For the second yr in a row, the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office has launched an inventory of people arrested earlier than boarding the annual Holy Ship! cruise in Florida. Last yr, over 40 individuals have been arrested over the course of each sailings, together with DJ Gina Turner the primary week.
The numbers from Holy Ship! 12.zero, which returns immediately as 13.zero units sail, have been launched after it left port on the sixth. A complete of 16 people are listed. They have been arrested for quite a lot of offenses, starting from possession of a managed substance, resisting an officer, 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 usage of drug-sniffing canines, resulted within the arrests.
An anti-narcotics coverage is clearly listed on the Holy Ship! web site:
“You will be embarking Holy Ship! in Port Canaveral and passing through security run by Customs and Border Protection, a division of Homeland Security,” it warns.
“Your particular person and your baggage can and can 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 person and each piece of luggage will be inspected by dogs trained to detect explosives and contraband. Anyone found to be violating the law and/or in possession of illegal substances…will be arrested and banned from all future events.”
Photos, names, and ages of these arrested might be seen right here, together with the fees filed towards them. The second leg of the cruise, 13.zero, boards immediately from Port Canaveral.