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RBPF Nassau: Police investigate armed robbery - Drug seizure - 112 fixed penalty notices issued to drivers - Feb 22, 2019 - 9:00:34 AM

Armed robbery incident: Police on the island of New Providence are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a two males responsible for an armed robbery which occurred on Thursday, 21st February, 2019. 

According to reports, shortly before 10:00pm, a male while at his residence Lumumba Lane, when he was approached by two men, one armed with a firearm, who robbed him of a black I-Phone 7 Plus..

Drug seizure report: Police, with assistance from the public have recovered a considerable amount of Suspected Marijuana, on Thursday 21s, February 2019..
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Police on Cat Island are investigating the death of an adult male - Feb 22, 2019 - 8:00:40 AM

Police on Cat Island are investigating the circumstances surrounding the
death of an adult male, Thursday, 21st February, 2019.

According to reports, shortly after 5:00pm, police were called to a residence in the settlement of The Bluff, after a male was found unresponsive in a well on the property...
Community
3rd annual Bahamian Exchange set for March 8 - Feb 21, 2019 - 12:02:41 PM

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The 3rd Annual Bahamian Exchange is scheduled for March 8, 2019 at Queen's College Geoffrey Brown Auditorium.

Features represent history, politics and community, business, education, religion, sports, personal triumph and more.

Speakers include: Sir Arthur Fouikes, Camille Barnett, Alfred Sears, Samuel Moss, Min. Felicia Archer, Renbert Mortimer, Nancy Kelly, Hon. Travis Robinson, Arlene Nash, Ramon Miller, Dr. Desiree Cox, and Darron Turnquest...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
One dead, three in hospital in latest Nassau shooting - Feb 21, 2019 - 8:00:14 AM

Police on New Providence are investigating a multiple shooting incident that occurred on Wednesday, 20th February, 2019, which has left an adult male dead and a female and two males detained in hospital.

According to reports, shortly after 9:00pm, a group of persons were sitting on the porch of a home on Lightbourn Avenue, when they were approached by an armed man who opened fire in their direction hitting four of them...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF Nassau: Police investigates shooting incident that has left 1 male injured - Drug seizure report - Feb 21, 2019 - 7:30:47 AM

Police investigates shooting incident: Police on the Island of New Providence are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the person responsible for a shooting incident Thursday, 21st, February 2019, which left an adult male with injuries.

Drug seizure report: Police, have recovered a quantity amount of suspected Marijuana in three separate incidents and have taken three men into custody, Wednesday, 20th January, 2019...
Community
Bahamas Waste encourages ‘The Power of Play’ at Centerville Primary School - Feb 20, 2019 - 1:00:08 PM

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Play, like more formal avenues of education, is critical to the development of young children. Sadly, for children of inner-city communities, safe spaces designed to encourage physical activity and outdoor play can be few and far between. 

For many residents living in New Providence, broken park equipment, non-functioning restrooms, and littered spaces have become quite commonplace. In an effort to reverse the trend, however, Bahamas Waste (BW), the island’s leading waste management company...
Community
GGYA volunteers learn life-saving skills during month of love - Feb 20, 2019 - 11:49:21 AM

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During a two-day training session held over the weekend, nearly 30 volunteers in the Governor General’s Youth Award (GGYA) gained knowledge and skills that may help save a life.
 
A biennial training exercise, the course completion card for the American Heart Association Lifesavers Course with a CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) component is valid for two years...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
Firearm discovered by DEU in EMR, Grand Bahama - Feb 20, 2019 - 7:45:21 AM

Reports are that on Tuesday 19th February 2019, Drug Enforcement Unit Officers acting on intelligence, proceeded to an area in Martin Town, Eight Mile Rock, where they discovered in the bush, a 9mm pistol with (9) rounds of ammunition.  There were no arrest made in this matter. Investigation will continue.

The Royal Bahamas Police Force would like to thank the Grand Bahama community for partnering with them in the fight against crime...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF Nassau: Seeking the public’s assistance in locating a 3 males responsible for robberies - Feb 20, 2019 - 6:30:15 AM

In first armed robbery: Police on the island of New Providence are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a male responsible for a robbery which occurred on Tuesday, 19th February, 2019.

According to reports, shortly after 6:00pm a male entered a business establishment on Mason’s Way, assaulted an employee and robbed the establishment of cash...

In second armed robbery: Police on the island of New Providence are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a two males responsible for an armed robbery; According to reports, shortly before 7:00pm, four males were walking on Lucayan Circle, Marathon Estates, when they were approached by two armed males, who robbed them of cash, jewelry and other items...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF Nassau: Police investigates suspected suicide - Drug seizure report - Feb 20, 2019 - 6:00:17 AM

Police investigate suspected suicide: Police on the island of New Providence are currently investigating an alleged suicide which occurred on Tuesday, 19th February, 2019.

According to reports, shortly before 10:00pm, an adult male was discovered at his Malcolm Allotment apartment with injuries to his head...

Drug seizure report: Police, with assistance from the public have recovered a considerable amount of Suspected Marijuana, on Tuesday, 19th January, 2019..
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF: 2 Firearms Taken off the streets in Grand Bahama - Feb 19, 2019 - 9:00:59 AM

Two illegal firearms taken off the streets in Grand Bahama by
Drug Enforcement Unit officers.

Reports are that on Monday 18th February 2019 shortly before 4:00pm, officers of the Drug Enforcement Unit acting on information, proceeded to an abandoned building in Lewis Yard where they searched the area and discovered a black 9mm pistol with one magazine and a black and silver .38 revolver...
Community
Training Future Bahamian Olympians - Feb 18, 2019 - 4:35:10 PM

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Swift Athletics Head Coach Andrew Tynes said many sporting medals and trophies may well be in The Bahamas’ future thanks in part to the well of athletic potential within the B3A-sanctioned track and field club.

Tynes said, “Swift Athletics got its start four years ago. We normally take on about 40 kids but this year we have 55, and the amount of talent in that pool is undeniable.”

A former Olympian and NCAA champion himself, Tynes said he is proud of the effect the club has had, and also the support it has gotten from annual sponsors like Consolidated Water (Bahamas) Ltd. (CWCO)...
Community : Grand Bahama
Registration now open for 33rd Annual GBPA Conchman Triathlon - Feb 18, 2019 - 11:26:07 AM

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The overwhelming support shown for the GBPA Conchman Triathlon last November, from triathletes near and far, has prompted the organizing committee to begin early registration for the increasingly popular competition scheduled for Saturday, November 2nd on Taino Beach in Freeport.

Interested persons can register online now at www.conchmantriathlon.com. All event categories are open, including Individual Sprint, Individual Olympic, Relay Team, Corporate Challenge, Secondary School Challenge and the crowd favorite...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
Grand Bahama police investigate a stabbing incident at a night club - Feb 18, 2019 - 10:09:21 AM

Police in Grand Bahama are investigating a stabbing incident that has left three males with injuries.

Reports are that on Sunday 17th February 2019, shortly before 2:00am, police received reports of an altercation at a night club on Wimpole Street, involving a group of males. Patrons at the club attempted to intervene and as a result they were stabbed to the body...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Dangerous Drug Arrest in Bimini - Feb 18, 2019 - 9:54:23 AM

Police arrest two males on the island of Bimini after they were found in possession of dangerous drugs in two separate incidents.

The first incident occurred on Saturday 16th February 2019, shortly before 7:00pm, police were on routine patrol in the Porgy Bay area, when a male who they observed was acting suspicious, officers then searched the male and discovered on his person and in the vehicle he was driving, a quantity of suspected cocaine and marijuana...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
Nassau police investigate abduction of 3-yr-old male - Feb 17, 2019 - 6:00:18 AM

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Police on the Island of New Providence are actively investigating the abduction of a 3 year old male child, Saturday, 16th February, 2019.

According to reports, shortly before 6:00pm, the child, Shavar Bain, was playing on a bicycle in front of his residence in South Beach Estate, when he was approached by two females, who came from a silver vehicle and took him from the bicycle. The women put him into the vehicle, and sped away. ..

Community
ARM Caribbean Limited re-engages BTVI to train employees - Feb 15, 2019 - 12:14:49 PM

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For the second consecutive year, the executives at ARM Caribbean Limited invested in its employees by awarding nine of them the opportunity to complete a specialized training program at the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTV).

ARM is a heating ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) design and contracting firm and is owned by Bahamians. The company is responsible for the completion of the HVAC work at Fusion Superplex.

Between January and December 2018, the nine employees studied Electrical Installation I and AC/DC Circuits and HVAC I and II. The cohort which included Lashad Bullard, Colvino Flowers, Wellington Knowles...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
Nassau shooting off Poinciana Drive - Dangerous drugs recovered - Feb 15, 2019 - 7:15:14 AM

Police investigates shooting incident: Police on the Island of New Providence are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the person responsible for a shooting incident, 14th February, 2019, which left an adult male in hospital.

According to reports, shortly after 3:00pm, a male presented himself to hospital with gunshot injuries to his body...
Community
Tropical Shipping hosts Benefit Luncheon - Feb 14, 2019 - 10:47:45 AM

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In a continued effort to foster support and commitment to the well-being of individuals throughout the community, Tropical Shipping held a luncheon to raise funds for Komen Bahamas Race for the Cure on January 18th at their Gladstone Freight Terminal location.

Regional Accounting Manager, Daphne Hanna, said their support started about five years ago in the accounts department at their Corporate Headquarters in West Palm Beach...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Armed robbery at residence in Murphy Town, Abaco - Feb 14, 2019 - 10:00:40 AM

Police in Abaco are investigating an armed robbery that occurred on Wednesday 13th February 2019

Reports are that shortly before 11:00pm, three males wearing mask and armed with a handgun, cutlass and knife, entered a residence on South Side Road, Murphy Town, Abaco, and robbed the occupants of cash before fleeing the area...

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