Police investigating after copper theft in Freeport


Tribune Freeport Reporter


GRAND Bahama police are investigating the theft of copper cable wires worth $24,000 at a business in Freeport.

The incident took place between January 20 and 23, when some unknown persons reportedly stole 600ft of 100x24 copper cable wires from a business on East Sunrise Highway.

Police are asking anyone with information that can assist them with locating the suspects involved to contact police at 911/919 or the nearest police station.

In other crime news, several migrants were arrested in Eight Mile Rock when they were reportedly discovered with over $10,000 in cash.

While on routine patrol on Tuesday, officers attached to the Rapid Response Unit arrested five Haitian men, ages 42, 37, 38, 27, and 28, sometime after 11pm in the area of Martin Town, Eight Mile Rock.

Officers observed the occupants in a black-coloured Nissan Note acting suspiciously.

During a search of the men and the vehicle, officers confiscated over $10,000. The men were taken into custody and later handed over to the Bahamas Department of Immigration for further investigation.

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