THURSDAY, NOV. 10: Three Bermudians have been arrested in the UK after trying to smuggle drugs.

The trio was arrested on Saturday.

A police spokesman said: “The Bermuda Police Service can confirm the arrest of three Bermudian nationals in England on November 5, 2011.

“The trio, two females and a male had flown on a commercial flight from Barbados and were intercepted on arrival at London’s Gatwick Airport.

“When checked by authorities they were found to be in possession of what is believed to be a controlled drug hidden in property associated to them.

“The three Bermudians were taken into custody.

“Inquiries are ongoing.”

The Bermuda Sun understands that close to a kilo of cocaine is involved.

The names of the suspects have yet to be released by police.