More than $1M in marijuana seized

Bahamas police rescue marijuana haul.
Bahamas police rescue marijuana haul.

NASSAU — Police said they‚found more than $1 million worth of marijuana in two separate incidents recently.

Seven men were arrested.

This came days after $2.8 million worth of cocaine was found hidden in two Haitian sloops in waters off Inagua.

In those cases, 11 men were arrested.

The first incident on Friday happened around 3:30 p.m. at a residence on Eleuthera Close, off Market Street, police said.

Officers of the Drug Enforcement Unit executed a search warrant on the residence where they found 42 pounds of marijuana with an estimated street value of $42,000.

A 50-year-old man was arrested.

The second incident happened around 9 p.m. when police executed another search warrant at a home on John Street, off Market Street.

Police said they found 33 bales of marijuana worth more than $1 million.

Six men were arrested — five Bahamians and one Jamaican. (Nassau Guardian)

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