The Royal Bahamas Police Force and officials at the Bahamas Department of Corrections [BDOCS] carried out a joint operation at the facility which resulted in the confiscation of a number of items such as cell phones, chargers and shanks.

In an interview with ZNS News, the Minister of National Security, the Hon. Wayne Munroe commented on the operation and security at BDOCS. Munroe says that officials are seeking to address the presence of unpermitted items at the facility and outlined some of the ways they intend to address the issue. “We’re seeking to address that is any number of ways. The most comprehensive is the new facility that’s proposed.”