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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...
Abaco police seek publics’ help in locating man wanted for murder
- May 5, 2018 - 10:00:52 PM
Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a man who is
wanted for questioning in connection with a murder investigation on the
island of Abaco.
The suspect is known only as “Monkey
Police are asking members of the public who know the correct name and whereabouts of this man, to not approach...
40th Anniversary of Island Roots Heritage Festival
- Apr 10, 2018 - 8:15:39 AM
Festival time is here again for residents of Green Turtle Cay, Abaco as
they prepare to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Island Roots
Heritage Festival May 4 - 6.
Under the theme, “Green Turtle Cay:
Beautiful, Bountiful and Blessed,” the three-day festival is a
much-anticipated event that celebrates the shared Loyalist heritage of
the residents of Green Turtle Cay and its sister settlement, Key West,
3 airlifted from Abaco after serious traffic accident
- Apr 3, 2018 - 9:57:48 AM
Police in Abaco are investigating a traffic accident that has left several persons with serious, injuries.
are, that on Monday 2nd April 2018, sometime after 3:00pm, a serious
traffic accident occurred, on Earnest Dean Highway in the area of
Cherokee Road, involving a silver 2004 Kia Rio and a black Dodge
Caliber, both vehicles were extensively damaged and all of the occupants
Singers Hit the Right Note at National Arts Festival in Abaco
- Mar 17, 2018 - 1:43:12 PM
MARSH HARBOUR, Abaco, The Bahamas -- Forest Heights Academy student
Journey Higgs plays the guitar and sings, on March 15, 2018, during the
E. Clement Bethel National Arts Festival Adjudications, in Marsh
That day marked the first combined-school Abaco
adjudications, with some seven private and public schools gathered at
St. John the Baptist Anglican Parish Hall for almost 30 music, dance and
Abaco Primary Students 'Do the Junkanoo' in National Arts Festival
- Mar 17, 2018 - 7:50:25 AM
MARSH HARBOUR, Abaco, The Bahamas -- St. Francis de Sales Catholic
School students electrify with Junkanoo sounds, on March 15, 2018,
during the E. Clement Bethel National Arts Festival Adjudications, in
Marsh Harbour, Abaco.
That day marked the first combined-school Abaco
adjudications. About seven private and public schools gathered at St.
John the Baptist Anglican Parish Hall for almost 30 music, dance and
Traffic Fatality in Abaco
- Feb 24, 2018 - 3:27:47 AM
Police in Abaco, are investigating a traffic accident that has left an individual dead.
are, that after 8:00pm, on Friday 23rd February 2018, the police in
Treasure Cay Abaco, received a report, of (2) two vehicles being on
fire, as a result of a traffic accident, just above Treasure Cay. It was
also reported, that a passenger was trapped in one of them...
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- Feb 21, 2018 - 3:35:38 AM
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PM Minnis and delegation assess fire damage in the Mud Settlement
- Jan 29, 2018 - 1:22:22 PM
Prime Minister Dr. the Hon. Hubert A. Minnis, centre, leads a high level
delegation of Cabinet Ministers and Government officials to Abaco for a
full assessment on yesterday's fire in the Mud settlement that has
destroyed an estimated 55 structures, displacing some 150 persons.
There were no major injuries reported. The Department of Social Services
and the Red Cross are providing assistance.
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Discovery and seizure of marijuana field, three bahamian males arrested in Abaco
- Jan 22, 2018 - 4:39:43 PM
Police in Abaco discovered a large marijuana field on Monday 22nd January 2018.
are that shortly after 1:00pm, officers acting on information went to
an area off S.C Bootle Highway in Marsh Harbor, Abaco, where they
discovered a marijuana field with approximately 3,103 plants, ranging
between three inches to four feet in height. The plants has a street
value of 1.5 million dollars...
RBPF Abaco: Police involved shooting, suspect dead, weapon recovered
- Jan 19, 2018 - 9:30:35 AM
One male suspect is dead after he confronted police armed with a firearm in the Central Pines, Abaco area.
are that on Friday 19th January 2018, shortly after midnight, police
were called to a business establishment in the Central Pines area, where
it was reported that a male armed with a firearm was discharging into
National Museum of The Bahamas / AMMC opens its first Natural History Exhibit on Abaco
- Jan 12, 2018 - 9:15:28 PM
On January 3, 2018, the National Museum of The Bahamas / Antiquities,
Monuments and Museum Corporation (AMMC) officially opened its first
natural history exhibit to an audience of scientists, government
officials and environmental stakeholders.
The culmination of
over a decade of research, the exhibit highlights the rich history of
discovery, science and research in the field of natural history in The
Bahamas. Plans are for it to develop as a dynamic display, reflecting
the latest discoveries and research...
Abaco ParkFest coming January 26 & 27
- Jan 3, 2018 - 9:47:35 PM
Bahamas National Trust presents their annual fundraiser now known as
ParkFest on Friday, on Friday, January 26 and Saturday, January 27.
opening night cocktail reception is from 6 - 9 p.m.; and on Saturday
the event runds from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
This event was previously known as Art for the Parks...
Severe Weather Warning Issued for Abaco
- Oct 3, 2017 - 12:22:30 AM
THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
12:20AM EDT UNTIL 5:20AM TUESDAY 3RD OCTOBER 2017.
A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR ABACO AND ITS ADJACENT WATERS.
12:13AM OBSERVATION, RADAR AND SATELLITE IMAGERY DEPICTED A CLUSTER OF
THUNDERSTORMS ASSOCIATED WITH A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE MOVING WESTWARD
RBPF: Suspect pleads guilty to 7 counts of shopbreaking in Abaco
- Sep 5, 2017 - 12:56:23 AM
Chris Tyrone Ferguson age 31 years of the Mudd, Abaco, was arraigned on
Monday 4th September 2017 before Magistrate Ancella Evans at the
Magistrate Court in Abaco. He was arraigned on (7) counts of
Shopbreaking, (7) counts of Stealing from a Shop and (1) count of
Stealing from a Vehicle. He pleaded guilty to all the offences and was
sentenced to three years for each count of Shopbreaking, (9) months on
each count of Stealing from a shop and (6) months for Stealing from a
Vehicle. All to be served concurrently...
RBPF: Abaco Shooting Victim Succumb to Injuries
- Jun 19, 2017 - 1:33:24 AM
A 23 year old male victim of Murphy Town, Abaco who was hospitalized at
the Princess Margaret Hospital succumbed to his injuries on Saturday
17th June 2017.
This is in connection with a shooting incident that occurred in Murphy Town, Abaco on Monday 12th June 2017.
Police are actively investigating this matter and are appealing to the
general public for any information that can assist in this investigation...