Five arrests made in separate incidents

Local law enforcement officers arrested five individuals in three separate incidents on Wednesday (July 11).

Assistant Superintendent of Police and Public Affairs and Communication Officer (PACO) Terecita Pinder told media that in the first incident a male and female were arrested by officers of the Lucaya Division, after they were found in possession of items that were stolen from a resort on Princess Isle.

According to reports, on Wednesday July 11 shortly after 10:00 a.m., police received a stealing report at a local resort.
Officers later arrested the suspects who were found in possession of all items.

In the second incident, later that day, shortly after 12:00 p.m., officers of the Drug Enforcement Unit took a male into custody, after he was found in possession of a quantity of suspected marijuana and cocaine.

Reports are that Drug Enforcement officers, while on patrol, arrested the male in the area of Hearne lane, who was found in possession of 10 wrapped packages of suspected marijuana and 27 zip lock bags of suspected cocaine.

The 20-year-old male of Tasman Close was taken into police custody.

The third incident occurred shortly after 8:00 p.m., when Mobile Division officers, acting on information, went to a business establishment on Queens Highway, where they arrested two males ages 63 and 51 in connection with possession of stolen items from that business establishment.

Officers of the Grand Bahama and the Northern Bahamas District, took the opportunity to thank the community for their assistance in these matters.

Police continue to appeal 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.)

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