$2.5 million in cocaine seized in Bahamas

first_img Share Tweet Sharing is caring! Share LocalNews $2.5 million in cocaine seized in Bahamas by: – September 3, 2012center_img Share 11 Views   no discussions Cocaine. Photo credit: topnews.aeNASSAU, Bahamas — A joint operation by law enforcement agencies near Great Inagua in The Bahamas resulted in the seizure of an estimated $2.5 million worth of cocaine, police said on Friday.Police seized the 345 pounds of cocaine on North West Cay, an island north of Great Inagua, around 4:30 am on Thursday, according to Superintendent Stephen Dean.The Drug Enforcement Unit and the United States Drug Enforcement Administration arrested two men, a 44-year-old Dominican Republic national and a 41-year-old Turks and Caicos resident shortly after the large find.Dean said the suspects will be arraigned in court sometime this week.The seizure comes just over a week after law enforcement agencies in Grand Bahama seized $1.2 million in cocaine from the Freeport Container Port.The narcotics were discovered in a container that arrived from Peru and was being transported to Toronto, Canada, according to police.Caribbean News Nowlast_img

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