Illegal firearms recovered


Thanks to members of the public and the dedicated work of the men and women of the Royal Bahamas Police Force, officers were successful in recovering two illegal firearms, in two separate incidents, from the streets of New Providence, Thursday, 25th October 2018. In the first incident, shortly after 10:00am, South Central Officers assisted by Officer from the Royal Bahamas Defense Force, were on routine patrols on First Street off Robinson Road, when they observed a male standing on the side of the street. The male upon seeing the officers pulled an object from his waist, threw it to the ground and ran, making good his escape. The officers searched the area and recovered a 9-millimeter pistol with 8 rounds of ammunition. In the second incident, shortly before 7:00pm, South Central Officers acting on information, conducted a search of an abandoned building on Hutchinson Street off Poinciana Drive and recovered a .380 pistol.

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