RBPF Grand Bahama: Police investigate drowning
- Oct 23, 2018 - 6:37:03 AM
Police in Grand Bahama are investigating the drowning of an adult male visiting the island on Monday 22nd October 2018.
to reports, the male visitor went to Taino Beach sometime after 3:00pm,
where, he went snorkeling. Sometime later, he was found lying at the
edge of the water unresponsive. Emergency personnel responded, and the
male was taken to the Rand Memorial Hospital for further medical
assistance where he later succumbed...
RBPF Grand Bahama: Operation Touch Down and Sunset Strike - Northern District
- Oct 12, 2018 - 10:51:07 AM
Reports are that on Thursday 11th October 2018, Law Enforcement
Officers ( Police and Immigration Officers) in Central Abaco launched
“Operation Touch Down”, where (40) persons were cited for various
traffic infractions, (4) persons arrested for outstanding Warrants and
(5) persons arrested for Immigration purposes.
Also on the same date, in Grand Bahama, Operation Sunset Strike was launched between the hours of 5:00pm - 11:00pm...
Grand Bahama police discover 226 lbs suspected marijuana
- Oct 10, 2018 - 10:55:25 AM
Reports are that on Tuesday 9th October 2018, shortly before
4:00pm, officers of the Central Detective Unit along with Immigration
officers and the K-9 Unit, acting on information, went to Florin Drive,
South Bahamia, and discovered in bushes, (9) crocus bags, all containing
packages of suspected marijuana.
The weight of the
suspected marijuana was (226) pounds with a street value of $226,000.00.
There were no arrest made in this matter, investigation will continue...
Grand Bahama Suspects Arraignments in Magistrate Court
- Oct 9, 2018 - 6:33:46 PM
Suspects arraigned before The Magistrate Court on major offences in Grand Bahama
Felicos Joseph age 52 years of Haiti, was arraigned before Magistrate
Debbye Ferguson in Magistrate Court #2 on the charge of Unlawful Sexual
Intercourse. He was not required to enter a plea, the matter was
adjourned to the 28th February 2019 for trial. Bail was denied. This
matter will proceed by way of Voluntary Bill of Indictment...
Grand Bahama male found in possession of firearm at business establishment
- Oct 9, 2018 - 6:32:55 AM
Reports are that on Monday 8th October 2018 shortly before 10:00pm,
officers acting on information, went to West Beach Drive, at a business
establishment, where a male was found in possession of a black and
silver 9mm pistol.
He was arrested, taken into police custody and is
expected to be arraigned before the Magistrate Court this week...
RBPF Grand Bahama: Operation Midnight Strike
- Oct 7, 2018 - 2:34:27 PM
In keeping with the Commissioner’s Policing Plan for 2018 Priority
#1 “Crime Prevention and Reduction of Crime” and Priority #2 Public and
Road Safety”. Officers of Grand Bahama arrested (5) persons and issued
(67) Fixed Penalty Notices between Friday 5th October 2018 and Sunday
7th October 2018.
Reports are that on
Friday 5th October 2018 between 5:30pm and 8:30pm, officers of the
Traffic Division conducted operation “Steel Curtain” that covered most
of the Divisions in the Grand Bahama District, and yielded (67) fixed
RBPF Grand Bahama: Operation Blackout
- Oct 6, 2018 - 7:30:45 PM
Reports are that on Friday 5th October 2018 between the hours of
5pm and 2am, officers executed search warrants on five residence in the
Freeport area and arrested (5) suspects for possession of dangerous
drugs, illegal firearms and ammunition in separate incidents.
took into possession a quantity of ammunition, (2) imitation firearm,
(2) packages of suspected marijuana weighing (2) lbs. and (15) foil
wraps of suspected marijuana...
RBPF Grand Bahama: Found drugs
- Oct 4, 2018 - 10:54:24 PM
Reports are that Drug Enforcement Unit Officers in Grand Bahama on
Thursday 4th October 2018, shortly before 9:00pm, acting on information,
went to Abaco Drive, where they searched a bushy area and discovered a
plastic bag containing suspected marijuana. There were no arrest in this
Weight of the suspected marijuana is 2lbs...
RBPF: Attempted armed robbery foiled in Grand Bahama
- Oct 2, 2018 - 9:45:35 AM
Reports are that on Tuesday 2nd October 2018, shortly after 1:00am,
police were called to Waterfall Drive, in Seahorse Village, where two
males reportedly entered a home brandishing a firearm and a knife, and
demanded cash and other personal properties from residents who reside in
the home. The occupants resisted and a fight ensued where the culprits
were stabbed multiple times about the body. The culprits then tried to
escape in a vehicle, but were again interrupted by residents of the home
and the vehicle received extensive damages...
RBPF Grand Bahama: Apparent drowning - Attempted armed robbery
- Oct 1, 2018 - 6:37:53 AM
Reports are that on Sunday 30th September 2018 shortly after 1:00pm,
police were called to Silver Palm Street, where it was reported that a
group of persons were at that location, when a male jumped into the
canal. After some time when the male did not resurface, another male
went into water and retrieved him. CPR was administered...
The second incident occurred shortly after 9:00pm, reports are that
two masked males, both armed with a firearm, entered a business
establishment in Hunters, held up a security guard and a female employee
and demanded cash. The female employee ran into the bathroom and was
shot to the leg. Both bandits made good their escape by foot without any
$86,000 in suspected marijuana discovered in Grand Bahama
- Sep 27, 2018 - 6:59:10 AM
Reports are that on Wednesday 26th September 2018, shortly before
12:00 p.m., officers of the Drug Enforcement Unit and officers of the
Central Detective Unit, were called to the Grand Bahama Shipyard, where
they discovered attached to the bottom of a cargo vessel, a metal
container with thirty eight wrapped packages of suspected marijuana
inside. The estimated weight of the suspected marijuana is (86) lbs.,
with a street value of $86,000.00 eighty six thousand dollars...
3 bags of suspected marijuana, revolver and ammo found in Eight Mile Rock
- Sep 26, 2018 - 6:15:22 AM
Reports are that on Tuesday 25th September 2018, shortly after
1:00pm, Drug Enforcement Unit Officers, assisted by Bahamas Custom
Officers, and acting on information, went to the Graveyard Corner, in
Eight Mile Rock, where they conducted a search of nearby bushes and
discovered a bag containing three (3) plastic bags of suspected
marijuana and a chrome.22 revolver with (2) .22 rounds of ammunition.
There were no suspects arrested in this matter...
Grand Bahama DEU discover 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...
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...
RBPF Grand Bahama: Alleged Suicide in Malibu Reef
- 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
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...
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.
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
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...
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...
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...