RBPF Nassau: Police seek public’s help in solving country’s latest homicides - Murder arraignment
- Aug 29, 2018 - 6:50:37 AM
Police seek public’s help in solving country’s latest homicides:
on the Island of New Providence are investigating a shooting incident
Tuesday, 28th August, 2018 which has left an adult male dead.
to reports, shortly after 11:00pm, a man was sitting in his vehicle
outside a bar in Kennedy Subdivision off Soldier Road, when he was
approached by a group of men, one armed with a firearm...
RBPF Nassau: Police investigate shooting incident and armed robberies
- Aug 28, 2018 - 8:39:07 PM
Police investigate shooting incident and armed robberies:
are investigating a shooting incident which occurred Tuesday, 28th
August, 2018, which has left an adult male with injuries...
Police on the island of New Providence are investigating two armed robberies which occurred Tuesday, 28th August, 2018...
132 drivers ticketed, 3 persons arrested: Officers
from the Traffic Department Officers conducted road checks in various
parts of the island...
24th Annual Festival Noël Fundraiser on Grand Bahama
- Aug 28, 2018 - 12:10:16 PM
The 24th annual Festival Noël fundraiser will be held Friday, December
7th 2018, from 7pm – 10pm at the Rand Nature Centre on Cathedral
Boulevard, Grand Bahama. Celebrate the opening of the festive season
under this year’s theme “Walking in Nature’s Wonderland” with joyful
spirits and dazzling décor.
Festival Noel is the Bahamas
National Trust’s signature fundraising event on Grand Bahama Island that
attracts over 300 patrons...
RBPF Grand Bahama: Possession of ammunition (arrest)
- Aug 28, 2018 - 10:41:33 AM
Reports are that
on Monday 27th August 2018, shortly before 9:00pm, officers of Rapid
Response Unit, acting on information and armed with a search warrant,
proceeded to a residence on Bruce Avenue, where they discovered (3) .45
ammunition. Two males of that residence was arrested and taken into
POLICE ARE APPEALING TO ANYONE WITH INFORMATION
REGARDING ANY CRIME, NO MATTER HOW SMALL OR INSIGNIFICANT (THE TIP) MAY
SEEM, TO ANONYMOUSLY CALL POLICE AT 919 OR CRIME STOPPERS AT 328-TIPS
RBPF Abaco: 3 males arrested for possession of dangerous drugs with the intent to supply
- Aug 28, 2018 - 8:45:42 AM
Reports are that on Monday 27th August 2018, shortly after 5:00pm,
officer of the Abaco District, acting on information, proceeded to the
area of Forest Drive, Murphy Town, Abaco, where they proceeded to search
a caravan vehicle with no license plate attached. Officers discovered
two packages of suspected marijuana and a quantity of cash. Three males
were arrested and taken into police custody..
Living whale is cut open in search for ambergris
- Aug 27, 2018 - 7:26:28 PM
Bahamas Marine Mammal Research Organisation (BMMRO) responded to the
report of a live stranded pilot whale on August 23rd on the beach just
north of Crossing Rocks, Abaco.
With the help
of Crossing Rocks community members, BMMRO’s team was able to push the
11-foot young adult female whale back out to sea but had to hold it
upright so that it did not drown. Two sharks patrolled nearby. During
the rescue, BMMRO scientist Dr. Diane Claridge discovered a 3-foot long
and 3-inch deep cut on the whale’s underside, deep enough to have cut
into the muscle...
Never too young to Keep Grand Bahama Clean
- Aug 27, 2018 - 6:00:24 AM
Recently, little Miss Markaylah Foster, an 8-year-old third grade
student at Hugh W. Campbell Primary, reached out to the Keep Grand
Bahama Clean (KGBC) Committee through her Grandmother, Chrystal Johnson,
and Parents, Michelle Gaitor and Marcel Foster, expressing an interest
in becoming an environmental ambassador and junior member of the KGBC
During a specially organized courtesy meeting, little
Markaylah shared her love for the environment and some of the things
that she would like to see done in her community. “I would like to see
more garbage bins on the streets and encourage persons to stop
littering” commented Markaylah.
RBPF Nassau: Murder suspect captured
- Aug 26, 2018 - 8:14:55 PM
Police are pleased to report that murder suspect William Etienne, who
was wanted for questioning in connection with a homicide which occurred
on Friday, 24th August, 2018 at East Street and Balfour Avenue, has been
Shortly after 4:00pm, Sunday 27th August, 2018,
Flying Squad Officers conducted a search of a Taylor Shop on Balfour
Avenue west of East Street, located and took Etienne into custody
RBPF Grand Bahama: Armed robbery at a business establishment on coral road
- Aug 26, 2018 - 9:08:42 AM
Reports are that on Saturday 25th August 2018 shortly after 6:00am, a
male and female employee of a business establishment, while entering
their place of employment on Coral Road, were held up and robbed at
gunpoint by a lone male armed with a firearm, who robbed them of a
deposit bag containing a quantity of money.
Police are appealing
to the general public for anyone with any information to contact the
Central Detective Unit in Grand Bahama at telephone numbers 350-3107
thru12, 911/919 or call your nearest police station...
RBPF Bimini: 2 males arrested for possession of dangerous drugs
- Aug 26, 2018 - 8:30:18 AM
Reports are that on Saturday 25th August 2018, shortly after 8:00am,
officers while on routine patrol in Alice Town, Bimini, observed a
vehicle with two male passengers and a strong odor emanating from it.
Officers then stopped, and proceeded to search the vehicle and both
suspects reference to possession of dangerous drugs. While doing so, the
driver fled the scene making good his escape. Officers then searched
the passenger and vehicle where they discovered a quantity of suspected
marijuana on the passenger and inside the vehicle...
DNA mourns the passing of Chief Justice Stephen Isaacs
- Aug 24, 2018 - 2:00:29 PM
We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Chief Justice Stephen Isaacs.
was only a few weeks ago that the late Chief Justice was confirmed in
his substantive post. Bahamians had looked forward to more years of
distinguished service by this luminary and true patriot. Unfortunately,
this was not to be and we have lost a brilliant jurist who contributed
enormously to the development of the legal profession in The Bahamas.
of the legal fraternity will remember him as a respected gentleman who
left an indelible mark on the judiciary and on our jurisprudence. A
grateful nation salutes him for his service and dedication over the
RBPF WANTED: Valantino Auston Pratt aka (T-boy) of Nassau,Bahamas
- Aug 24, 2018 - 1:59:22 PM
Officers of the Central Detective Unit in Grand Bahama need your
assistance in locating 22 year old Valantino Auston Pratt aka (T-boy) of
Nassau, New Providence. He is described as standing between 6’1 – 6’2”
in height, dark brown complexion and slim built. His last known address
is New Providence.
If Valantino Auston
Pratt is seen, please do not approach, but you are ask to contact the
Central Detective Unit in Grand Bahama at telephone number 350-3107
thru12, 911/919,or call your nearest police station...
RBPF Nassau: Illegal drugs and ammunition seized, 5 males in custody - Illegal firearm and ammunition recovered - 104 drivers ticketed
- Aug 24, 2018 - 1:28:53 PM
Illegal drugs and ammunition seized, 5 males in custody:
The enduring and dedicated work of the men and women of the Royal
Bahamas Police Force has led to a quantity of dangerous drugs and
ammunition being taken from the streets of New Providence...
Illegal firearm and ammunition recovered: Police on the island of New Providence have recovered another illegal
firearm and a quantity of ammunition, Friday, 24th August, 2018...
104 drivers ticketed: Officers from the Mobile Divisions conducted road checks in various
parts of the island. Their efforts, which were intended to educate,
reduce crime, and to minimize the ability of criminals to commit
RBPF WANTED: Ramal Colebrooke of Bullocks Harbour, Berry Island
- Aug 24, 2018 - 12:47:03 PM
Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a man who is
wanted for questioning in connection with a Sexual Assault
The male suspect is Ramal
Colebrooke, age 32 years of Francis Drive, Bullocks Harbour, Berry
Island Colebrooke is described as having a dark complexion and slim
RBPF: Police in Eleuthera investigates traffic fatality
- Aug 24, 2018 - 10:38:26 AM
Police on the island of Eleuthera are investigating a traffic
accident which has left an adult male dead Friday, 24th August, 2018.
to reports, shortly after 6:00am, a male was walking on Queen’s Highway
south of the settlement of Rock Sound, when he was struck by a green
1998 S70 Volvo driven by an adult male. The victim was examined on scene
by a local Doctor and pronounced dead...
RBPF Nassau: Suspects to be arraigned in court
- Aug 24, 2018 - 9:34:21 AM
Police are pleased to report that two (2) suspects will appear in
the Magistrate Court, Friday, 24th August, 2018 at 12:00noon to be
formally charged in connection with two homicide investigations.
23 old male to be formally charged with Murder in connection with the death of Percy Sawyer which occurred on 12th April, 2018.
and 22 year old males to be formally charged with Murder in connection
with the death of Andrew Alexander Ferguson which occurred on 18th
Lyford Cay Foundations programme completes its 8th Summer
- Aug 23, 2018 - 2:55:22 PM
Completing its eighth Summer SLAM, FOCUS – a programme of the Lyford Cay
Foundations – engaged 169 students this summer in Grades 5-9 in
creating solutions aimed at building a better Bahamas. Summer SLAM took
place from June 22nd – August 3rd on the campus of University of The
College readiness and access are at the core of this
tuition-free programme that selects 36 students in Grade Four each year
for a rigorous and exciting eight-year journey to prepare them for
college. FOCUS students commit to pursuing their education dreams by
attending FOCUS on 15 Saturdays every school year and for a full 30 days
of Summer SLAM...
RBPF Nassau: Police investigate recent armed robberies and alleged drowning - Body of a female discovered in field
- Aug 22, 2018 - 6:35:01 PM
Police investigate recent armed robberies
: Police are seeking the public’s assistance with information that can
assist in solving two armed robberies which occurred overnight.
the first incident, shortly after 11:00pm Tuesday, 21st August, 2018 a
man was on Jean Street off Prince Charles Drive, when he was approached
by a male armed with a firearm, who robbed him of his 2006 gray Honda
Police investigate alleged drowning: Police are investigation an alleged drowning, Wednesday, 22nd August, 2018, which occurred on the island of New Providence...
Body of a female discovered in field: Police
on the island of New Providence are investigation the circumstances
surrounding the discovery of the body of an elderly female, Wednesday,
22nd August, 2018...
Antique Auto Club Invests in BTVI
- Aug 22, 2018 - 2:54:47 PM
For the second consecutive year, the Antique Auto Club of The
Bahamas has invested in the training of future mechanics with a $1,000
scholarship donation to the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute
In memory of the late Charles
Johnson - a skilled mechanic who was passionate about young people
learning the trade - this scholarship will aid in helping students
studying Auto Mechanics at BTVI...