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Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Six men arrested for drug possession by officers of the Mobile Division - Dec 18, 2018 - 6:00:46 AM

Six men were taken into police custody by officers of the Mobile Division, after they were found in possession of dangerous drugs.

Reports are that on Monday 17th December 2018 shortly before 6:00pm, officers of the Mobile Division acting on information, went to a home on John Rutt Lane, where they arrested (6) males after they were found in possession of 10 lbs. of suspected marijuana with a street value of $10,000.00Investigation into this matter is continuing...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF: Mobile officers continue to be vigilant on the streets of Grand Bahama - Dec 17, 2018 - 10:05:00 AM

Officers of the Mobile Division conducted road checks  throughout Grand Bahama between Saturday 15th December 2018 and Sunday 16th December 2018, this resulted in (28) fixed penalties levied on traffic offenders and (4) persons arrested for outstanding warrants issued by the Magistrate Court...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
Grand Bahama DEU officers discover over 20lbs. of suspected marijuana - Dec 16, 2018 - 10:11:16 AM

Reports are that on Saturday 15th December 2018, shortly before 6:00pm, officers of the Drug Enforcement Unit while in the area of East Atlantic Drive, took into custody a 33 year old male of Freeport after he was found in possession of 10 lbs. of suspected marijuana in his vehicle with a street value of $10,000.00. A further search of the vehicle also uncovered a .38 revolver with (4) rounds of ammunition...

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Officers of the Northern Division make significant arrests - Dec 14, 2018 - 10:02:16 AM

Reports are that on Wednesday 12th December 2018, shortly before 8:00pm, officers of Rapid Response arrested four males while at a residence on Adventurers Way, where they discovered a .40 pistol with (7) rounds of ammunition...

Reports are that on Thursday December 13th 2018, shortly before 9:00pm, officers of the Mobile Division while in the area of Amberjack Street, arrested three males after a stop of their vehicle uncovered a quantity of suspected marijuana... 
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: A male arrested for break-in at Financial Institution - Dec 12, 2018 - 9:25:15 AM

A 35 year old male was arrested by officers of the Central Detective Unit in connection with the break-in at a Financial Institution on Friday 7th December 2018.

Reports are that on Tuesday 11th December 2018, shortly after 6:00pm, officers of the Central Detective Unit arrest a 35 year old male in the Coral Road area, in connection with the break-in at a Financial Institution. He is expected to be formally arraigned before the Magistrate Court this week...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Break-in at a Financial Institution - Dec 7, 2018 - 3:13:53 PM

Reports are that on Friday 7th December 2018, shortly after 12:00am, police were alerted to a financial institution on Explorers Way and the Mall Drive. Officers arrived at that location and discovered an eastern window to the establishment smashed, officers then proceeded into the interior of the establishment and discovered that culprit(s) had entered and caused extensive damages...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
Grand Bahama man stabbed by two males near Ranfurly Circus - Dec 5, 2018 - 11:37:04 AM

Police in Grand Bahama are investigating a stabbing incident that has left a 22 year old male hospitalized in serious condition.

Reports are that on Tuesday 4th December 2018, shortly after 7:00pm, a male reported that while at a business establishment in the area of the Ranfurly Circus, he was involved in an altercation with two males, who stabbed him about the body...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
Outstanding Arrests in the Grand Bahama - Nov 23, 2018 - 7:50:56 AM

Reports are that on Thursday 22nd November 2018, Officers of the Mobile and Eastern Division arrested (5) fugitives who were wanted on outstanding warrants of arrest for various serious matters issued by the Magistrate Courts in Grand Bahama...

Reports are that on Thursday 22nd November 2018 shortly after 9:00am, Officers of the Eight Mile Rock Division, acting on information, proceeded to the Harbor West Plaza where they arrested a male who was in the act of stealing copper wire...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Wanted: 57 year old David Arlington Colebrooke of Nassau - Nov 12, 2018 - 10:09:33 AM

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Police in Grand Bahama need your assistance in locating 57 year old David Arlington Colebrooke of #1 Jasmine Gardens, Nassau, New Providence. He is wanted by the Drug Enforcement Unit in Grand Bahama for Possession of Dangerous Drugs with the intent to supply. He is described as standing at 5’10’ tall, weighing between 240-260 lbs. with dark brown complexion and is heavy built.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of David Arlington Colebrooke, you are asked to contact the Drug Enforcement Unit in Freeport, Grand Bahama at telephone number 350-3125, Police Emergency # 911/919 or call your nearest police station...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Male arrested for possession of dangerous drugs - Nov 5, 2018 - 6:46:03 AM

Reports are that on Sunday 4th November 2018, shortly after 5:00pm, a male presented himself at the Freeport Harbor Security Check Point before travelling to Fort Lauderdale. The suspect was searched and a clear plastic bag containing suspected cocaine was discovered hidden in his waist. The 28 year old male of Eight Mile Rock was arrested and taken into police custody.

The suspected cocaine has a street value of $18,000.00...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Shooting Incident - Oct 31, 2018 - 10:36:24 AM

Police in Grand Bahama are investigating a shooting incident that has left a male hospitalized.

Reports are that on Tuesday 30th October 2018, shortly before 9:00pm, police were called to the International Bazaar at a business establishment where reports off gunshot were heard. Further inquiries led officers to the Rand Memorial Hospital where a male with gunshot wounds about the body was being attended to by doctors...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Police investigate drowning - Oct 23, 2018 - 6:37:03 AM

Police in Grand Bahama are investigating the drowning of an adult male visiting the island on Monday 22nd October 2018.

According to reports, the male visitor went to Taino Beach sometime after 3:00pm, where, he went snorkeling. Sometime later, he was found lying at the edge of the water unresponsive. Emergency personnel responded, and the male was taken to the Rand Memorial Hospital for further medical assistance where he later succumbed...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Operation Touch Down and Sunset Strike - Northern District - Oct 12, 2018 - 10:51:07 AM

Reports are that on Thursday 11th October 2018, Law Enforcement Officers ( Police and Immigration Officers) in Central Abaco launched “Operation Touch Down”, where (40) persons were cited for various traffic infractions, (4) persons arrested for outstanding Warrants and (5) persons arrested for Immigration purposes.

Also on the same date, in Grand Bahama, Operation Sunset Strike was launched between the hours of 5:00pm - 11:00pm...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
Grand Bahama police discover 226 lbs suspected marijuana - Oct 10, 2018 - 10:55:25 AM

Reports are that on Tuesday 9th October 2018, shortly before 4:00pm, officers of the Central Detective Unit along with Immigration officers and the K-9 Unit, acting on information, went to Florin Drive, South Bahamia, and discovered in bushes, (9) crocus bags, all containing packages of suspected marijuana.

The weight of the suspected marijuana was (226) pounds with a street value of $226,000.00. There were no arrest made in this matter, investigation will continue...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
Grand Bahama Suspects Arraignments in Magistrate Court - Oct 9, 2018 - 6:33:46 PM

Suspects arraigned before The Magistrate Court on major offences in Grand Bahama

1. Felicos Joseph age 52 years of Haiti, was arraigned before Magistrate Debbye Ferguson in Magistrate Court #2 on the charge of Unlawful Sexual Intercourse. He was not required to enter a plea, the matter was adjourned to the 28th February 2019 for trial. Bail was denied. This matter will proceed by way of Voluntary Bill of Indictment...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
Grand Bahama male found in possession of firearm at business establishment - Oct 9, 2018 - 6:32:55 AM

Reports are that on Monday 8th October 2018 shortly before 10:00pm, officers acting on information, went to West Beach Drive, at a business establishment, where a male was found in possession of a black and silver 9mm pistol.

He was arrested, taken into police custody and is expected to be arraigned before the Magistrate Court this week...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Operation Midnight Strike - Oct 7, 2018 - 2:34:27 PM

In keeping with the Commissioner’s Policing Plan for 2018 Priority #1 “Crime Prevention and Reduction of Crime” and Priority #2 Public and Road Safety”. Officers of Grand Bahama arrested (5) persons and issued (67) Fixed Penalty Notices between Friday 5th October 2018 and Sunday 7th October 2018. 

Reports are that on Friday 5th October 2018 between 5:30pm and 8:30pm, officers of the Traffic Division conducted operation “Steel Curtain” that covered most of the Divisions in the Grand Bahama District, and yielded (67) fixed penalty notices...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Operation Blackout - Oct 6, 2018 - 7:30:45 PM

Reports are that on Friday 5th October 2018 between the hours of 5pm and 2am, officers executed search warrants on five residence in the Freeport area and arrested (5) suspects for possession of dangerous drugs, illegal firearms and ammunition in separate incidents.

Officers took into possession a quantity of ammunition, (2) imitation firearm, (2) packages of suspected marijuana weighing (2) lbs. and (15) foil wraps of suspected marijuana...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Found drugs - Oct 4, 2018 - 10:54:24 PM

Reports are that Drug Enforcement Unit Officers in Grand Bahama on Thursday 4th October 2018, shortly before 9:00pm, acting on information, went to Abaco Drive, where they searched a bushy area and discovered a plastic bag containing suspected marijuana. There were no arrest in this matter.

Weight of the suspected marijuana is 2lbs...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF: Attempted armed robbery foiled in Grand Bahama - Oct 2, 2018 - 9:45:35 AM

Reports are that on Tuesday 2nd October 2018, shortly after 1:00am, police were called to Waterfall Drive, in Seahorse Village, where two males reportedly entered a home brandishing a firearm and a knife, and demanded cash and other personal properties from residents who reside in the home. The occupants resisted and a fight ensued where the culprits were stabbed multiple times about the body. The culprits then tried to escape in a vehicle, but were again interrupted by residents of the home and the vehicle received extensive damages... 


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