RBPF Wanted in Nassau: Dario Bastian of McKinney Drive
- Sep 1, 2014 - 6:03:36 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - Police are requesting
the public’s assistance in locating 30 year old Dario Bastian of
McKinney Drive who is wanted in connection with an armed robbery that
occurred on Faith Avenue South, on Friday 29th August 2014.
Bastian is a dark brown male of a slim build and about 5’ 6” to 5’ 8” in height.
are appealing to anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of
Dario Bastian, no matter how small or insignificant (the tip) may seem
Nassau male dies in hospital after arriving with a gunshot wound
- Sep 1, 2014 - 6:02:22 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - Police are
investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man that
occurred on Monday 1st September 2014.
Police later reported that the man was shot by a store owner.
to reports, around 2:00pm, a man turned up to hospital via a private
vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound. The man succumbed to his injury a
short while later.
An adult male is assisting police in connection with this incident...
BTVI Student Chosen for Study Abroad Program
- Sep 1, 2014 - 4:00:20 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - Isaiah Strachan recently joined the list of students
at The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI), who have been
afforded the opportunity to continue studies abroad on an Emerging
Leaders in the Americas Program (ELAP) scholarship.
who is headed to Holland College in Canada for the fall semester, will
join BTVI student, Diane Smith - both of whom will study Electronics
Engineering. Following the semester, both students are expected to
return to BTVI to complete their Associate of Applied Science degree in
Electronics Engineering Installers and Repairs...
Rand Memorial Hospital staff attend Triage Court Seminar
- Sep 1, 2014 - 3:47:36 PM
FREEPORT, Bahamas -
Physicians, nurses and medical personnel of the Accident & Emergency
and Urgent Care Center of the Rand Memorial Hospital recently attended a
Triage Court Seminar at the Gerald Bartlett Complex, Police
Headquarters in Freeport, Grand Bahama. The 3-day event took place from
Tuesday thru Thursday, 26th-28th August 2014 hosted by Dr. Michelle
Sweeting, Clinical Director of the Accident & Emergency Department.
well organized and attended event was facilitated by Mrs. Shelley
Cohen, the founder of Health Resources Limited, Senior Instructor for
the program and lead administrator of the Triage Tool-belt course in
Tennessee, USA. Mrs. Cohen was very excited to be here in Grand Bahama
for the first time to share her wealth of knowledge to the medical
RBPF issues Safety Tips as New School Year Begins
- Sep 1, 2014 - 3:19:52 PM
Nassau, Bahamas -
With the opening of schools throughout the country today, the Royal
Bahamas Police Force has issued some safety tips for parents, students
Police are also
warning drivers that they will be on the lookout for offenses including
speeding in a school zone, illegal passing of school buses, failing to
stop for pedestrians in crosswalks, as well as double parking in
crosswalks – which parents who are dropping off or picking up students
are reminded to avoid.
Here are some simple reminders for drivers:
Zonta Club of New Providence increases scholarship fund by $5,000
- Sep 1, 2014 - 3:09:55 PM
Tight economy inspires women’s organization to boost opportunities for female students going Back to School
dream of a college education at the College of The Bahamas has become
easier to obtain through the Zonta Club of New Providence’s recent move
to increase its scholarship fund by $5,000.
“We consider it a
priority to equip all young female students who have shown promise in
their studies with the necessary tools to become successful,” said
Theresa Moxey-Adderley. “So it was a natural step for us at the Zonta
Club of New Providence to recognize that we had to do more in such a
“And we have such a wonderful group of outstanding..."
RBPF Nassau: Woman robbed of 2002 Honda CRV - 8 arrests made overnight
- Sep 1, 2014 - 3:05:05 PM
Nassau, Bahamas -
Police are requesting the public’s help in solving an armed robbery that occurred on Sunday 31st August 2014.
to reports, shortly after 8:30pm, a woman was at Montia Avenue located
at Garden Hills, when a masked man armed with a handgun robbed her of
her white 2002 Honda CRV vehicle and sped off
Mobile Division Make 8 Arrest Overnight - Consistent
with the Commissioner’s Policing Priorities for 2014, Mobile Division
saturation patrols intended to reduce crime and to minimize the ability
for criminals to commit criminal activities resulted in the arrests of
eight (8) persons
Grand Bahama Man and Woman Robbed in Home on Frobisher Drive
- Sep 1, 2014 - 12:41:04 PM
Freeport, Grand Bahama - Police are searching for (3) three men who reportedly robbed a male and female while in their home.
are that on Sunday 31st August 2014, shortly after 2:00am, police
received information that a male and female were robbed while in their
home on Frobisher Drive by three men, one who was described as being
light skin, wearing dark clothing with his face covered, who was
reportedly brandishing a crowbar and a knife. They were robbed of two
cell phones, a laptop and cash...
Custom Computers Ltd. Celebrates Academic Achievement Through Its “A’s For Excellence” Campaign
- Sep 1, 2014 - 11:30:58 AM
Nassau, Bahamas - Hundreds of students from
educational institutions across The Bahamas took part in the seventh
annual A’s for Excellence campaign held by Custom Computers Ltd. this
summer. Local primary, high school and college students who received at
least one ‘A’ grade in their final report card for the 2013/2014
academic year were invited to enter random drawings for a chance to win a
desktop computer, laptop or tablet.
New to the campaign this
year: the Family Island School with the most entries received a
multifunction machine (printer/fax/scanner/copier)...
CIBC FirstCaribbean Supports Education for All
- Aug 31, 2014 - 8:49:16 PM
Nassau, Bahamas, 21st August, 2014, In a
display of the bank’s dedication to education for all, CIBC
FirstCaribbean donated to two charities aimed at providing schooling for
non-traditional learners. CIBC First Caribbean awarded The PACE
Foundation school for unwed teenage mothers, and Project Read Bahamas,
an adult literacy programme, with monetary gifts to contribute to the
work the organisations do in giving second chances to un-conventional
and disadvantaged students.
The gifts are courtesy of the
company’s International Comtrust Foundation, a Caribbean-wide initiative
which ensures that 1% of the Bank’s profits reach important causes,
which may be nominated by local employees. Education is a major
component of CIBC First Caribbean’s four-pronged social impact...
2 Nassau murder suspects to appear in court Monday
- Aug 31, 2014 - 8:34:47 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - A 22 – year old male of
Young Close and an 18 – year old male of Cordeaux Avenue are expected to
appear in court at 12:00noon on Monday 1st September 2014, to be
formally charged for the murder of Latore Mackey that occurred on Monday
25th August 2014.
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 1-242-300-8476 (Family Islands)...
RBPF Nassau: Man shot by police - Assault rifle found - 7 arrests overnight
- Aug 31, 2014 - 12:17:02 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - Police are
investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting of a
was shot by police whilst attempting to enter a building located on East
Street South shortly after 9:30am on Saturday 30th August 2014....
High powered weapon seized by Mobile Division Officers:
According to reports,
shortly after 7:00pm on Saturday 30th August 2014, officers from the
Mobile Division acting on intelligence went to the St. Andrews Beach
Estates area, where they uncovered a high-powered assault rifle
underneath a tree.
RBPF Nassau: Armed robbery on Faith Ave. - Man shot in the back - Illegal firearm arrest
- Aug 30, 2014 - 11:20:33 AM
Police are requesting the public’s
assistance in solving an armed robbery that occurred on Friday
29thAugust 2014. According to reports, around 10:00pm, police received a
report of an armed robbery in progress at a business establishment
located on Faith Avenue south. When police arrived on the scene they saw
two armed men exiting the business establishment. The suspects on
seeing the police fired several shots and fled on foot. Police returned
fire but was unable to catch the suspects...
Police are requesting the public’s assistance in solving a shooting incident occurred on Saturday 30th August 2014.
to reports, shortly before 3:00am, a man was walking in the area of
Cockburn and Market Streets, when he was shot to the back. The victim
was transported to hospital via private, where he is detained in stable
Bahamas Chamber Best in Business Awards Nominations Open
- Aug 30, 2014 - 9:14:34 AM
Nassau, Bahamas - The
BIBA recognizes the best in Bahamian entrepreneurship honoring business
owners of integrity and businesses that have had the greatest positive
impact on our communities. Nominees must be Chamber members and cannot
nominate themselves. Winners are selected by a committee based on
criteria such as the uniqueness of the business model and level of
positive impact on the community.
The 2014 awards will be presented on Thursday, October 30th at the Sandals Royal Bahamian Ballroom in Nassau.
include: Lifetime Achievement, Male Entrepreneur of the Year, Female
Entrepreneur of the Year, Best New Business of the Year...
Bahamas Pride Freedom Weekend Awards 65 Community Builders
- Aug 29, 2014 - 11:46:57 AM
Nassau, The Bahamas - Highlighting the achievements of community builders and allies is one
of the primary goals of the Bahamas Pride Freedom Weekend Event. Designed and
developed by a planning committee, the Bahamas Pride Freedom Weekend will cater
to the various layers that impact the lives of GLBT Bahamians. Hosted in Grand Bahama, the event is
filled with activities over the span of the entire weekend of Friday August 29th
through Monday September 1st 2014.
The Award Nominations
closed on August 10th 2014 and the support was overwhelming. The
planning committee did not have much of a task in deciding who all were to be
highlighted for their specific and diverse achievements as all of the nominees
are nothing less than deserving. Certificates will be given out beginning on
Thursday August 28th 2014 to many of the awardees...
Bahamas: Chinese national arrested at LPIA - 2002 green Honda vehicle stolen at gunpoint
- Aug 29, 2014 - 10:53:53 AM
POLICE ARREST CHINESE NATIONAL AT LPIA FOR UNLAWFUL POSSESSION
Nassau, Bahamas - According
to reports, shortly before 6:00pm on Thursday 28th August 2014, Police
acting on intelligence went to the Immigration Section at the LIPA
Arrival area, where they arrested a 29 – year old Chinese Male for
unlawful possession of several diamond stones.Investigations are
POLICE SEEK PUBLIC’S ASSISTANCE IN SOLVING AN ARMED ROBBERY
to reports, shortly before 11:00pm on Thursday 28th August 2014, a
woman was at her Rocky Pines home, when three men armed with handguns
robbed her of her 2002 green Honda vehicle and handbag, before speeding
off.Investigations are ongoing...
RBPF Nassau: Overnight islandwide anti-crime operation nets 33 arrests -
- Aug 29, 2014 - 9:52:10 AM
Nassau, Bahamas -
Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Priorities for 2014, police
conducted an island wide anti -crime operation last evening that saw
large contingents of police officers from the Uniform Divisions under
the command of Assistant Commissioners Leon Bethel fan out across New
the operation police targeted, Persons involved in criminal activities,
such and Drugs and Firearms, Persons wanted for various criminal
offences, Prolific Offenders and Persons wanted for Outstanding Court
The overnight operation resulted in the arrests of 33 persons for a...
Grand Bahama Traffic Fatality Suspect Convicted
- Aug 28, 2014 - 7:43:06 PM
Freeport, Bahamas - A 20 year old male is sentenced to (3) three years for killing in the course of dangerous driving.
are that on Thursday 28th August 2014, Tyral Hepburn age 20 years of
#100 Mallory Lane, Grand Bahama was arraigned before Magistrate Debbye
Ferguson in Magistrate Court #1 for killing in the course of dangerous
driving. He pleaded guilty to the charge and was sentenced to (3) three
years at Her Majesty’s Prison in New Providence...
Ministry of Youth, Sports & Culture On the Passing of Samuel 'Sam' Haven
- Aug 28, 2014 - 5:26:31 PM
Nassau, Bahamas- The Ministry of Youth, Sports & Culture wishes to
extend its most sincere condolences to the family of Mr. Samuel “Sam” Haven on
his passing. Sam, as he was
affectionately known, was one of the finest all around sportsmen that this
country has produced. Sam was also
extensively involved in sports administration.
In his early years Sam was one of the country’s leading
soccer players, a sport that he devoted a good portion of his life to. He was also very instrumental in the
formation and administration of the Bankers Softball League in which he also
engaged as a player in that league.
Bahamas Football Association mourns loss of Past President, Sam Haven
- Aug 28, 2014 - 4:03:32 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - Today the Bahamas Football Association mourns the loss of one of its
greats. Sam Haven, a Past President of The Bahamas Football Association
passed away this morning in Florida.
Sam was a
talented and skilled soccer player with the United Football Club,
formerly Nick's Body Shop, where he played with such notables as Brian
Guilluime, Steven Bellot and Lionel Haven. He later became coach and
president of the club guiding the club to numerous National
Championships. He served as president of the Bahamas Football
Association and was responsible for the formation of the New Providence
Football league and the introduction of women's football into the