Six People Arrested, Large Quantity of Drugs and Cash Seized

On Thursday 4th August 2022, The Bermuda Police Service Drugs Unit, assisted by the Serious Crime Department, Financial Crime Unit and Tactical Division, executed 5 search warrants at five residences located in Smiths Parish.

Several packages containing what are suspected to be controlled drugs Cocaine, Heroin, Ecstasy and Cannabis with an estimated street value of $500,000 BDA, were seized, along with cash amounting to more than $25,000.00BDA.

Police also seized two hydroponic systems, designed to grow Cannabis indoors, as well as a quantity of high value goods suspected to be acquired from the proceeds of criminality.

Six persons has been arrested in relation to this operation.

Police, assisted by Animal Wardens, also removed eight illegal dogs from some of the properties that were searched.

Detective Chief Inspector, Sherwin Joseph, of the Specialists Investigations Department stated: “This operation has disrupted the drug trafficking and money laundering activities of a major drug trafficking ring in Bermuda.”

The investigation which is being continued by the BPS Drug Unit is at a critical stage and no further information will be provided at this time.

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