POLICE PRESS RELEASE – On Saturday, August 2, 2014, officers attached to the Drug and Special Services Units conducted an operation, which led to the discovery of 31 packages of what is suspected to be cocaine and a .38 revolver, containing 4 live rounds of ammunition.
The discovery was made after a high-speed chase involving police officers and a white Subaru Wagon, registration number PJ7950, which was travelling along the Bexon Highway in a southerly direction. The chase ended at Marc, Bexon where the two suspects abandoned their vehicle and fled the scene into the nearby bushes.
A search of the area and vehicle commenced. During the search, the officers discovered several packages of what appeared to be cocaine and a firearm. Also, one of the suspects was apprehended. The drugs and firearm were photographed and packaged in the presence of the suspect and seized.
Currently, three individuals are in police custody assisting with investigation.