Police are reporting the arrest of 5 adult males in connection with possession of dangerous drugs during an anti-crime operation dubbed, “Steady the Land” conducted throughout New Providence, Thursday,17th
January 2019. Shortly after 2:00 pm, the Officers from the Operations Team, acting on information went to a bushy area off Kemp Road, where they discovered five adult males. Officers conducted a search of the immediate area and recovered 40 packages of suspected marijuana, weighing 22 lbs. The men were taken into custody and are expected to be charged before a Magistrate Court next week.
The operation which is consistent with the Commissioner’s 2018 Policing Priority #1 Prevention and Reduction of Crime, targeted persons involved in criminal activities, prolific offenders, persons wanted for outstanding
court warrants. This operation was led by ACP Clayton Fernander, ACP Ashton Greenslade