (8477) (NEW PROVIDENCE) OR 1-242-300-8476 (FAMILY ISLANDS)

WEEKLY PREVENTION CRIME TIP:  IF YOU SEE OR SUSPECT A CRIME IS BEING COMMITTED; PAY PARTICULAR ATTENTION TO THE FEATURES OF THE OFFENDER/S AND ANY VEHICLES INVOLVED.

Please visit the Royal Bahamas Police Force Website at www.royalbahamaspolice.org or facebook page at www.facebook.com/rbpforce or follow Commissioner of Police Ellison Greenslade on Twitter, for Latest News, Daily Crime Reports and additional Crime Prevention Tips.

Press Release: RBPF

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