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Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
One dead after Exuma boat explosion - Jun 30, 2018 - 4:30:15 PM

Police on the Island of Exuma are investigating a boating accident which left one person dead and several others injured, Saturday, 30th June, 2018.

According to reports, shortly after 9:00am, a 40’ chartered tour boat was traveling in waters just off Barraterre, Exuma, with ten (10) tourists and two (2) Bahamians on board, when an engine exploded causing the boat to catch afire. Ten persons on board the boat were injured and transported to the mini hospital in George Town...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Harbour Island police investigate indecent assault incident - Jun 28, 2018 - 6:00:28 PM

Police on the of Harbour Island are investigating two reports of indecent assault on two juvenile female tourists, Thursday, 28th June, 2018.

According to reports, sometime between the hours of 12:00mid midnight and 2:00am, the females were on a beach on Harbour Island when they were indecently assaulted by two adult Bahamian males. The two men, residents of Harbour Island, were taken into custody...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Alleged drowning incident in Great Stirrup Cay - Jun 28, 2018 - 5:00:36 PM

Police on the Island of Berry Island are investigating the death of a Chinese female.

According to reports, shortly after 11:00am, Thursday, 28th June, 2018, an adult female was discovered unresponsive floating in waters off Great Stirrup Cay. She was removed from the water and CPR rendered. She was transported to the local clinic on Berry Island where she was pronounced dead'...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Missing Persons
RBPF MISSING: 71-yr-old Kermit Pratt of Andros - Jun 27, 2018 - 12:27:27 PM

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Police are seeking the public’s help in locating 71 year old Kermit Pratt aka Kudda Brown of North Mastic Point, Andros.

Pratt is described as being about 5’6” tall, slim build with dark brown complexion. He has been diagnosed as having Alzheimer. He was last seen on Monday, 18th June, 2018 in North Mastic Point... 
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Exuma police investigate armed robberies - Jun 26, 2018 - 8:25:09 AM

Police on the island of Exuma are investigating two armed robberies which occurred Monday, 25th June, 2018.

In the first incident, according to reports, shortly after 4:00pm, two men, one armed with a knife, entered a liquor store in Mt. Thompson, Exuma, held an employee at bay and robbed the establishment of cash before fleeing on foot...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Alleged drowning incident on the island of Bimini - Jun 24, 2018 - 8:55:37 PM

Police on the island of Bimini are investigating the death of a 54 year old American male.

Reports are that on Sunday 24th June 2018 shortly after 11:00am, an American male along with family members, were reportedly swimming on Luna Beach that is situated on the northern side of North Bimini, when the male reportedly was seen floating in water. Emergency CPR was given and the victim was taken to the Bimini Community Clinic by Emergency Personnel where he was pronounced dead...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Structural Fire Investigation- Harbour Island - Jun 17, 2018 - 9:05:16 AM

Police on the island of Eleuthera are investigating a fire which destroyed a two story structure on Harbour Island, Saturday, 16th June, 2018.

According to reports, shortly after 11am, a propane delivery truck was servicing a propane tank at a wash house, when an explosion occurred, resulting in the building catching afire. Attempts by the police and residence to extinguish the fire were unsuccessful, and the building was totally destroyed...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Marijuana field discovered in Abaco - Jun 12, 2018 - 7:45:23 PM

Abaco, Bahamas - Police in Abaco have discovered a large marijuana field in the Marsh Harbor area.

Reports are that on Tuesday 12th June 2018 shortly after 12:00pm, officers of the Abaco District, acting on information, went to a bushy area south of the Leonard Thompson International Airport, where they discovered 1000 marijuana trees ranging from two to eight feet in height. There were no arrest made in this matter...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
American male arrested in Abaco for possession of dangerous drugs - Jun 9, 2018 - 9:20:33 AM

Reports are that on Friday 8th June 2018, shortly before 10:00am, an American male was arrested by police while at the Leonard .M. Thompson International Airport for possession of dangerous drugs. He was arraigned before the Marsh Harbor Stipendiary and Circuit Magistrate Ancella Evans, pleaded guilty to the charge, was fined $300 and deported back to the United States of America...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
2 Abaco females found in possession of dangerous drugs - Alleged drowning - Jun 6, 2018 - 6:24:43 PM

2 females are in police custody after they were found in possession of dangerous drugs in Abaco: Reports are that on Tuesday 5th June 2018, shortly before 8:00pm, officers acting on information and armed with a search warrant, went to a residence in High Rock, Marsh Harbor, Abaco, where they searched the home and discovered (2) plastic bags of suspected marijuana...

Alleged drowning: Police in Abaco are investigating the death of a male who was found in waters near the Government Dock...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
24-yr-old Abaco man arrested for possession of firearm and ammo - Jun 1, 2018 - 9:11:13 AM

Police in Abaco took into custody a 24 year old male of the Mudd, Abaco, after he was found in possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition.

Reports are that on Friday 1st June 2018, shortly before 2:00am, officers acting on information, went to an area on Charles Sawyer Highway, where they conducted a search of a silver Honda Fit vehicle with one male passenger and discovered a black and silver 9mm pistol with a clip containing (10) live rounds of ammunition...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Apparent drowning in Guana Cay, Abaco - May 31, 2018 - 6:27:59 AM

Police in Abaco are investigating an apparent drowning on Guana Cay of a 72 year old male.

Reports are that on Tuesday 30th May 2018, shortly after 4:00pm, police received a report that two males on a 44 ft. vessel, were swimming in the area of Bakers Bay dock on Guana Cay, when the other male was discovered floating in waters. CPR was rendered but the male victim never regained consciousness...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Police investigates stabbing incident in Andros - May 28, 2018 - 8:37:10 PM

Police on the Island of Andros are investigating a stabbing incident Sunday, 27th May 2018, which has left an adult male with injuries.

Shortly after 8:00pm, police were called to the Nicholls Town Clinic, after receiving information that a male presented with stab wounds to his body. Reports are that the victim got into an argument with a male relative while at a home in Lowe Sound, resulting in him being stabbed...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Armed robbery in Spanish Cay, Abaco - May 28, 2018 - 1:14:46 PM

Police in Abaco need the public’s assistance in finding the culprits who robbed a business establishment on Spanish Cay, Abaco. 

Reports are that on Sunday 27th May 2018, shortly after 10:00pm, two male culprits, both reportedly armed with firearms, entered a business establishment on Spanish Cay, accosted two employees and stole cash before making good their escape...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: 2 males arraigned in the magistrate court in Abaco on causing grievous harm and stealing - May 22, 2018 - 2:00:59 PM

Obrien Reckley age 24 years of Murphy Town, Abaco, was arraigned before Magistrate Ancella Evans in Magistrate Court, Abaco on Causing Grievous Harm, he pleaded not guilty and was remanded to the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services until trial on Monday 18th June 2018

This is in connection with a matter reported to police on Sunday 13th May 2018...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Police in Bimini discover dangerous drugs on 2 separate incidents - May 22, 2018 - 8:35:38 AM

In the first incident, on Monday 21st May 2018, shortly around 7:00pm, police in Bimini acting on information, went to an area in Porgy Bay near the Northern Grave Yard, where they discovered in a bushy area, a black plastic bag containing a quantity of suspected marijuana. The total weight is one pound and a quarter ounces, with a street value of one thousand and sixty dollars.

In a second incident, on the same date, shortly after 8:00pm, officers of the Bimini Division, acting on information, went to the Radio Beach area in Porgy Bay and discovered a white plastic bag near a meter box with a quantity of suspected marijuana...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF Abaco: Armed robbery - May 19, 2018 - 6:52:21 AM

Reports are that on Friday 18th May 2018, shortly before 2:00am, a male reported that while on the outside of his residence in Hope Town, Abaco, two mask males, one armed with a firearm, robbed him off cash and personnel items before fleeing on foot.

Police in Abaco are actively investigating this matter...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF Abaco: Shooting Incident - May 14, 2018 - 8:34:47 AM

Police in Abaco are investigating a shooting incident that has left a male with non-life threatening injuries.

Reports are that on Sunday 13th May 2018, shortly before 12midnight, police received information of gunshots fired in the area of a business establishment on Don McKay Blvd. Officers responded and further investigation revealed that the victim was shot while in the parking lot of that establishment...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Long Island police investigate alleged suicide - May 6, 2018 - 10:00:29 PM

According to reports, shortly after 7:00am Sunday, 6th May, 2018, police on Long Island, were called to the settlement of Whymms, after a male was discovered in a home, hanging from a rope tied in the ceiling. Local medical personnel were called to the scene; however, they were unsuccessful in reviving the male. He was pronounced dead at the scene..  
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Police search for missing boater in North Eleuthera - May 2, 2018 - 8:23:43 PM

Police and Residents on the island of Eleuthera are searching for a male who was reported missing at sea.

According to reports, shortly after 9:00am on Tuesday, 1st May, 2018, a male, believed to be a Haitian National, left Spanish Wells in a 17’ white Carolina skiff enroute to neighboring Max Patch Cay and has not been seen or heard from since.  

Shortly after 9:00am Wednesday, 2nd May, 2018, the boat was recovered washed ashore on Max Patch Cay, with the personal effects of the missing man; however, he was not located... 

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