The Royal Bahamas Police Force now has some explaining to do after a suspect in court revealed that one of his co-accused escaped police custody over the weekend in Bimini.
Operation Bahamas Turks and Caicos (OPBAT) located 67 bales of marijuana on Little Farmer’s Cay in the Exuma island chain of The Bahamas.
US federal agents and Bahamian police seized about 67 bales of marijuana near the island of Exuma – over $2 million worth.
On September 13, 2013, United States President Barack Obama released the Presidential Determination on Major Illicit Drug Transit and Major Illicit Drug Producing Countries for Fiscal Year 2014.
U.S. Chargé d’Affaires John Dinkelman hosted a reception to welcome the new Director of the Embassy’s International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Section, Ms. Kristin Gilmore.
Andros police and Drug Enforcement Unit officers from Nassau detained five men in Andros in connection with the discovery of a drug stash on a 36-foot boat.
The US Embassy in collaboration with Campbell Shipping Company and Clipper Group Management commemorated the signing of a Counter Piracy Memorandum of Understanding between the United States and The Bahamas Government.
A Memorandum of Understanding agreement was signed, establishing new cooperative mechanisms for the prosecution of suspected pirates.
Federal agents arrested a crew member of the Bahamas Celebration cruise ship after he tried to smuggle two bricks of cocaine into the Port of Palm Beach, according to a criminal complaint.