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RBPF Nassau: Police investigates overnight armed robbery - Dangerous drugs recovered - May 29, 2019 - 6:15:25 AM

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a male responsible for an armed robbery, which occurred Tuesday, 28th May, 2019.

According to reports, shortly after 10:00pm a woman was standing in front of a home in the southwestern district of New Providence, when she was approached by an armed male who robbed her of her 2012 black Nissan March ad made good his escape...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Dangerous drug arrest in Abaco - May 29, 2019 - 6:00:43 AM

Two males are in police custody after they were found in possession of dangerous drugs in Abaco

Reports are that on Tuesday 28th May 2019 shortly after 7:00pm, a team of officers, acting on information, went to a residence in Spring City, where they arrested two males for possession of dangerous drugs and cultivation of marijuana plants. They are expected to be formally arraigned before the Magistrate Court this week...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Suspect arraigned on Attempted Murder Charge - May 28, 2019 - 12:40:57 PM

Marco Smith age 32 years of Hanna Hill, Eight Mile Rock was arraigned on Tuesday 28th May 2019 before Magistrate Gwendolyn Claude in the Eight Mile Rock, Magistrate Court, on Attempted Murder charge. He was not required to enter a plea, a preliminary enquiry will commence on the 7th September 2019. This matter is expected to proceed by Voluntary Bill of Indictment. He was denied bail in the Magistrate Court and was remanded to the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services until trial...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Bimini police investigating fire at BPL - May 28, 2019 - 9:37:12 AM

Reports are that on Monday 27th May 2019 shortly before 9:00pm, police were alerted of a fire at the power plant of Bahamas Power and Light Company on North Bimini. Officers and members of the Bimini Volunteer Firefighters along with volunteers from Bimini Resort and the community, assisted in extinguishing the fire that destroyed two (2) main engines of the power plant. Residents residing on North and South Bimini were without power services...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
Alleged drowning in Grand Bahama near Petersen Cay - May 28, 2019 - 6:35:40 AM

Reports are that on Monday 27th May 2019, shortly after 11:00am, an American male along with family members onboard a vessel, were out snorkeling in waters near Peterson Cay, when the victim reportedly began having difficulties. He was assisted by family and crew members back into the vessel and transported to Grand Bahama where he was seen by EMS personnel and later pronounced dead by doctor at the Rand Memorial Hospital...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Wanted Suspect Arraigned - May 27, 2019 - 4:25:03 PM

Wanted Suspect Johnovan Smith age 27 years of #333 Young Husband Avenue, Freeport, Grand Bahama, was arraigned on Monday 27th May 2019, before Deputy Chief Magistrate Debbye Ferguson in Magistrate Court #1 on Attempted Murder charge. He was not require to enter a plea, a preliminary enquiry will be held on Monday 16th September 2019. Bail was denied and he was remanded to the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services...
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Lupus 242 Holds 3rd Annual Health Talk To Educate Members - May 27, 2019 - 12:02:42 PM

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On Saturday May 18th, Lupus 242 held its 3rd Annual Health Talk at the University of The Bahamas. Educating the public about lupus is one of the major goals of the local non-profit organization. The group also provides support and information for persons in The Bahamas living with the illness.

More than 40 persons attended the event featuring presentations by three guest speakers—Rheumatologist Dr. K. Neil Parker, dentist Dr. Shamika Strachan, and physiotherapist Mr. Sheldon Prince...
Community
LCIS Announces First Thomson Trust Scholar - May 27, 2019 - 10:09:27 AM

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Lyford Cay International School (LCIS) is excited to announce the first Thomson Trust Scholar. Grade 10 student Heather Williams has received the award which will allow her to join the rigorous Diploma Programme at LCIS, one of four graduation pathways for Grade 11 and 12 students.

Canadian Peter N Thomson deeply loved The Bahamas and believed in the development of our community and nation through education...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Police investigating a traffic fatality on the island of San Salvador - May 26, 2019 - 6:38:53 PM

Police on the island of San Salvador are investigating a traffic crash Sunday, 26th May, 2019 which left an adult female dead.

According to reports, shortly after 12:00noon, a traffic crash occurred on Queen’s Highway near the community of Sandy Point, involving a champagne colour 2011 Hyundai Jeep and a black 2010 Nissan Note...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF Nassau: Police are investigating the country’s latest homicide - May 26, 2019 - 4:50:44 PM

Police on New Providence are investigating a shooting incident, Sunday, 26th May, 2019 which left an adult male dead.

According to reports, shortly after 10:00am, a male was walking through a track road off Rupert Dean Lane, when he was approached by an armed man who shot him, before getting into a burgundy vehicle and speeding away. The victim was assisted to hospital by relatives and later pronounced dead...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Police on the island of Abaco are investigating a shooting incident that has left a male hospitalized. - May 26, 2019 - 9:28:19 AM

Reports are that on Saturday 25th May 2019 shortly before 9:00pm, police on the island of Abaco were called to the Marsh Harbour Health Clinic, where a male presented himself with a gunshot wound to the face. He reported that while in Murphy Town sitting in his vehicle, he was approached by a male known to him, who pointed a firearm in his direction, opened fire, hitting him in the face and fled. He was rushed to the Marsh Harbour Health Clinic via private vehicle and was seen by doctor who listed his injuries as serious, but stable. He was later airlifted to New Providence to seek further medical attention...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Police investigating shooting incident that has left a male hospitalized - May 25, 2019 - 6:00:08 PM

Reports are that on Saturday 25th May 2019 shortly after 1:00pm, police were called to Andros Drive, Hawksbill, where a male reported that while sitting in his vehicle, a male known to him and driving a light colored vehicle, fired a number of gunshots at him, hitting him to the chest area. EMS personnel were called to the scene and the victim was transported to the Rand Memorial Hospital via ambulance where he was seen by doctor and is said to be listed in serious but stable condition...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Stabbing Incident has left a male hospitalized - May 25, 2019 - 7:25:18 AM

An Eight Mile Rock resident is in police custody after he was arrested for a stabbing incident.

Reports are that on Friday 24th May 2019 shortly after 11:00pm, officers of the Mobile Division, while on mobile patrol in the Pine Dale, Eight Mile Rock area, discovered a male with stab wounds to the body near a business establishment. EMS Personnel were called to the scene and the male victim was taken to the Rand Memorial Hospital where he is listed in serious, but stable condition...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF Nassau: Murder suspect to be charged - Victim identified - Illegal firearm recovered - May 24, 2019 - 9:35:18 AM

Murder suspect to be charged: Police are pleased to announce that two adult males will be formally charged in Magistrate Court at 12:00 noon on Friday, 24th May, 2019 in connection with two homicide investigations...

Victim identified: Police have officially identified the male who was discovered dead on Sunday, 19th May, 2019 at Port New Providence, as Danny Roy Lee, 29 years of Great Britain. An autopsy will be performed to determine the exact cause of his death...

Illegal firearm recovered: According to reports, shortly after 6:00pm Thursday, 23rd May, 2019, Anti-Gang and Firearms Officers, acting on information conducted a search of a bushy area on Quarry Mission Road and recovered a 9 millimeter pistol and 4 rounds of ammunition...
Community
Young Meagan receives a CIBC FirstCaribbean scholarship to attend Windsor School - May 23, 2019 - 12:30:50 PM

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Young excellence was on full display at The Bahamas Primary School Student of the Year Foundation’s 23rd Awards ceremony on Saturday.

Among 123 students honoured at the event was Meagan Storr, who placed in the top 25 per cent and received a CIBC FirstCaribbean-sponsored $2,000 scholarship to any secondary institution of her choice. Meagan, who attends The Meridian School, chose Windsor Preparatory School near Albany...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Suspect arraigned on two counts of Attempted Murder - May 23, 2019 - 12:00:12 PM

Shawn Saunders age 47 years of #36 Perth Lane, South Bahamia, was arraigned on Thursday 23rd May 2019, before Deputy Chief Magistrate Debbye Ferguson in Magistrate Court #1, on (2) counts of Attempted Murder. He was not required to enter a plea, the matter was adjourned to the 5th September 2019 for trial. Bail was denied and he was remanded to the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services until trial...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
Police investigates shooting incident and armed robberies - Illegal firearm recovered - May 23, 2019 - 7:00:05 AM

Shooting incident: Police on the Island of New Providence are investigating a shooting incident Thursday, 23rd May, 2019, which left an adult male dead.

According to reports, shortly after 4:00am, an off duty reserve police officer heard a commotion that appeared to be coming from his property in the Fox Hill Community...

Armed robberies: Police on the Island of New Providence are seeking assistance in identifying and locating the men responsible for two armed robberies which occurred over night...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Wanted Suspect arraigned before Deputy Chief Magistrate - May 22, 2019 - 6:20:39 PM

Tavares Demonte Beckford aka”Foe” age 43 years of Domingo Height, New Providence was arraigned on Wednesday 22nd May 2019 before Deputy Chief Magistrate Debbye Ferguson in Magistrate Court #1 on the charges of Murder, Attempted Murder, Possession of Dangerous Drugs, (4) counts of Possession of Unlicensed Firearm, (2) counts of Possession of Ammunition with the intent to supply and (1) count of Possession of Ammunition...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Missing Persons
RBPF Missing: 15 yr. old Nadia Regis of Nassau, Bahamas - May 22, 2019 - 3:01:31 PM

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Police are seeking the public’s help in locating a juvenile female who has been reported missing by family members on Wednesday, 22nd May, 2019.

Missing is Nadia Regis, age 15 years of Meeting Street. Nadia reportedly, left home shortly after 4:00pm on Tuesday, 21th May, 2019 and has not been seen or heard from since.

She is described as being 4’4”tall, slim build with medium brown complexion...
Community
Royal Caribbean partners with Bahamas Feeding Network, pledges food for entire year 2019 - May 22, 2019 - 11:45:46 AM

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On a sunny afternoon in November, Royal Caribbean International President & CEO Michael Bayley stood in the AquaTheater of Symphony of The Seas, the largest cruise ship in the world as it made its inaugural visit to Nassau, and before an audience of hundreds including volunteers from one of the destination’s most challenged communities made a promise – to fund all the food needed by the Bahamas Feeding Network in 2019.

The applause that erupted was louder than a ship’s horn and all the music the bands and Junkanoo groups had made during the celebration. There were tears on the faces of those touched by the compassion and the promise...

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