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.
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....
Sorbet company gets over $150,000 in funding through Access Accelerator Small Business Development Centre
- May 20, 2019 - 12:10:18 PM
The Access Accelerator Small Business Development Centre (SBDC) has
assisted another small business with accessing capital. Shiver, a local
sorbet and ice-cream brand, received access to $100,000 in loans from
Royal Bank Bahamas (RBC), $50,000 in equity investments from Bahamas
Entrepreneurial Venture Fund and $11,600 in grant funding from the
Government of The Bahamas.
Founders and CEOs of the company,
Melissa Darville and Elvis Percentie, described the news as exciting and
another reason to be grateful...
RBPF Grand Bahama: Stabbing Incident has left a male hospitalized
- May 20, 2019 - 8:50:44 AM
Police in Grand Bahama are investigating a stabbing incident that has left a male hospitalized.
are that on Monday 20th May 2019 shortly after 12:00am, a male
reported that while at Taino Beach, he and a male who is known to him,
where involved in an altercation, the male then produced a knife and
stabbed him to the abdomen...
RBPF Grand Bahama: Police are investigating 2 Shooting incidents that has left 2 males with injuries
- May 18, 2019 - 9:00:47 AM
Police in Grand Bahama are investigating a shooting incident that has left a male with injuries.
are that on Saturday 18th May 2019 shortly after 12:00am, a male
reported to police that while at a business establishment on Queens
Highway, he was involved in an altercation with another male who then
produced a handgun and shot him several times to the body. He was taken
to the Rand Memorial Hospital via private vehicle and seen by doctor. He
is listed in stable condition...
RBPF: Grand Bahama Police captures wanted fugitive and uncovers firearms
- May 17, 2019 - 9:05:30 PM
Reports are that on Friday 17th May 2019 shortly after 3:00pm, a team
of officers in Abaco, acting on intelligence, went to an area in Murphy
Town and discovered in bushes (16) packages of suspected marijuana, (7)
.40 rounds of ammunition, (6) .38 rounds of ammunition, (108).45 rounds
of ammunition, (2) .45 hollow tip rounds of ammunition, (35) .45 brass
rounds of ammunition and (1) .45 magazine, altogether totaling (158)
live rounds of ammunition...
RBPF Abaco: Shooting Incident has left a male with injuries
- May 17, 2019 - 5:18:55 PM
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
Police are actively investigating this matter...
Ardastra rescues, rehabilitates wildlife in distress
- May 17, 2019 - 12:21:19 PM
It takes roughly five minutes and some prompting for the American kestrel – a small, colorful falcon –to realize its free.
two weeks ago flapping around on the ground, a do-gooder brought the
young bird to Ardastra Gardens, Zoo & Conservation Centre believing
it to be lacking the flight and survival skills that it would have been
taught by its parents had it not fallen from its nest.
you want these birds to stay in their natural ecosystem. Not all of them
are going to survive but that’s part of nature. We want to let nature
do the picking and choosing as much as possible,” said Bonnie Young,
Ardastra’s animal curator.
BTVI and US officials discuss Fulbright program
- May 17, 2019 - 10:34:34 AM
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Academic Programs in the United States
Department of States’ Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs, Caroline
Casagrande, recently paid a courtesy call on President of The Bahamas
Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI), Dr. Robert W. Robertson.
visit came a day before it was announced that the Fulbright program
would be reinstated for Bahamian students. The program which promotes
international goodwill through the exchange of students in the fields of
education, culture and science, was introduced to The Bahamas in 1996...
RBPF Grand Bahama: Dangerous Drug Arrest
- May 17, 2019 - 8:35:38 AM
Reports are that on Thursday 16th May 2019 shortly after 8:00pm, a team
of officers of the Eight Mile Rock Division, acting on information,
went to an unoccupied building on Fire Hydrant Corner, Pine Dale, Eight
Mile Rock, where they discovered in the ceiling two clear plastic bag
containing 2.68 lbs. of suspected marijuana with a street value of
$2,400.00. A 32 year old male was arrested and taken into police
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...
EARTHCARE participates in worldwide events to end captive whale and dolphin programs
- May 15, 2019 - 1:30:58 PM
On May 11th 2019, Concerned citizens across the globe gathered for the
7th Annual Empty The Tanks Worldwide event. Thousands gathered in
solidarity to bring awareness to the plight of captive whales and
dolphins during this annual event, which spanned over 70 event locations
across 25 countries.
EARTHCARE volunteers manned an information
station in Freeport, Grand Bahama, to educate the public about captive
whale and dolphin programs. Gail Woon, Founder of EARTHCARE, a former
Dolphin Trainer shared her experiences and is adamant that dolphins
can’t be kept happily in captivity...
Conchman continues to support local sports programs
- May 15, 2019 - 11:00:19 AM
As the longest standing triathlon in The Bahamas, the Conchman Triathlon
is continuing to use its annual profits to support young athletes and
local programs in the community. Presenting a donation to the GB
Sailing Club was Conchman Chairman, Christopher Baker. “We are pleased
to support the sailing club,” he noted. “They are a club involved with
Youth sport on the island run by volunteers. We are pleased they are
using the funds to purchase much needed equipment, and will continue to
assist our committee by providing volunteers following our swimmers on
kayaks to help in any distress and/or course needs.” Dave Otterbein,
Sailing Director GB Sailing Club, thanked the GBPA Conchman Committee
for the generous donation...
RBPF: Grand Bahama police are investigating an alleged drowning that has left a male dead
- May 15, 2019 - 10:40:01 AM
Reports are that on Tuesday 14th May 2019 shortly after 9:00pm, police
were called to Portacall Drive, Bahama Terrace near the canal, where
they discovered a white truck submerged under water. Officers of the
Police Marine Section with assistance from a private vessel and crew,
hoisted the vehicle out of water and recovered the body of a lifeless
Investigation will continue into this matter, and an autopsy will be performed to determine the exact cause of death...
RBPF: Police in Abaco arrest two males after they were found in possession of dangerous drugs
- May 15, 2019 - 9:30:31 AM
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...
BTC Grand Bahama JA Company Sweeps Awards Banquet
- May 14, 2019 - 3:00:31 PM
BTC’s Grand Bahama Junior Achievement company, “BTC B.O.S.S.” (Bold
Outstanding Successful Students) took top awards at the local J.A.
Banquet. J.A. President, Ketora Clarke was awarded Most Distinguished
Achiever and Most Outstanding President.
commented, “This program was truly a blessing for me this year. I placed
third in the speech competition, I’ve met so many people, I got top
grades in the J.A. exam and I was awarded President of the Year and Most
Distinguished Achiever! I can truly say that I've gained a lot in just
this one year...
RBPF Nassau: Murder suspect to be charged - Police investigates shooting incident
- May 13, 2019 - 9:00:29 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 13th May, 2019 in
connection with a homicide investigation.
A 42 year old male will
be arraigned on a charge of murder, in connection with the death of
Antoine Barron Roberts, who was killed on 3rd May, 2019 at Hospital
Police investigates shooting incident: Police on New Providence are investigating a shooting incident, Sunday 12th May, 2019 which has left an adult male in hospital.
RBPF: Police in Grand Bahama are investigating an armed robbery that occurred overnight
- May 12, 2019 - 9:30:14 AM
Reports are that on Sunday 12th May 2019 shortly after 1:00am,
police were called to a residence in Queens Cove, where it was reported
that two armed males entered a home and robbed a male occupant of
personal items and cash before making good their escape...
Significant arrest in the northern district: Officers of the Northern District inclusive off Grand Bahama and
Abaco, in the past twenty four hours made a number of arrest of person
wanted by the Magistrate Court for outstanding warrants in New
Providence and Grand Bahama...
Transforming Spaces donates to Lend A Hand Bahamas
- May 11, 2019 - 5:30:11 PM
Transforming Spaces (TS) has announced that its 15th anniversary Art
Tour entitled “SUSTAIN: I Have A Dream – I Am the Dream - We are the
Dream” was a resounding success, having transported close to 300 patrons
over the April 6 weekend to visit five art galleries (D’Aguilar Art
Foundation, Doongalik Studios, Hillside House, The Current at Popop
Studios, and the University of The Bahamas), together with allowing them
to view their Dream Wall of Respect Mural project in Lewis Street, as
well as Atlantis’ Marina Village Art Walk.
“Our 15th anniversary
year has achieved various goals,” stated Treasurer and Master Artist,
Antonius Roberts. “When we started this art tour event in 2004, we
wanted to expose the best in Bahamian art and artists to the local
population, as well as to establish a strong enough foundation for the
next generations of artists to build upon.
RBPF wanted: 41 year old Nigel Jamal Forbes aka “Guy Fawkes of Grand Bahama
- May 11, 2019 - 12:26:23 PM
Police in Grand Bahama need your assistance in locating 41 year old Nigel Jamal Forbes aka “Guy Fawkes” of no known address.
He is wanted by the Central Detective Unit for ATTEMPTED MURDER and is considered to be armed and extremely dangerous.
He is described as standing at 6’ in height, weighing 169 lbs. with dark brown complexion and is average built.
RBPF Nassau: Police investigates apparent suicide - Illegal firearm recovered
- May 10, 2019 - 5:30:00 PM
Police investigates apparent suicide:
Police are investigation the circumstances surrounding the death of
an adult female whose body was discovered on Friday 10th May, 2019.
to reports, shortly after 11:00am, police officers were called to a
residence on Falcon Crest, Eastern Estate, where a female was discovered
unresponsive, with visible injuries to her body...
illegal firearm recovered :According to reports, shortly after 8:00pm Thursday, 9th May, 2019, Drug
Enforcement Unit Officers were on patrol on Kemp Road and Williams Lane
when they observed two men standing near a track road...