Saturday 14 September, 2019

Burkie held with $100K

Sea Lots community leader Cedric “Burkie” Burke was arrested during a police exercise in Sea Lots on Wednesday. 

According to reports, Burke was held for questioning after a large quantity of cash was discovered at his house that he was unable to account for.

The sum was an estimated $100,000.

Burke is said to have been detained along with two other men from Sea Lots, who were held in relation to marijuana possession and on shooting enquiries. 

Police were assisted by officers attached to the Inter-Agency Task Force, the Guard and Emergency Branch, and the Financial Investigations Bureau (FIB).

We'll have more details as they become available.

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