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Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Officers of the DEU discovers illegal ammunition - Sep 18, 2018 - 6:38:21 AM

Reports are that on Monday 17th September 2018, shortly after 9:00pm, officers of the Drug Enforcement Unit, while on mobile patrol in the Bass Lane area, observed a group of males in an abandoned building. The males on seeing the officers fled the area on foot. Officers then searched the abandoned building and discovers (15).223 rounds of ammunition, (60) .40 rounds of ammunition, and (34) 9mm rounds of ammunition with a total of (109) rounds of ammunition...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Forearm recovered - Sep 17, 2018 - 7:34:06 AM

Reports are that on Sunday 16th September 2018, shortly after 3:00pm, officers of the Central Detective Unit, while on mobile patrol in the area of Tasman Close, observed a group of males congregated in that area. The men on seeing the officers fled in different directions. Officers then checked the area and discovered a black Smith and Wesson pistol with no ammunition...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Alleged Suicide - Sep 15, 2018 - 10:39:24 PM

Reports are that on Saturday 15th September 2018, shortly before 6:00pm, police were called to a residence in Malibu Reef, where the body of an adult female was discovered hanging in a home. An autopsy will be performed to determine the exact cause of death. Police are actively investigating this matter.

POLICE ARE APPEALING TO ANYONE WITH INFORMATION REGARDING ANY CRIME, NO MATTER HOW SMALL OR INSIGNIFICANT (THE TIP) MAY SEEM, TO ANONYMOUSLY CALL POLICE AT 919 OR CRIME STOPPERS AT 328-TIPS (8477) (NEW PROVIDENCE) OR 1-242-300-8477 (FAMILY ISLANDS.)...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Suspect arraigned on fraud matters - Sep 14, 2018 - 3:12:01 PM

Travis Alexander Coakley aka “Justin Thompson” age 24 years of Exuma, was arraigned on Friday 14th September 2018, before Magistrate Renkin Johnson in Magistrate Court #3 in Freeport, Grand Bahama, on (42) counts of Fraud by False Pretenses. He pleaded not guilty to all charges and the matters were adjourned to the 3rd – 5th December 2018 and the 22nd - 24th January 2019 for trial. He was remanded to the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services until trial...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
Grand Bahama suspect arraigned on murder and conspiracy to commit murder - Sep 13, 2018 - 5:08:56 PM

Damargio Whymms age 24 years of #3 Flamingo Garden, New Providence, was arraigned before Magistrate Charlton Smith in Magistrate Court #2 on the charge of Murder and Conspiracy to Commit Murder. 

He was not required to enter a plea, due to the nature of the charges. Bail was denied and the matter was adjourned to Monday 17th December 2018. He was remanded to the Department of Correctional Services until trial...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
Grand Bahama police discover illegal firearms and ammunition after foot chase - Sep 12, 2018 - 7:45:32 AM

Reports are that on Tuesday 11th September 2018, shortly before 10:00pm, officers of the Central Detective Unit while on mobile patrol in the area of Coral Road and Royal Palm Way, observed a male on a motorcycle acting suspicious. The male upon seeing the officers fled the scene, and was observed throwing an object into bushes. Officers gave chase but the suspect was able to make good his escape. Officers went back to the area where they discovered a bag containing (2) two pistols with (13) live rounds of 9mm ammunition...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Seizure of a substantial amount of U.S currency - Sep 8, 2018 - 8:00:00 PM

Reports are that on Friday 7th September 2018, Officers of the Drug Enforcement Unit while on patrol in the area of Polaris Drive, stopped and searched a vehicle with a male occupant and discovered a substantial amount of monies totaling $47,367.00 in U.S currency, to which the occupant could not give a satisfactory account of how the monies came into his possession. The male suspect, who is from Freeport, Grand Bahama, was arrested and taken into police custody...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Operation Black- Out - Sep 6, 2018 - 7:29:49 AM

Reports are that on Wednesday 5th September 2018, between 4pm and 11pm, a joint operation named “Operation Black Out”, consisting of Officers from the Drug Enforcement Unit and Rapid Response, took to the streets of the Central area, where a number of search warrants were executed at residences in that area. This resulted in the seizure of a 9mm pistol with (8) rounds of ammunition, (49) packages of suspected cocaine, cash in the amount of $1,699.00...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Sudden Death - Sep 1, 2018 - 8:16:16 AM

Reports are that on Friday 31st August 2018, shortly after 6:00pm, police were called to a residence on Bayshore Road, Hepburn Town, Eight Mile Rock, where the lifeless body of a male was discovered in a vehicle. Foul play is not suspected at this time. Police will await an autopsy report that will determine the exact cause of death...

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Dangerous Drugs Arrest - Aug 30, 2018 - 10:07:20 AM

Reports are that on Wednesday 29th August 2018, shortly after 6:00pm, officers of the Drug Enforcement Unit and Rapid Response, in a joint operation and armed with a search warrant, went to a residence on Redwood Lane, where they discovered three packages of suspected marijuana with a street value of $8,000.00 and a large amount of cash in American and Bahamian currency. Three males were arrested and taken into police custody...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Possession of ammunition (arrest) - Aug 28, 2018 - 10:41:33 AM

Reports are that on Monday 27th August 2018, shortly before 9:00pm, officers of Rapid Response Unit, acting on information and armed with a search warrant, proceeded to a residence on Bruce Avenue, where they discovered (3) .45 ammunition. Two males of that residence was arrested and taken into police custody.

POLICE ARE APPEALING TO ANYONE WITH INFORMATION REGARDING ANY CRIME, NO MATTER HOW SMALL OR INSIGNIFICANT (THE TIP) MAY SEEM, TO ANONYMOUSLY CALL POLICE AT 919 OR CRIME STOPPERS AT 328-TIPS (8477)...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Armed robbery at a business establishment on coral road - Aug 26, 2018 - 9:08:42 AM

Reports are that on Saturday 25th August 2018 shortly after 6:00am, a male and female employee of a business establishment, while entering their place of employment on Coral Road, were held up and robbed at gunpoint by a lone male armed with a firearm, who robbed them of a deposit bag containing a quantity of money.

Police are appealing to the general public for anyone with any information to contact the Central Detective Unit in Grand Bahama at telephone numbers 350-3107 thru12, 911/919 or call your nearest police station...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF WANTED: Valantino Auston Pratt aka (T-boy) of Nassau,Bahamas - Aug 24, 2018 - 1:59:22 PM

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Officers of the Central Detective Unit in Grand Bahama need your assistance in locating 22 year old Valantino Auston Pratt aka (T-boy) of Nassau, New Providence. He is described as standing between 6’1 – 6’2” in height, dark brown complexion and slim built. His last known address is New Providence. 

If Valantino Auston Pratt is seen, please do not approach, but you are ask to contact the Central Detective Unit in Grand Bahama at telephone number 350-3107 thru12, 911/919,or call your nearest police station...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Building fire and remains discovered - Aug 22, 2018 - 9:34:40 AM

According to reports, on Wednesday 22nd August 2018, shortly after 1:00am, police from the Fire Department were called to a building fire in Pinedale, Eight Mile Rock, I-95 corner, where they met a single story wooden structure completely destroyed by fire. Officers upon checking the burnt ruins discovered the remains of a body. Officers of the Central Detective Unit are also involved in this investigation. An autopsy will be performed to determine the exact cause of death. Investigation into this matter is continuing...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Dangerous Drugs Arrest - Aug 18, 2018 - 10:50:35 AM

In the first incident on Friday 17th August 2018, shortly after 12:00pm, Officers of the Drug Enforcement Unit along with officers of the Central Detective Unit and Rapid Response, acting on information and armed with a search warrant, went to a residence on Hearne Lane where they discovered a quantity of suspected marijuana. A male suspect who resides at that residence was arrested and taken into police custody.

In the second incident, shortly after 5:00pm on Friday 17th August 2018, Officers of the Drug Enforcement Unit, while in the Coral Gardens area conducted a search of a dilapidated building, where they discovered a quantity of suspected marijuana and forty .45 rounds of ammunition...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Suspects Arraigned on Conspiracy to Commit Robbery - Aug 7, 2018 - 1:30:37 PM

Corradon Cockburn age 30 years of #7 Mangrove Avenue, New Providence and Deigo Carey age 23 years #33 Soldier Road, New Providence, was arraigned on Tuesday 7th August 2018 before Deputy Chief Magistrate Debbye Ferguson in Magistrate Court #1 on the charge off: 1. Conspiracy to Commit Robbery They both pleaded not guilty...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Shooting Incident - Aug 5, 2018 - 7:36:18 AM

Police in Grand Bahama are investigating a shooting incident that has left a male hospitalized in critical condition. 

Reports are that on Saturday 4th August 2018 shortly after 9:00pm, a male was at a business establishment on Logwood Road and upon leaving the establishment and while entering his vehicle, he was approached by two armed assailants who reportedly shot him about the body. The victim was transported to the Rand Memorial Hospital via EMS personnel where he is listed in critical condition...

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Suspect charged for killing in the course of dangerous driving - Aug 2, 2018 - 2:57:15 PM

Roberto Davano Taylor age 29 years of Freeport, Grand Bahama, was arraigned on Thursday 2nd August 2018, before Deputy Chief Magistrate Debbye Ferguson in Magistrate Court #1 on the charges of:

1.    Killing in the course of dangerous driving
2.    Driving a motor vehicle without third party insurance
3.    Driving a motor vehicle without a valid driver’s license...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Dangerous Drugs arrest - Jul 31, 2018 - 2:23:48 PM

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Samuel Williams age 35 years of Hawksbill, Grand Bahama was arrested on Friday 27th July 2018 for Possession of Dangerous Drugs with the intent to Supply. He was arraigned before Magistrate Renkin Johnson in Magistrate Court #3 on Monday 30th July 2018, where he pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 30 months at the Bahamas Department of Correctional Service.

The Royal Bahamas Police Force in Grand Bahama will continue to bring peace and tranquility to residents and neighborhoods throughout the Grand Bahama community...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Dangerous drugs arrest - Jul 30, 2018 - 12:24:03 AM

Assiduous work by Officers of the Rapid Response Unit and a team of Officers from the Drug Enforcement Unit, along with other Officers of the Uniform Branch, resulted in the arrest of (20) suspects for various offences throughout the Grand Bahama District.

Reports are that on Friday 27th July 2018, Officers of the Rapid Response Unit arrested (9) persons for various offences throughout Grand Bahama. Persons were arrested for outstanding warrants...
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