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Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF Nassau: One man dead after Pinewood Gardens shooting - Jan 11, 2019 - 10:40:57 AM

Police on New Providence are investigating a shooting incident which has left one man dead, Thursday, 10th January, 2019.

According to reports, shortly after 11:00pm, Police responded to Willow Tree Avenue, Pinewood Gardens, after receiving reports of a male being shot. Officers discovered the man with injuries to his body. Paramedics were called to the scene...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
Woman stabbed in Nassau - 2 males in custody following 1200 lb. drug bust - Jan 10, 2019 - 9:26:38 AM

Police investigates stabbing incidents: Police are investigating a stabbing incident, Thursday, 10th January, 2019 which has left a 22 year old female detained in hospital. According to reports, shortly after 1:00am, a group of women were at a residence on Malcolm Road, when they got into an altercation, resulting in one of the women being stabbed to the body...

2 males in custody following a large drug bust on new providence: Police on the island of New Providence have seized more than 1,200 pounds of suspected marijuana in two separate incidents. Wednesday, January 9, 2019 and have taken two men into custody...  

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF Grand Bahama: Armed Robbery - Jan 9, 2019 - 9:17:29 AM

Police in Grand Bahama need your assistance in locating two male suspects who robbed a business establishment on
Tuesday 8th January 2019: Reports are that shortly after 9:00pm, two male culprits entered a business establishment on Logwood Road and Yellow Pine Road, brandishing a firearm and wearing mask, they proceeded to rob the cashier of personal items and took an undetermined amount of monies from the cash register before fleeing the area...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF Nassau: Police investigates armed robbery incident - Suspects to be charged - Illegal firearm and dangerous drugs recovered - Jan 9, 2019 - 7:00:25 AM

Police investigates armed robbery incident:  Police on the island of New Providence are seeking the public’s assistance in locating two men responsible for an armed robbery which occurred on Tuesday, 8th January, 2019...

Suspects to be charged: Police are pleased to announce that a 32 year old female and a 23 year old female will be formally charged in a Magistrate Court at 12:00 noon on Wednesday, 9th January, 2019..  

Illegal firearm and dangerous drugs recovered: According to reports, shortly before 4:00pm, Tuesday, 8th January, 2019, Flying Squad officers and Marines from the Royal Bahamas Defense Force, acting on information, conducted a search of an abandon building on Douglas Road, Gambier Village, and recovered a .25 pistol, four (4) rounds of ammunition...
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...
Community
San Salvador Residents Take Charge of Managing Their Marine Protected Areas - Jan 8, 2019 - 11:01:25 AM

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San Salvador is known as the place where the first steps into the New World happened and has long been globally recognized for its historical significance. This little island formerly known as ‘Guanahani’ has once again stepped into the forefront as the first island where a community group has entered a formal agreement with a national agency to share responsibility for managing the national parks on their island.

For more than a decade the San Salvador Living Jewels Foundation, island residents, Bahamas Reef Environment Educational Foundation (BREEF) and the Bahamas National Trust (BNT) advocated to protect natural resources and special places on the island through the creation of national parks...
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Surviving post holidays and back to school fatigue - Jan 8, 2019 - 9:42:49 AM

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Holidays are over- School bells are ringing, now what?

It’s that time of year again, the first week of school; also seen as one of the toughest times of the academic year for students and teachers alike. While the holidays have afforded students and teachers the opportunity to spend time with family members and friends, for others it may not have been the case. The fatigue of the holiday can impact students and teachers returning to school. Let’s Talk about Surviving post-holiday fatigue. Here are some self-care tips to consider...
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Pinder’s Brokerage to run in Komen Bahamas in memory of company matriarch - Jan 7, 2019 - 8:30:01 AM

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It’s been just a little over two months since Helen Pinder, the matriarch of Pinder’s Customs Brokerage Ltd., lost her battle with breast cancer. Now, more than half of the staff at her company, along with their family members, will take part in a local cancer run this month in her memory – continuing a tradition she started five years ago.

“She was like the sun. She was the center and lit up everything,” said Shannon Pinder, as she reflected on the memory of her late mother-in-law.
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
Grand Bahama armed robbery at International Bazaar - Jan 7, 2019 - 7:21:18 AM

Reports are that shortly after 1:00am, police were called to a business establishment in the International Bazaar where it was reported that two culprits, one armed with a firearm entered that establishment and robbed the cashier of monies and two patrons of cash and personal items. 

Police are actively investigating this matter and are appealing to the public for any information that can help them solve this matter, to call the Central Detective Unit at 350-3107, 911/919 or call your nearest police station...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
Nassau murder suspect formally charged - Traffic fatality on Poinciana Drive - Stabbing incident at Potter's Cay Dock - Jan 7, 2019 - 6:30:09 AM

Murder suspect to be charged: Police are pleased to announce that an adult male will be formally charged in Magistrate Court at 12:00 noon on Monday, 7th January, 2019 in connection with a homicide investigation...

Police investigate traffic fatality: Police in New Providence are investigating a traffic accident which has left an adult male dead, Sunday, 6th January, 2019...

Stabbing incident:Police on the island of New Providence are investigating a stabbing incident which left two adult males with injuries, Sunday, 6th January, 2019...
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CUBIX celebrates 1st Anniversary with Social Media Contest - Jan 7, 2019 - 4:40:19 AM

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CUBIX, the boutique-styled print shop and shipping company located in Centreville celebrates its first anniversary January 2019.

“We’re just so grateful for the reception we’ve received in our first year,” said Gia Ifill, President and Graphic Designer. “We appreciate that many businesses don’t make it through their first year and so we want to use this month to thank our customers and to invite new people to experience all of the great services that we offer."...
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American Dad To Run MB to pay on’s medical bills - Jan 5, 2019 - 1:55:50 PM

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An American father who runs marathons and uses the prize money to help pay for his young son’s medical bills, will be running Marathon Bahamas in January.

Bryan Morseman of New York will be taking part in the organization’s 10th anniversary on January 20th.

He is optimistic that he’ll get his hands on a cut of the $10,000 prize purse...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF Nassau: Illegal firearm recovered - Royal Bahamas Police Force Annual Church Service and Parade - Jan 5, 2019 - 8:30:35 AM

Illegal firearm recovered: Police, have taken an adult male into custody, Saturday, 5th January, 2019, after he was found in possession of an illegal firearm.

According to reports, shortly before 2:00am, Mobile Division Officers, were on patrol on Farrington Road, Chippingham, when they had cause to stop a Toyota Vehicle with one occupant. The Officers conducted a search of the vehicle and recovered a 12 gauge Mossberg shot gun...

Royal Bahamas Police Force Annual Church Service and Parade:  The Royal Bahamas Police Force Annual Church Service and Parade will be held at 2:00pm, on Sunday, 6th January, 2019 at Annex Baptist Cathedral located on Wulff Road and Peardale...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
20-yr-old EMR man arraigned for murder -- Grand Bahama homicide victim identified - Jan 5, 2019 - 6:27:07 AM

Devano Hanfield age 20 years of Eight Mile Rock was arraigned on Friday 4th January 2019 before Magistrate Gwendolyn Claude at the Eight Mile Rock Magistrate Court on attempted murder charge and possession of a firearm while committing an indictable offence. He was not required to enter a plea, but was remanded to the Bahamas Department of Corrections in New Providence until trial on Thursday 28th March 2019.

This is in connection with the shooting incident on Tuesday 1st January 2019...
Community
UB Update on Spring 2019 Advisement, Registration and Bill Payment Process - Jan 4, 2019 - 9:51:24 PM

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The vast majority of returning University of The Bahamas (UB) students have completed the final leg of the advisement, registration and bill payment process for Spring 2019. UB anticipated a student population of approximately 4,800 for Spring 2019 inclusive of 460 new students.

On Friday, 4th January, there was a marked difference in the numbers of students awaiting servicing at designated locations in the Portia M. Smith Building and the Performing Arts Centre, which had been converted into a temporary processing station. This was after two hectic days of processing on Wednesday and Thursday...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
Alleged drowning in Grand Bahama - Jan 4, 2019 - 5:36:19 PM

Police are investigating an alleged drowning: Reports are that on Friday 4th January 2019 shortly after 2:00pm, police were called to the Deadmans Reef Beach, where it was reported that a male while snorkeling in waters, began experiencing difficulties and was later discovered unresponsive. Emergency Medical Personnel along with the doctor from the West End Community Clinic were called to the scene and pronounced him dead. Police are actively investigating this matter...
Community
Bahamas Waste GM Takes Message of Neighborhood Heroism to Summit Academy Students - Jan 4, 2019 - 3:25:15 PM

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New Providence is being invaded by a crew of caped crusaders; students on a mission to become ‘Neighborhood Heroes’, serving and protecting their environment at every turn! With the help of the Ministry of Environment & Housing and corporate Bahamas, thousands of students in public and private schools around the island have been working diligently on plans to make their neighborhoods, cleaner and greener through the Be A Hero Campaign...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
30 Illegal Migrants Apprehended in Abaco – Drug Possession Arrest - Jan 4, 2019 - 11:27:23 AM

Reports are that shortly before 5:00pm on Thursday 3rd January 2019, officers while in the area of Man O-War Cay and Scotland Cay, observed a 33 ft. Haitian sloop.

They were later joined by officers of the Immigration Dept. and took into custody (30) Haitian Nationals, (19) males and (11) females. The vessel was towed to the Marsh Harbor Government Dock....

Community
UB President on Spring 2019 Advisement, Registration and Bill Payment - Jan 3, 2019 - 2:42:07 PM

Recently, University of The Bahamas launched a new online registration system called Banner that is designed to bring about increased efficiencies in student processing, chief among which are registration and online bill payment. The system became operational last Summer, initially allowing current and subsequently new students to register online and pay their tuition and fees.

For Spring 2019, students are continuing to use the online system to complete their registration. Unfortunately, we have encountered a number of circumstances which have prompted us to activate immediate contingencies...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : WANTED PERSONS
RBPF Wanted: 28 year old Wellington Adderly aka “Dixie” of West End, Grand Bahama - Jan 3, 2019 - 1:15:36 PM

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Police in Grand Bahama need your assistance in locating 28 year old Wellington Adderly aka “Dixie” of West End, Grand Bahama. He is wanted by the West End Police Station for Housebreaking. He is described as standing at 6’1” tall, weighing 189 lbs. with medium brown complexion and an average built.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of Wellington Adderley aka”Dixie” you are asked to contact the West End Police Station at telephone number 346-6444, the Central Detective Unit at telephone number 350-3107, 911/919, or call your nearest police station...

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