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Three Arrested, Cash & Suspected Drugs Seized

Three Arrested, Cash & Suspected Drugs Seized

Three people have been arrested and a “quantity of suspected heroin, drug paraphernalia, and cash” has been seized, the police confirmed today. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] issued a public advisory on 20th February 2024, concerning the suspected presence of fentanyl-laced heroin in the community, which... Read more of this article

Presence Of ‘Suspected Fentanyl Laced Heroin’

Presence Of ‘Suspected Fentanyl Laced Heroin’

The police issued an advisory about the “presence of suspected fentanyl laced heroin in the community,” stating that there have been three instances where individuals have been taken to hospital for treatment for a suspected overdose. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service wishes to alert the public to the presence... Read more of this article

Warrant Executed, Man Arrested, Drugs Seized

Warrant Executed, Man Arrested, Drugs Seized

A 40-year-old man was arrested after police executed a warrant at a Warwick Parish residence and “seized a quantity of U.S. currency, along with a substantial amount of suspected controlled drug, crack cocaine.” A police spokesperson said, “On Wednesday, November 29th, 2023, the Bermuda Police Service [BPS] conducted Operation Moonstone. “During... Read more of this article

$20 Million In Drugs Seized, Six Men Arrested

$20 Million In Drugs Seized, Six Men Arrested

Local officials “intercepted two vessels in Bermuda waters” and “several packages suspected to contain the controlled drugs cocaine and cannabis with an estimated street value of over $20 million were recovered” and six men have been arrested in relation to this matter, the police have confirmed. Update | Image provided by the... Read more of this article

Teen Arrested, Suspected Illegal Drugs Seized

Teen Arrested, Suspected Illegal Drugs Seized

An 18-year-old man was arrested and a “quantity of suspected illegal drugs” was recovered. A police spokesperson said, “An 18-year-old man was arrested and a quantity of suspected illegal drugs recovered by police over the weekend. “Officers conducting traffic checks near the junction of Union Street and Parsons Road, Pembroke,... Read more of this article

$180,000 In Cocaine Seized, Two People Arrested

$180,000 In Cocaine Seized, Two People Arrested

Local officials intercepted a shipment containing cocaine with an estimated street value in excess of $180,000 and two people — a male and a female — were later arrested. A  police spokesperson said, “On Thursday 5th October, 2023, Police and Customs conducted a joint operation dubbed ‘Operation Hallikar.’ “The... Read more of this article

Driver Arrested, Prohibited Weapon, Drugs

Driver Arrested, Prohibited Weapon, Drugs

A driver was arrested for suspicion of possession of a controlled drug, drug equipment and a prohibited weapon, A police spokesperson said, “Around 3:00 P.M. on Saturday, August 26th, 2023, police officers were on mobile patrol in the area of Middle Road near the junction with Montpelier Road, Devonshire, when they had cause to stop a motorcar... Read more of this article

104 ‘Fully Grown Cannabis Plants’ Seized

104 ‘Fully Grown Cannabis Plants’ Seized

The police “uprooted and seized a total of 104 fully grown cannabis plants” in the St. George’s area this weekend. A police spokesperson said, “On Sunday, 13th August 2023, Bermuda Police Service [BPS] officers from the Police Support Unit of the Tactical Operations Division, conducted an exercise targeting illegal cannabis cultivation... Read more of this article

$2.9 Million In Drugs Seized & Man Arrested

$2.9 Million In Drugs Seized & Man Arrested

An estimated $2.9 million worth of “the controlled drugs MDMA [ecstasy], shatter and cannabis” was seized, and a 45-year-old man was later arrested, the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “Close to three million dollars’ worth of controlled drugs were seized in a recent joint operation involving the Bermuda Police Service... Read more of this article

Prevention Week To Focus On Dangers Of Vaping

Prevention Week To Focus On Dangers Of Vaping

Attorney-General and Minister of Legal Affairs & Constitutional Reform Kathy Lynn Simmons announced the observance of National Prevention Week, May 7 – May 13. A Government spokesperson said, “The Department for National Drug Control [DNDC] will hold educational sessions on the dangers and consequences of E-cigarettes/vaping. “The DNDC... Read more of this article

$14 Million In Cannabis Seized, 9 People Arrested

$14 Million In Cannabis Seized, 9 People Arrested

The police “intercepted two vehicles in which persons who had just left the Executive Jet Facility” at the airport were travelling; found cannabis the police said has an “estimated street value of over $14 million” and the seizure was part of an operation which “resulted in the arrest of nine suspects, one of whom is... Read more of this article

‘Controlled Drugs’ Recovered From Water

‘Controlled Drugs’ Recovered From Water

A bag containing what is believed to be “controlled drugs” was recovered from the water in Sandys. A police spokesperson said, “Around 4:20 p.m. on Friday, April 8th, 2023, police received a report that a black bag containing several brown brick shaped packages wrapped in tape had been spotted in the water near Heritage Wharf, Royal... Read more of this article

Four Arrested And $1.9M In Cannabis Seized

Four Arrested And $1.9M In Cannabis Seized

Four people have been arrested after warrants were executed at a business and residences, and a container shipment and cannabis “with an estimated street value of $BDA 1.9 million” was seized. A police spokesperson said, “On Wednesday, March 15th, 2023, The Bermuda Police Service [BPS], conducted a joint Operation with H.M. Customs. “The... Read more of this article

Seven Arrests, Drugs/Cash Seized, Dogs Removed

Seven Arrests, Drugs/Cash Seized, Dogs Removed

The police executed two search warrants where “several packages containing the suspected controlled drugs cocaine and cannabis,” a hydroponic system, chemicals and $85,000 in currencies were seized, with seven people arrested and “four illegal dogs” removed. A police spokesperson said, “On Tuesday 7th February 2023, the Bermuda... Read more of this article

Warrant Executed, Six Arrested & Drugs Seized

Warrant Executed, Six Arrested & Drugs Seized

Cannabis and heroin that the police said has a street value of $1.3 million has been seized, and six people — five males and one female — have been arrested. A police spokesperson said, “Around 1:15 p.m. today, Monday, 14th November, 2022, the Bermuda Police Service narcotics unit assisted by the police support unit [PSU], executed... Read more of this article

120lbs Of Cannabis Seized, Three Arrested

120lbs Of Cannabis Seized, Three Arrested

Customs “intercepted a shipment found to contain approximately 120lbs of cannabis” which has an “estimated street value in excess of $5 million,” officials confirmed, adding that warrants were executed, resulting in the “arrests of three suspects in relation to this matter.” A spokesperson said, “On Monday,... Read more of this article