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Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
Police in Grand Bahama arraigned two suspects on Murder and Firearm possession charges - Jun 24, 2019 - 2:50:05 PM

Reports are that on Monday 24th June 2019, a 17 year old juvenile of Martin Town, Eight Mile Rock was arraigned before Deputy Chief Magistrate Debbye Ferguson in Magistrate Court #1 on Murder charge. He was not required to enter a plea and the matter was adjourned to the 13th August 2019 to be heard before the Juvenile Panel. He was remanded to the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services until trial...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Illegal firearm arrest - Jun 22, 2019 - 7:50:17 AM

Reports are that on Saturday 22nd June 2019 shortly after 3:00am, officers of the Northeastern Division, Mobile Unit and the Central Detective Unit, acting on information, proceeded to a business establishment on East Sunrise Highway, where they arrested a 31 year old male of Scott Avenue, who was found in possession of a .9mm glock pistol with (1) magazine containing (11) rounds of .9mm ammunition...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF: Police in Grand Bahama investigates shopbreaking - Jun 14, 2019 - 12:10:59 PM


Reports are that on Friday 14th June 2019 shortly after 6:00am, police were called to a well-known business establishment on Queens Highway, where culprits break and entered the southern entrance door to that establishment and removed an ATM machine, property of First Caribbean Bank (CIBC).

Police are assiduously investigating this matter and are appealing to the general public for any information, no matter how minute the information may seem, to call the Central Detective Unit in Grand Bahama at telephone numbers 350-3107 thru12...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Police in search of armed gunman who robbed a business establishment - Jun 5, 2019 - 12:45:21 PM

Police in Grand Bahama need your assistance in locating an armed gunman who robbed a business establishment in the Freeport area.

Reports are that on Tuesday 4th June 2019 shortly before 11:00pm, an armed male reportedly entered a business establishment on the Mall Drive and robbed the cashier of an undetermined amount of cash before fleeing the area...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF: Human remains discovered in building fire in Grand Bahama - Jun 5, 2019 - 12:11:40 PM

Police in Grand Bahama are investigating the circumstances surrounding the cause of a building fire that has claim the life of its occupant(s).

Reports are that on Wednesday 5th June 2019 shortly after 3:00am, officers of the Fire Department were called to a home in the Emerald Bay area that was completely engulfed in flames. Officers extinguished the flames and discovered human remains in the ashes....
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Drugs and Human Smuggling foiled by Law Enforcement Officers - Jun 4, 2019 - 7:30:59 AM

Reports are that on Monday 3rd June 2019 shortly before 11:00pm, officers of the Royal Bahamas Police Force and Immigration Department in collaboration and acting on information, proceeded  in police vessel to the canal area off Flamingo Lane situated off Swan Drive, where they boarded a blue and white fishing vessel and apprehended (4) Haitian nationals and (3) Brazilian nationals. A search was conducted of the vessel and officers uncovered 20lbs. of suspected marijuana...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Armed robbery - Operation Night Life - May 30, 2019 - 9:24:12 AM

Police seek assistance in locating a male culprit, responsible for an armed robbery : Reports are that on Thursday 30th May 2019, shortly after 12:00am, a lone mask gunman reportedly entered the parking lot of a business establishment, held up and robbed the employees of cash, jewelry and other personnel items before fleeing on foot.

Police are investigating this matter and are appealing to the general public for any information that can assist in this investigation...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Police investigating an armed robbery - Operation Quiet Storm - May 29, 2019 - 8:35:20 AM

Armed robbery: Reports are that on Tuesday 28th May 2019, shortly before 9:00pm, two males, one armed with a handgun, entered a business establishment on Kennedy Drive, and demanded cash from the cashier, to which he received and fled the area on foot...

Operation Quiet Storm: Reports are that on Tuesday 28th May 2019 shortly before 3:00pm, officers of the Central Division and Rapid Response, while armed with a search warrant, entered a home on Redwood Lane, where they discovered a quantity of suspected marijuana. Three males were arrested and taken into police custody...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Suspect arraigned on Attempted Murder Charge - May 28, 2019 - 12:40:57 PM

Marco Smith age 32 years of Hanna Hill, Eight Mile Rock was arraigned on Tuesday 28th May 2019 before Magistrate Gwendolyn Claude in the Eight Mile Rock, Magistrate Court, on Attempted Murder charge. He was not required to enter a plea, a preliminary enquiry will commence on the 7th September 2019. This matter is expected to proceed by Voluntary Bill of Indictment. He was denied bail in the Magistrate Court and was remanded to the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services until trial...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
Alleged drowning in Grand Bahama near Petersen Cay - May 28, 2019 - 6:35:40 AM

Reports are that on Monday 27th May 2019, shortly after 11:00am, an American male along with family members onboard a vessel, were out snorkeling in waters near Peterson Cay, when the victim reportedly began having difficulties. He was assisted by family and crew members back into the vessel and transported to Grand Bahama where he was seen by EMS personnel and later pronounced dead by doctor at the Rand Memorial Hospital...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Wanted Suspect Arraigned - May 27, 2019 - 4:25:03 PM

Wanted Suspect Johnovan Smith age 27 years of #333 Young Husband Avenue, Freeport, Grand Bahama, was arraigned on Monday 27th May 2019, before Deputy Chief Magistrate Debbye Ferguson in Magistrate Court #1 on Attempted Murder charge. He was not require to enter a plea, a preliminary enquiry will be held on Monday 16th September 2019. Bail was denied and he was remanded to the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Police investigating shooting incident that has left a male hospitalized - May 25, 2019 - 6:00:08 PM

Reports are that on Saturday 25th May 2019 shortly after 1:00pm, police were called to Andros Drive, Hawksbill, where a male reported that while sitting in his vehicle, a male known to him and driving a light colored vehicle, fired a number of gunshots at him, hitting him to the chest area. EMS personnel were called to the scene and the victim was transported to the Rand Memorial Hospital via ambulance where he was seen by doctor and is said to be listed in serious but stable condition...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Stabbing Incident has left a male hospitalized - May 25, 2019 - 7:25:18 AM

An Eight Mile Rock resident is in police custody after he was arrested for a stabbing incident.

Reports are that on Friday 24th May 2019 shortly after 11:00pm, officers of the Mobile Division, while on mobile patrol in the Pine Dale, Eight Mile Rock area, discovered a male with stab wounds to the body near a business establishment. EMS Personnel were called to the scene and the male victim was taken to the Rand Memorial Hospital where he is listed in serious, but stable condition...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Suspect arraigned on two counts of Attempted Murder - May 23, 2019 - 12:00:12 PM

Shawn Saunders age 47 years of #36 Perth Lane, South Bahamia, was arraigned on Thursday 23rd May 2019, before Deputy Chief Magistrate Debbye Ferguson in Magistrate Court #1, on (2) counts of Attempted Murder. He was not required to enter a plea, the matter was adjourned to the 5th September 2019 for trial. Bail was denied and he was remanded to the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services until trial...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Wanted Suspect arraigned before Deputy Chief Magistrate - May 22, 2019 - 6:20:39 PM

Tavares Demonte Beckford aka”Foe” age 43 years of Domingo Height, New Providence was arraigned on Wednesday 22nd May 2019 before Deputy Chief Magistrate Debbye Ferguson in Magistrate Court #1 on the charges of Murder, Attempted Murder, Possession of Dangerous Drugs, (4) counts of Possession of Unlicensed Firearm, (2) counts of Possession of Ammunition with the intent to supply and (1) count of Possession of Ammunition...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Stabbing Incident has left a male hospitalized - May 20, 2019 - 8:50:44 AM

Police in Grand Bahama are investigating a stabbing incident that has left a male hospitalized.

Reports are that on Monday 20th May 2019 shortly after 12:00am,  a male reported that while at Taino Beach, he and a male who is known to him, where involved in an altercation, the male then produced a knife and stabbed him to the abdomen...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Police are investigating 2 Shooting incidents that has left 2 males with injuries - May 18, 2019 - 9:00:47 AM

Police in Grand Bahama are investigating a shooting incident that has left a male with injuries.

Reports are that on Saturday 18th May 2019 shortly after 12:00am, a male reported to police that while at a business establishment on Queens Highway, he was involved in an altercation with another male who then produced a handgun and shot him several times to the body. He was taken to the Rand Memorial Hospital via private vehicle and seen by doctor. He is listed in stable condition...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF: Grand Bahama Police captures wanted fugitive and uncovers firearms - May 17, 2019 - 9:05:30 PM

Reports are that on Friday 17th May 2019 shortly after 3:00pm,  a team of officers in Abaco, acting on intelligence, went to an area in Murphy Town and discovered in bushes (16) packages of suspected marijuana, (7) .40 rounds of ammunition, (6) .38 rounds of ammunition, (108).45 rounds of ammunition, (2) .45 hollow tip rounds of ammunition, (35) .45 brass rounds of ammunition and (1) .45 magazine, altogether totaling (158) live rounds of ammunition...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Dangerous Drug Arrest - May 17, 2019 - 8:35:38 AM

Reports are that on Thursday 16th May 2019 shortly after 8:00pm, a team of officers of the Eight Mile Rock Division, acting on information, went to an unoccupied building on Fire Hydrant Corner, Pine Dale, Eight Mile Rock, where they discovered in the ceiling two clear plastic bag containing 2.68 lbs. of suspected marijuana with a street value of $2,400.00. A 32 year old male was arrested and taken into police custody...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF: Grand Bahama police are investigating an alleged drowning that has left a male dead - May 15, 2019 - 10:40:01 AM

Reports are that on Tuesday 14th May 2019 shortly after 9:00pm, police were called to Portacall Drive, Bahama Terrace near the canal, where they discovered a white truck submerged under water. Officers of the Police Marine Section with assistance from a private vessel and crew, hoisted the vehicle out of water and recovered the body of a lifeless male. 

Investigation will continue into this matter, and an autopsy will be performed to determine the exact cause of death...

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