RBPF: Police involved shooting – firearm recovered on the island of Eleuthera
- Apr 21, 2019 - 1:02:57 PM
Police are investigating a shooting incident on the island of Eleuthera
which resulted in an adult male being shot and a firearm recovered.
to reports, Officers, responded to reports of gunshots being fired in
the area of a local night club in Lower Bogue, shortly after 3:00am,
Sunday, 21st April, 2019. The responding officers discovered a male
armed with a machine gun, discharging it...
RBPF: Firearms arrest in Bimini
- Mar 27, 2019 - 2:00:11 PM
Reports are that on Wednesday 27th March 2019, shortly after 6:00am,
police in Bimini executed a search warrant at a home on Kings Highway,
Bailey Town, Bimini, where they discovered hidden in the ceiling, a
black and silver rifle, (21) .99mm rounds, (1) .45 round, (1) black
holster and a 9mm clip. Three male occupants were arrested and taken
into police custody. They are expected to be arraigned before the
Magistrate Court this week...
Six arraigned on armed robbery charges in Abaco
- Mar 6, 2019 - 11:30:23 AM
in the Abaco District will arraign six persons before the Magistrate
Court in Abaco for the offences of Armed Robbery, Shopbreaking and
Stealing. These are matters that occurred between 2018 and 2019 in the
business community of Abaco....
RBPF: 2 men are in police custody following a brazen armed robbery in Abaco
- Mar 3, 2019 - 4:05:20 PM
Reports are that on Saturday 2nd March 2019 shortly before 10:00pm,
two males one armed with a firearm and the other with a knife, entered a
business establishment on Don McKay Boulevard, Marsh Harbor, Abaco,
where they robbed the cashier of cash and two male customers of cash and
personnel items before fleeing on foot.
short time later and as a result of diligent police investigation, two
males ages 24/25 years old both from Coopers Town, Abaco, were arrested
and are assisting police with this investigation...
RBPF: Police on Cat Island are investigating the death of an adult male
- Feb 22, 2019 - 8:00:40 AM
Police on Cat Island are investigating the circumstances surrounding the
death of an adult male, Thursday, 21st February, 2019.
to reports, shortly after 5:00pm, police were called to a residence in
the settlement of The Bluff, after a male was found unresponsive in a
well on the property...
Dangerous Drug Arrest in Bimini
- Feb 18, 2019 - 9:54:23 AM
Police arrest two males on the island of Bimini after they were
found in possession of dangerous drugs in two separate incidents.
first incident occurred on Saturday 16th February 2019, shortly before
7:00pm, police were on routine patrol in the Porgy Bay area, when a male
who they observed was acting suspicious, officers then searched the
male and discovered on his person and in the vehicle he was driving, a
quantity of suspected cocaine and marijuana...
Armed robbery at residence in Murphy Town, Abaco
- Feb 14, 2019 - 10:00:40 AM
Police in Abaco are investigating an armed robbery that occurred on Wednesday 13th February 2019
Reports are that shortly before 11:00pm, three males wearing mask
and armed with a handgun, cutlass and knife, entered a residence on
South Side Road, Murphy Town, Abaco, and robbed the occupants of cash
before fleeing the area...
RBPF: Police investigate alleged drowning in waters at Half Moon Cay
- Feb 12, 2019 - 5:37:00 AM
Police are investigation an alleged drowning, Monday 11th February, 2019 which occurred on Half Moon Cay.
to reports, shortly before 3:00pm, an adult Canadian male tourist, who
was a passenger of a cruise ship, was discovered unresponsive, floating
in waters at Half Moon Cay. He was removed from the water and CPR
rendered. The victim was transported to the local clinic on Eleuthera,
where he was pronounced dead...
Exuma man dead after hoisted vehicle falls on him
- Jan 28, 2019 - 1:00:44 PM
Police on the island of Exuma are investigating an accident, which left an adult male dead, Sunday, 27th January, 2019.
to reports, shortly after 3:00pm, a man was working under a hoisted
vehicle, on his property in the settlement of Mt. Thompson, when it fell
on top of him. He sustained serious injuries and was transported to the
hospital, where he was pronounced dead...
Investigations are ongoing...
Traffic fatality on Cat Island involving motorcycle
- Jan 26, 2019 - 7:00:54 PM
Police on Cat Island are investigating a traffic accident, Saturday, 26th January, 2019 which left an American male dead.
to reports, shortly before 12:00noon, a male was driving a 2018
Sonyoung 125cc motor cycle, north along Queens Highway, in the
settlement of Smith’s Bay, when he lost control of the cycle and crashed
into a utility pole, resulting in him receiving serious injuries. He
was transported to the Community Clinic in Smith’s Bay...
RBPF: Marijuana Plants discovered in Abaco
- Jan 8, 2019 - 7:24:52 PM
Reports are that on Tuesday 8th January 2019 shortly after 1:00pm,
police and Immigration officers, acting on information, went to an area
off Ernest Dean Highway, where they discovered a number of stolen
items, and (10) pots of suspected marijuana plants ranging from 1ft. to
3ft. in height. A 46 year old female Jamaican national who was found in
the area was arrested and taken into police custody.
short time later, while making further searches in the area, officers
discovered (50) marijuana plants ranging from 1ft. to 4ft. in height...
30 Illegal Migrants Apprehended in Abaco – Drug Possession Arrest
- Jan 4, 2019 - 11:27:23 AM
Reports are that shortly before 5:00pm on Thursday 3rd January 2019,
officers while in the area of Man O-War Cay and Scotland Cay, observed a
33 ft. Haitian sloop.
They were later joined by officers of the
Immigration Dept. and took into custody (30) Haitian Nationals, (19)
males and (11) females. The vessel was towed to the Marsh Harbor
RBPF: Police investigates structural fire on the island of Andros
- Dec 22, 2018 - 11:46:33 AM
on the island of Andros, are investigating the circumstances
surrounding a fire which destroyed a government building, Friday, 21st
According to reports, shortly
after 4:00pm, Police were called to the Local Government Complex in
Fresh Creek, after receiving reports that it was on fire. Police and
residents attempted to extinguish the fire, but were unsuccessful...
RBPF: Joint Operation by Police and Defense Force Officers in Bimini
- Dec 17, 2018 - 9:57:09 AM
Reports are that on Sunday 16th December 2018, shortly after 11:00am,
officers of the Bimini Division along with officers of the Royal Bahamas
Defense Force, acting on intelligence and in a joint operation, went to
a local resort on South Bimini where they boarded a 36ft. vessel that
was moored at that resort and discovered (12) illegal immigrants (3)
females and (9) males on board. A further search of the vessel was
conducted and the officers discovered a quantity of suspected marijuana.
The captain of that vessel, a resident of New Providence was arrested
and taken into police custody...
RBPF: Police investigate alledged drowning in waters of the Exuma Cays
- Dec 17, 2018 - 9:00:59 AM
Police are investigating an alleged drowning, Sunday, 16th December, 2018, which occurred in waters of the Exuma Cays.
to reports, shortly before 11:00am, a group of persons were on a diving
excursion in the Exuma Cays, between Highborns Cay and Allan Cay, when
one of the divers, an adult male, was discovered unresponsive in the
water. He was pulled from the waters, and CPR was administered, but was
Abaco shooting Incident - Dangerous drugs arrests
- Dec 11, 2018 - 6:42:36 AM
Reports are that on Monday 10th December 2018, shortly before 9:00pm,
police were called to Southside Road in Marsh Harbor, where it was
reported that three armed males, opened fire on a group of persons on
the outside of a business establishment and fled the area on foot. A
male victim received injuries to the leg and was transported to the
local clinic where he was treated and discharged...
Eleuthera police investigate stabbing incident
- Nov 17, 2018 - 10:13:57 AM
ELEUTHERA Police on the
island of Eleuthera are investigating a stabbing incident, Saturday,
17th November, 2018, which left an adult male with serious injuries and
another in custody.
According to reports, shortly after 1:00am,
two men were at a nightclub in the settlement of Rock Sound, when they
got into an altercation, escalating into one producing a sharp object,
stabbing the other about the body...
RBPF Bimini: Homicide
- Nov 5, 2018 - 7:27:10 AM
Reports are that on Sunday 4th November 2018, shortly after 9:00pm,
a male was standing outside a business establishment in Porgy Bay,
Bimini, with a group of males, when a gunman clad in all black and armed
with a weapon, opened fire on the suspect, shooting him multiple times
about the body before fleeing on foot. The male victim was taken to the
Bimini Clinic where he succumbed to his injuries...
3850 lbs of drugs seized in Andros, Bahamas
- Oct 26, 2018 - 8:46:27 AM
The enduring and dedicated work of the men and women of the Royal
Bahamas Police Force has led to a large quantity of dangerous drugs
being recovered and three adult males taken into custody, Thursday, 25th
Shortly after 3:00pm, Drug
Enforcement Officers, assisted by RBPF Marine Support Officers, US Drug
Enforcement Agents and US Coast Guard, intercepted a 32 ft. midnight
express go fast boat...
Deadly Industrial Accident in Inagua
- Oct 21, 2018 - 8:21:28 PM
Police on the island of Inagua are investigating an industrial
accident, which has left an adult male dead, Sunday, 21st October, 2018.
to reports, shortly after 7:00am, a vessel was attempting to dock at
Morton Salt, when a male crew member became entangled in rope on the
vessel and was seriously injured. The man, who was identifies as an
Indian National, was transported to the local community clinic where he
was pronounced dead...