1 woman dead after shooting in Grand Bahama, police ask for public's assistance
- Apr 2, 2017 - 2:12:16 AM
Police in Grand Bahama are investigating a shooting incident that has left a female dead.
Reports are that on Saturday 1st April 2017, shortly after 9:00pm, police were called to a business
establishment on Oakes Street where reports of gunshots were heard. Officers on arrival at the scene met
the lifeless body of a female lying on the ground with a gunshot wound to the body.
Police are actively investigating this matter and are appealing to the general public for anyone with any
information that can assist with this investigation to call them...
Field of marijuana plants discovered in Abaco
- Apr 1, 2017 - 12:39:35 PM
Police in Abaco discovers large marijuana field on Friday 31st April 2017.
Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Plans for 2017, shortly before 1:00pm, police in Abaco acting
on information went to an area in Fox Town, Abaco, where they discovered a field of marijuana plants
totaling (692) plants. There were no arrest made in this matter and investigation is continuing...
Nassau Police Probe Stabbing Death, Three Females and a Male in Custody - Police Probe Alleged Drowning Death of a Male Visitor
- Mar 31, 2017 - 2:52:07 PM
Police Probe Stabbing Death, Three Females and a Male in Custody:Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the stabbing death of a man that occurred on Friday 31st March 2017.
to reports, around 12:30am, a fight broke out among a group of persons
at Potters Cay Dock that led to a man being stabbed...
Police Probe Alleged Drowning Death of a Male Visitor: Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the apparent
drowning death of an adult male visitor from Texas, USA that occurred on
Thursday 30th March 2017...
Nassau Police Make Drug Seizures - Police Seized Two Firearms
- Mar 31, 2017 - 12:39:27 PM
Police Make Drug Seizures: Consistent with the Commissioner’s Police Plan for 2017, Police in New
Providence seized a quantity of dangerous drugs on Thursday 30th March
Shortly after 12:30pm, police assigned to the Eastern Division
conducted a search of a busy area located on Gun Hill Road where they
uncovered a quantity of marijuana in a pillowcase...
Police Seized Two Firearms: Consistent with the Commissioner’s Police Plan for 2017, police seized
two firearms off the streets of New Providence on Thursday 30th March
Police Make Drug Seizures in Eleuthera
- Mar 31, 2017 - 11:21:18 AM
Consistent with the Commissioner’s Police Plan for 2017, Police
in Eleuthera seized a quantity of dangerous drugs on Thursday 30th March
Shortly after 12:30pm, police assigned to the Eleuthera
District were on mobile patrol on Russell Island, when they saw a man
standing on the side of the road with a bag on his shoulder acting
suspiciously. The man on seeing the officers dropped the bag to the
ground and fled on foot. The officers gave chase but were unable to
catch the man. The bag was searched and two pounds of marijuana was
RBPF Wanted: Codero Smith, Delano Taylor, & Vilner Desir
- Mar 29, 2017 - 11:35:13 PM
Police are seeking the public’s help in locating three men who are
wanted for breaching the terms of their bail conditions issued by the
The first suspect is 22 – year old Codero Smith of Halifax Street, Stapledon Gardens.
Smith is a dark brown male, slim build and about 5’ 10” tall.
The second suspect is 21 – year old Delano Taylor of St. Albans Drive.
Taylor is a dark brown male, slim build and about 5’ 10” tall.
The final suspect is 21 – year old Vilner Desir of St. Albans Drive...
Cat Island Man Arrested for Cocaine and Marijuana Possession
- Mar 29, 2017 - 11:00:30 PM
Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Plan for 2017, police in Cat Island took a man into after they
found him in possession of a quantity of dangerous drugs on Tuesday 28th March 2017.
According to reports, shortly before 7:00pm, officers in Cat Island were on mobile patrol in McQueens,
when a Ford truck with one man aboard was intercepted.
The vehicle was searched and a quantity of cocaine and marijuana was found. The man was
subsequently arrested and taken into custody...
Armed Robbery in Russell Town, EMR, Grand Bahama
- Mar 29, 2017 - 2:43:24 PM
Police in Grand Bahama are investigating an armed robbery that occurred on Tuesday 28th March 2017.
Reports are that shortly before 12:00pm, a male armed with a handgun entered a business establishment in
Russell Town, Eight Mile Rock and robbed the employee before making good his escape on foot.
A short time later police arrested a 22 year old male of Russell Town, Eight Mile Rock, who is assisting
police with their investigation into this matter.
RBPF Wanted for Murder: Tico Omar 'Pit bull' Lightbourne of Nassau
- Mar 27, 2017 - 1:54:34 PM
The Royal Bahamas Police Force is asking the
public for help in locating 31 – year old Tico Omar Lightbourne, otherwise called “Pit bull” of McCartney Lane and Wilson Track
He is wanted in connection with the Murder and attempted murder of two
males that occurred on Saturday 25th March 2017, at a club located on
Quintine Alley and Wulff Road.
is a dark brown male, medium build, about 5’ 5” to 5’ 7” tall.
Police probe traffic death in Exuma
- Mar 26, 2017 - 2:25:37 PM
Police in Exuma are investigating a traffic accident that has left a man dead on Saturday 25th March 2017.
According to reports, around 6:00pm, a collision occurred on Queens
Highway, George Town, Exuma involving a Suzuki Solio motorcar driven by
an adult male and a Mack truck driven by an adult male. The driver of
the motorcar received serious injuries and was pronounced dead on the
scene by the island’s local doctor...
Police appeal for information in shooting death - Searching for suspects in three armed robberies
- Mar 25, 2017 - 10:52:25 AM
Police appeal for information in shooting death - Police
are also appealing to the public for information to assist in their
investigations into a shooting incident that has left a man dead and
another detained in hospital on Saturday 25th March 2017...
Police searching for suspects in three armed robberies - Police are seeking the public’s help in locating several suspects responsible for three separate arm robberies. In
the first incident, shortly after 11:00am on Friday 24th March 2017,
two men armed with handguns robbed a jewelry store in the Marathon Mall
of an undisclosed amound...
Nassau Police Release Sketch of Wanted Suspect
- Mar 24, 2017 - 5:04:44 PM
Police have released a composite sketch of an adult male of interest in a homicide case.
Police is asking for the public's help in locating the man and want to question him in connection with a recent murder.
The person of interest is a medium brown male, slim built, about 5’ 10” to 5’ 11” tall...
RBPF Wanted for Murder: Mark Clear and Marvin Reckley
- Mar 24, 2017 - 4:56:24 PM
The Royal Bahamas Police Force is also asking the public for help in
locating two suspects wanted for wanted some recent murders.
The first suspect is 28 – year old
Mark Clear of Kemp Road.
is a dark brown male, slim build, about 5’ 5” to 5’ 7” tall. The second suspect is 27 – year old
Marvin Sherman Reckley of Palmetto Avenue
American visitor found unconscious in waters off Grand Bahama
- Mar 24, 2017 - 1:37:30 PM
Police in Grand Bahama are investigating the death of an 80 year old American female on Thursday 23rd
Reports are that shortly before 11:00am, a female visitor was in waters near Silver Point Drive where she
was later found unconscious. Police and EMS personnel were called to the scene and transported the
unconscious female to the Rand Memorial Hospital where she later succumbed...
RBPF Wanted: Omar Archer of Nassau
- Mar 24, 2017 - 12:17:12 PM
Bahamas Police Force is asking the public for help in locating 45 – year
old Omar Archer of Lewis Street, Nassau Village who is wanted for
questioning reference to possession of an unlicensed firearm.
Archer is a dark brown male, slim build, about 5’ 9” to 6’ tall...
Nassau Police Seize 6 Illegal Guns In 24 Hours, 2 Men In Custody
- Mar 24, 2017 - 11:44:44 AM
Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Plan for 2017, the Royal Bahamas Police Force is reporting
that, through two coordinated operations, 6 firearms and several rounds of ammunition were seized over a
In the first incident, which occurred around 9:30pm on Wednesday 22nd March 2017, officers assigned to
the Selective Enforcement Team were conducting an operation on East Street South, when they saw a
man acting in a suspicious manner. He was accosted, searched and a 9mm pistol and fifteen rounds of
ammunition taken from his waistband. The man was subsequently arrested and taken into custody...
Nassau police seek help in locating armed robbery suspects
- Mar 22, 2017 - 11:27:52 PM
Police are searching for two men responsible for an armed robbery that occurred on Tuesday 21st March 2017.
According to reports, shortly after 8:00pm, three female workers were
preparing to leave the Parliamentary Voters Card distribution outlet
located at St. Barnabas Church Activity Center, off blue Hill Road, when
they were approached by two men armed with a handgun, who robbed them
of cash and a cell phone before fleeing on foot...
Bimini drug seizure suspects arraigned in Nassau
- Mar 21, 2017 - 3:21:43 PM
Shelrey Swain age 42 years of Murphy Town, Abaco was arraigned before Magistrate Andrew Forbes in
Magistrate Court #8 Nassau Street, New Providence on Possession of Dangerous Drugs with the intent to
supply, he pleaded not guilty to the charge and was remanded to the Bahamas Department of Correctional
Services until trial on the 16th June 2017.
Romeris Stuart age 45 years and Richard Smith age 44 years, both of Bailey Town, Bimini were arraigned
before Magistrate Andrew Forbes in Magistrate Court #8 Nassau Street, New Providence on (2) counts of
Possession of Dangerous Drugs with the intent to supply....
Royal Bahamas Police Force Medal Presentation (Second Ceremony) at Government House
- Mar 21, 2017 - 3:18:43 PM
Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling presented
medals to over 200 officers of the Royal Bahamas Police Force during
the second Medal Presentation on the Lower Grounds of Government House
on Wednesday, March 15, 2017.
In group photos, the Governor General (centre) stands next to Prime
Minister the Rt. Hon. Perry Christie (centre left) and Minister Nottage
Police make two major drug seizures in Bimini
- Mar 19, 2017 - 11:10:14 PM
Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Priorities for 2017,
officers of the Drug Enforcement Unit along with U.S Law Enforcement
Officers took three men in custody after they seized a large amount of
dangerous drugs during two separate incidents in Bimini on Sunday 19th
The first incident took place shortly after 8:00am,
officers executed a search warrant at a residence on South Bimini where
they discovered 191.5 lbs. of marijuana with a street value of over
$191,000 (one hundred and ninety one thousand dollars). A 54 year old
male resident of Bimini was taken into police custody...