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Men arrested after police raid nets guns, drugs and cash

Several men have been arrested after a police raid found weapons, drugs and cash, police said last night.

The incident happened last Saturday when officers representing various departments and units of the Bermuda Police Service including the Public Protection Department, Serious Crime and Drug Units combined to execute a warrant at a residence on Middle Road, Southampton.

A Police spokesman said: “This warrant resulted in the seizure of prohibited weapons, a large quantity of the controlled drug cannabis as well as cocaine and cannabis resin prepared for distribution.

“A significant quantity of cash in various currencies was additionally seized and is currently being held under the provisions of Section 50 of the Proceeds of Crime Act.

“Any person with information about the activity at this residence is urged to contact the Bermuda Police Service’s Drug Unit at 247-1076 or submit confidential information via Crime Stoppers at 800-8477.”

Detective Chief Inspector Sean Field-Lament stated: “This robust proactive operation demonstrates the resolve of the Bermuda Police Service to tackle its service priorities of guns, gangs, drugs and violent crime and its continued commitment to making Bermuda safer.”

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Published November 23, 2011 at 8:51 am (Updated November 23, 2011 at 8:51 am)

Men arrested after police raid nets guns, drugs and cash

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