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,
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
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,
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...
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.
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
RBPF MISSING: 71-yr-old Kermit Pratt of Andros
- Jun 27, 2018 - 12:27:27 PM
Police are seeking the public’s help in locating 71 year old Kermit Pratt aka Kudda Brown of North Mastic Point, Andros.
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...
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.
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...
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.
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...
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,
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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
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...
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.
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...
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.
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...
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.
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...
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...
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
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...
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.
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...
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
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.
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...