The Royal Gazette reports that Bermuda customs officials arrested two cruise passengers from the Norwegian Breakaway for possession of marijuana and drugs.
A passenger from New York pleaded guilty to possessing ecstasy, cocaine and cannabis.
According to the newspaper, cruise officials notified customs officers of a smell from the passenger’s cabin. The customs officers entered and woke up a the passenger, who was sleeping. He allegedly admitted that he was in possession of the drugs. He opened the cabin safe which had "25 green pills, five yellow pills and a white powder," later determined to be ecstasy, a prescription drug and cocaine.
A local magistrate fined the passenger $3,950.
A second passenger from California also pleaded guilty to possessing pot. Cruise ship officials and customs officers searched her cabin when she was not there. They opened her cabin’s safe where they found the pot. She explained she had been prescribed pot for medical reasons.
The magistrate fined her $1,000.
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