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2021-01-13 - 14:46:23  LOCAL | 

BPS RESPOND TO DRUG BUST ON THE HIGH SEAS


TNN investigate a social media post that’s has been circulating since Monday January 11th, suggesting a police raid on the high seas somewhere near Argus Banks. The detail message shown below identify the incident between police and drug dealers.

“Reports are circulating of an apparent police narcotics sea raid having taken place last night at the area of Argus Banks, where suspects were said to have been interrupted procuring a massive batch of a substance believed to be cocaine - rumoured estimates have stated more than 100 kilos.

Purportedly the suspects were able to escape from police efforts via boat, leaving a bevy of parcels floating about offshore and police attempting to recover the product.”

TNN has sought confirmation on this matter from the BPS media relations manager, issue this response. 

“The Bermuda Police Service has received several queries regarding a purported drug seizure that is said to have occurred in waters just off the island, sometime on the evening of Sunday 10th January, 2021.

It is alleged that several packages of illegal drugs were thrown overboard and have been washing up on South Shore beaches.

However, the BPS was not involved in any high seas drug interdiction exercise last Sunday night and there have been no confirmed reports of drug packages being found on the South Shore.

We urge anyone who may find any suspicious packages in that area or, anywhere along the shoreline, to immediately call 211 or, the main police number 295-0011.”
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