REPORT: 16 Arrested Attempting To Board Holy Ship! with Drugs

For the second yr in a row, the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has launched an inventory people arrested earlier than boarding the annual Holy Ship! cruise in Florida. Last yr, over the course each sailings, together with DJ Gina Turner the primary week.

The numbers from Holy Ship!, which returns in the present day as units sail, have been launched after it left port on the sixth. A complete 16 people are listed. They have been arrested for a spread fenses, starting from possession a managed substance, resisting an ficer, and intent to promote narcotics.

A joint effort between Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol and Port Canaveral, together with the use drug-sniffing canines, resulted within the arrests.

An anti-narcotics coverage is clearly listed on the Holy Ship! web site:

“You will probably be embarking Holy Ship! in Port Canaveral and passing by safety run by Customs and Border Protection, a division Homeland Security,” it warns.

“Your particular person and your baggage can and will probably be searched. Forget about your proper to privateness, you might be passing by a port the place all native and federal legal guidelines apply and are strictly enforced.

“Every particular person and each bit baggage will probably be inspected by canines skilled to detect explosives and contraband. Anyone discovered to be violating the regulation and/or in possession unlawful substances…will probably be arrested and banned from all future occasions.”

Photos, names, and ages these arrested will be seen , together with the costs filed towards them. The second leg the cruise,, boards in the present day from Port Canaveral.