RBPF: Police on the island of Bimini are investigating an alleged drowning
- Sep 21, 2018 - 6:36:02 AM
Reports are that on Thursday 20th September 2018, shortly after 12:00pm,
police were alerted of a drowning of a Bahamian male, who was a crew
member on board a 45 ft. fishing vessel named “Dawn Celeste”. Further
investigation revealed that while diving in waters of the Great Isaac,
the victim was found lying at the bottom of the ocean unresponsive. He
was taken to the Bimini Clinic, and later pronounced dead. An autopsy
would be performed to determine the exact cause of death...
BTVI strengthens City and Guilds’ Internal Framework
- Sep 20, 2018 - 2:21:40 PM
Twenty seven persons from The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute
(BTVI) were recently in training sessions that focused on City and
Guilds’ assessment and quality assurance.
This four-day training
in New Providence came as BTVI further readies itself to offer City and
Guilds courses and exams since securing accreditation by the United
Kingdom-based London Institute. Over in Grand Bahama, Freeport Container
Port apprentices started the program in October 2017...
RBPF: Police on the island of Abaco discover large marijuana
- Sep 20, 2018 - 10:52:59 AM
Reports are that on Wednesday 19th September 2018, shortly after
4:00pm, officers in the Abaco District, acting on information, proceeded
to an area on Earnest Dean Highway, just south of the International
Airport, where they discovered a large marijuana field with marijuana
plants ranging from 1 ft. to 7 ft. in height.
The plants were all uprooted and collected. The total count of the plants are 387 plants, with a street value of $154,800.00...
RBPF Nassau: Police continues investigation into armed robbery
- Sep 20, 2018 - 6:31:37 AM
Police continues investigation into armed robbery:
Police on New Providence are seeking the public’s assistance with
any information that can assist in solving an armed robbery which
occurred Wednesday, 19th September, 2018.
to reports, shortly after 10:00am, a male armed with a firearm entered a
convenience store on Wulff Road west of Market Street, held an employee
at bay and robbed the establishment of cash...
Illegal firearm ammunition drugs recovered: According to reports, shortly before 3:00pm, Wednesday, 19th September,
2018, Flying Squad Officers and RBDF Officers acting on information...
Hundreds of volunteers in Nassau turn out to make a difference during International Coastal Cleanup
- Sep 19, 2018 - 11:19:49 PM
Several hundred volunteers turned out in a team effort to participate
in the International Coastal Cleanup that took place in Nassau at South
Beach on Saturday, September 15th.
“It was heartening to see
many volunteers from the local community, corporate and civic
organizations, students and concerned neighbours come together and
remove so much marine debris from the shoreline, beach and mangroves at
South Beach,” said Te-Shalla Clarke, Education Supervisor for Dolphin
Encounters on Blue Lagoon Island and Coordinator of ICC in New
2018 Southern Shores Community Summer Tennis Camp a success
- Sep 19, 2018 - 3:58:53 PM
Organisers say the 2018 Southern Shores Community Summer Tennis Camp was a success.
boys and girls from the Southern Shores community participated in the
2nd annual summer tennis camp, held during the first two weeks in
August, at the Percy Munnings Park, in Sunset Park.
and organiser Corey Francis said, “We had another enthusiastic group of
aspiring tennis players, this summer. Some students were back from last
year and we saw progress in their tennis skills and ability.”...
RBPF Nassau: Police investigates shooting incident - Illegal drugs, firearm and ammunition recovered
- Sep 18, 2018 - 5:49:49 PM
the Island of New Providence are investigating a shooting incident
Tuesday, 18th September, 2018, which left an adult male with injuries.
after before 9:00am, a male was standing on the outside of his
residence on Bowe Alley off Finlayson Street, when he got into a verbal
altercation with another man, who produced a firearm and shot him before
RBPF: Police seek publics’ help in locating 18 year old Edward Colebrooke of Nassau
- Sep 18, 2018 - 5:19:38 PM
Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a man who is
wanted for questioning in connection with an Armed Robbery
The suspect is Edward Colebrooke, age 18 years of Sixth Street, Coconut
Colebrooke is described as being 5’9 tall, Slim Built with Dark Brown Complexion.
Anyone knowing the whereabouts of Colebrooke is asked to contact the Central Detective Unit at 502-9991/2, 919/911...
Join Us At The Car Boot Sale Saturday, September 29th at the Garden of the Groves
- Sep 18, 2018 - 11:50:27 AM
Humane Society's Car Boot sale will be taking place at Garden of the
Groves on Saturday, 29th September between 10.00am and 1.00pm.
are a few spaces still available for anyone wishing to sell their
unwanted chattels, clothes, anything! etc. in exchange for making some
money for themselves.
It's $20 per 'boot' - that's a car, truck or wagon. Anyone can share one vehicle with a friend too...
RBPF Nassau: Police seek the public’s assistance in solving 3 armed robberies
- Sep 18, 2018 - 8:12:40 AM
Police seek the public’s assistance in solving 3 armed robberies:
the first incident, according to reports, shortly before 11:00am,
Monday, 17th September, 2018 a male armed with a firearm, entered a
gaming establishment on Wulff Road near to Hepburn Alley, held an
employee at bay and robbed her of a cell phone and the establishment of
cash, before making good his escape.
the second incident, according to reports, shortly after 11:00pm, a
female had just arrived at a residence on Wind Street, Sea Breeze
Estate, when she was approached by four men armed with firearms, who
robbed her of cash and other items...
US citizen arrest after failing to declare: A 55 year old male
citizens of the United States was taken into custody Monday, 17th
September, 2018, after he failed to declare a large sum of US Currency...
RBPF Nassau: Police seek help in locating 35 year old Aaron Dudley Smith
- Sep 18, 2018 - 7:10:40 AM
Police are seeking the public’s help in locating a man who has been reported missing by family members on 11th September, 2018.
Missing is Aaron Dudley Smith age 35 years of Stack Avenue, Nassau Village.
Smith is described as being approximately 6” tall, slim build with drown complexion...
RBPF Grand Bahama: Officers of the DEU discovers illegal ammunition
- Sep 18, 2018 - 6:38:21 AM
Reports are that on Monday 17th September 2018, shortly after
9:00pm, officers of the Drug Enforcement Unit, while on mobile patrol in
the Bass Lane area, observed a group of males in an abandoned building.
The males on seeing the officers fled the area on foot. Officers then
searched the abandoned building and discovers (15).223 rounds of
ammunition, (60) .40 rounds of ammunition, and (34) 9mm rounds of
ammunition with a total of (109) rounds of ammunition...
CIBC FirstCaribbean helps kids get back to school all prim and proper
- Sep 17, 2018 - 11:49:59 AM
The Salvation Army and CIBC FirstCaribbean have teamed up during one of
the busiest and most expensive times of the year for some parents, to
provide school uniforms to a number of students.
Community Relations Associate Melanese Coakley said, “Always at this
time of year people are seeking uniforms to send their children back to
school. We try to help meet this need through our ‘Back to School’
University of The Bahamas appoints General Counsel
- Sep 17, 2018 - 11:25:33 AM
Accomplished commercial and civil litigator and legal
professional Mrs. Tracy Ferguson-Johnson has been appointed General
Counsel at University of The Bahamas (UB), responsible for providing the
vision, planning, strategic direction and operational management of the
Office of the General Counsel.
capacity, Mrs. Ferguson-Johnson will manage the University’s legal
representation in all litigation and administrative proceedings and
provide counsel and advice on compliance with the laws of the
Commonwealth of The Bahamas and the statutes of the UB Act.
General Counsel, she will maintain an appropriate framework for
internal controls to ensure and protect the University’s legal interests
and reduce its legal risks...
RBPF Nassau: Police investigates overnight armed robberies and suspicious deaths - Shooting incident
- Sep 17, 2018 - 9:57:10 AM
Police investigates overnight armed robberies:
the first incident, according to reports, shortly before 9:00pm,
Sunday, 16th September, 2018 two men armed with firearms, entered a
pharmacy located near Baillou Hill Road and Carmichael Road, held an
employee at bay and robbed the establishment of cash, before making good
their escape into a nearby residential community...
Police investigates suspicious deaths: - Police
on New Providence are investigating the circumstances surrounding the
deaths of two persons, Sunday, 16th September, 2018...
Shooting incident: Police
on the Island of New Providence are investigating a shooting incident
Sunday, 16th September, 2018 which left two adult male with injuries...
RBPF Abaco: Armed robbery
- Sep 17, 2018 - 8:39:14 AM
Police in Abaco are investigating an armed robbery at a residence in Leisure Lee, Abaco.
are that on Sunday 16th September 2018, shortly after 8:00pm, police
were called to a residence in the Leisure Lee area, where it was
reported that three masked and armed men, entered a home, held up the
occupants and robbed them of a quantity of jewelry, a shot gun and a
2013 champagne colored Buick Lacrosse...
RBPF Grand Bahama: Forearm recovered
- Sep 17, 2018 - 7:34:06 AM
Reports are that on Sunday 16th September 2018, shortly after 3:00pm,
officers of the Central Detective Unit, while on mobile patrol in the
area of Tasman Close, observed a group of males congregated in that
area. The men on seeing the officers fled in different directions.
Officers then checked the area and discovered a black Smith and Wesson
pistol with no ammunition...
LIS and EARTHCARE, Gold Rock Beach, International Coastal Cleanup 2018, 550 lbs of marine debris removed
- Sep 16, 2018 - 5:51:04 PM
Early on Saturday morning, September 15th, 2018 twenty-four 24 students
from Lucaya International School (LIS) on Grand Bahama Island and 11
EARTHCARE volunteers arrived at Gold Rock Beach International Coastal
Cleanup Day (ICC) 2018 (coordinated by the Sustainable Tourism Committee
of the Ministry of Tourism), at Lucayan National Park, in east Grand
Bahama Island. Gail Woon, Zone Captain for Gold Rock Beach was ecstatic
to have worked, once again, with the students from Lucaya International
School (LIS) and EARTHCARE volunteers...
Commander of Defence Force extends condolences following traffic fatalities
- Sep 16, 2018 - 7:14:23 AM
A member of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force is currently assisting
Police with investigations following a traffic accident earlier this
morning in which two pedestrians succumbed to their injuries.
to reports, the tragic incident occurred on Marathon Road around 1:00
a.m. September 16. The person involved was an off-duty (Woman) Marine of
the Royal Bahamas Defence driving a private vehicle at the time. The
unfortunate incident resulted in a male and female pedestrian succumbing
to their injuries...
RBPF Grand Bahama: Alleged Suicide
- Sep 15, 2018 - 10:39:24 PM
Reports are that on Saturday 15th September 2018, shortly before
6:00pm, police were called to a residence in Malibu Reef, where the body
of an adult female was discovered hanging in a home. An autopsy will be
performed to determine the exact cause of death. Police are actively
investigating this matter.
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 (8477) (NEW PROVIDENCE) OR 1-242-300-8477