Just around 5:40PM, yesterday 19 February, officers were on patrol in the area of Cumber Avenue, Bodden Town, when they had cause to stop and speak with a man who was behaving suspiciously in the area.
The man was subsequently searched by the officers and packets of what is believed to be ganja was found on him. Prior to being search the man was seen discarding items into a garbage bin and when the bin was searched lottery number papers were located.
The 48-year-old-man of Bodden Town was arrested on suspicion of drugs and gambling related offenses and was taken into custody. A second man, age 42 of Bodden Town, was also in the area was also searched and found to be in possession of illegal lottery ticket.
The 42-year-old-man was granted bail pending further investigation, while the 48-year-old-man remains in custody pending further enquires.
The matter is under investigation by the police.