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Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Bimini police investigating fire at BPL - May 28, 2019 - 9:37:12 AM

Reports are that on Monday 27th May 2019 shortly before 9:00pm, police were alerted of a fire at the power plant of Bahamas Power and Light Company on North Bimini. Officers and members of the Bimini Volunteer Firefighters along with volunteers from Bimini Resort and the community, assisted in extinguishing the fire that destroyed two (2) main engines of the power plant. Residents residing on North and South Bimini were without power services...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Police investigating a traffic fatality on the island of San Salvador - May 26, 2019 - 6:38:53 PM

Police on the island of San Salvador are investigating a traffic crash Sunday, 26th May, 2019 which left an adult female dead.

According to reports, shortly after 12:00noon, a traffic crash occurred on Queen’s Highway near the community of Sandy Point, involving a champagne colour 2011 Hyundai Jeep and a black 2010 Nissan Note...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Police on the island of Abaco are investigating a shooting incident that has left a male hospitalized. - May 26, 2019 - 9:28:19 AM

Reports are that on Saturday 25th May 2019 shortly before 9:00pm, police on the island of Abaco were called to the Marsh Harbour Health Clinic, where a male presented himself with a gunshot wound to the face. He reported that while in Murphy Town sitting in his vehicle, he was approached by a male known to him, who pointed a firearm in his direction, opened fire, hitting him in the face and fled. He was rushed to the Marsh Harbour Health Clinic via private vehicle and was seen by doctor who listed his injuries as serious, but stable. He was later airlifted to New Providence to seek further medical attention...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Police Investigates Plane Crash – Staniel Cay, Exuma - May 20, 2019 - 4:30:01 PM

Police are investigating a plane crash which occurred Monday, 20th May, 2019 at Staniel Cay, Exuma.

Reports are that shortly after 10:00am, Police on Staniel Cay, Exuma received a report that a plane had crashed at the airport. Upon arrival at that location, Officers discovered that a white 402 Cessna twin engine aircraft Registration CH6AAL had crashed into a chain link fence as it attempted to land. No one was injured....
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF Abaco: Shooting Incident has left a male with injuries - May 17, 2019 - 5:18:55 PM


Reports are that on Friday 17th May 2019 shortly  before 11:00am, an argument ensued between two males while in the Pigeon Peas community, when one of the males withdrew a handgun and shot the other male several times about the body before fleeing the scene. The male victim was taken by private vehicle to the Abaco Health Centre and is said to be listed in stable condition.

Police are actively investigating this matter...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Police on the Island of Bimini make significant discovery of dangerous drugs and firearms - May 15, 2019 - 9:50:03 PM

Reports are that on Wednesday 15th May 2019 shortly after 12:00pm, police on the island of Bimini, acting on intelligence, went to a beach area just off Queens Highway, Alice Town, Bimini, where they discovered buried in the sand dune, (2) packages containing suspected marijuana, (4) packages of suspected cocaine, (1) 9mm pistol with (7) .9mm ammunition, (1) magazine, (1) Glock .9mm pistol with (21) .9mm ammunition and (1) extended magazine...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Police in Abaco arrest two males after they were found in possession of dangerous drugs - May 15, 2019 - 9:30:31 AM

Reports are that on Tuesday 14th May 2019 shortly after 10:00pm, police in Abaco, while armed with a search warrant, went to a residence in Government Subdivision, Marsh Harbour, Abaco, were they discovered a quantity of suspected marijuana. Two males occupants were arrested and taken into police custody.

The estimated weight of the suspected marijuana is 1.6lbs with a street value of $1,600.00...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: 3 males in custody following a large drug bust in waters off Andros Island - May 3, 2019 - 5:30:45 PM

According to reports, shortly after 6:00am Friday, 3rd May, 2019 Drug Enforcement Unit Officers, Marine Support Services Officers and U.S Law Enforcement Officers intercepted a 27ft white speed boat in waters twenty (20) miles southwest of South Andros. A search of the vessel uncovered forty-three (43) crocus sacks with suspected marijuana. Three adult Bahamian males who were on board, were taken into custody and are expected to be formally charged before the Magistrate Court next week...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Exuma police investigating death of a male - May 1, 2019 - 11:45:00 PM

Police on the Island of Exuma are investigating the death of a male whose body was discovered in a building under construction, Wednesday, 1st May, 2019.

According to reports, shortly after 8:00pm, police responded to Queens Highway and Bahama Sound Boulevard, after receiving reports that a male was discovered unresponsive in a building under construction...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
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.

According 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...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
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...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Six arraigned on armed robbery charges in Abaco - Mar 6, 2019 - 11:30:23 AM


Officers 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....
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
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.

A 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...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
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.

According 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...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
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.

The 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...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
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...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
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.

According 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...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
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.

According 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...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
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.

According 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...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
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.

A short time later, while making further searches in the area, officers discovered (50) marijuana plants ranging from 1ft. to 4ft. in height...

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