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Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF Nassau:- 2 stolen vehicle suspects among 10 arrested - 2 firearms seized - 6 arrests / 82 citations - Mar 5, 2015 - 5:55:01 PM

Nassau, Bahamas - Anti-crime operation team seize two more firearms off the streets: The police are reporting the seizure of two illegal firearms and several rounds of ammunition following an operation in New Providence last night...

2 stolen vehicle Suspects among 10 arrested:
Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Priorities for 2015, Southwestern Division officers conducted an operation in the division on Wednesday 4th March 2015..

Mobile division nets 6 arrests and cites 82 drivers:
Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Priorities for 2015, Mobile Division saturation patrols intended to reduce crime and to minimize the ability for criminals to commit criminal activities resulted in the arrest of seven (7) persons...
Community
Local Bahamas fraternity supports “Suit and Tie” drive - Mar 5, 2015 - 4:25:02 PM


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The men of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity are known across US College campuses as the more debonair, well dressed of the Greek letter fraternal organizations. It’s a designation Kappa men are all too happy to carry on long after their college days are over and done with. It’s no wonder that the local alumni chapter was able to donate over 100 suits, ties and shirts to a group of men looking for a second chance at making a first impression.

The Bahamas Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. (ΚΑΨ) donated the proceeds of a “Suit and Tie” drive, which included over 100 suits, over 150 ties, and approximately 50 dress shirts to The National Lead Institute, a community correctional organizational which assists men in transition...

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
Nassau woman robbed at gunpoint of her 2014 Hyundai Tucson - Mar 5, 2015 - 4:20:16 PM

Nassau, Bahamas  - According to reports, shortly after 9:00pm on Wednesday 4th March 2015, a woman had just pulled up at her home located at Excellence Estates, when two men armed with a handgun robbed her of her beige 2014 Hyundai Tucson license number 287318 before speeding off.


Investigations are ongoing...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
Grand Bahama Manslaughter and Armed Robbery Supreme Court Convictions - Mar 5, 2015 - 4:03:58 PM

Freeport, The Bahamas - On Wednesday 4th March 2015, David Stuart age 23 years pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the Supreme Court, he was sentenced to 17 years at Her Majesty’s Prison in New Providence.

The second male convicted is Mario Sawall, he was convicted on one count of Armed Robbery and sentenced to 18 years at Her Majesty’s Prison in New Providence...
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Full House at First Save The Bays Grand Bahama Fund Raiser - Mar 4, 2015 - 8:00:04 PM

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Scores of people from every walk of life packed a concert this weekend hosted by Save The Bays, singing along with performers, dancing and helping to raise funds for the fast-growing environmental movement.

Organisers hailed the February 28 fundraiser, Chillin’ by the Dock of the Bay, a success.

The event was held at the popular Flying Fish Restaurant, home of Chef Tim Tibbitts, a Bahamian who returned to his roots after a successful performing career in Canada and is now ranked as one of the Caribbean’s 25 best chefs...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : WANTED PERSONS
RBPF Wanted: Suspect in Faith Avenue, Nassau Shooting - Mar 4, 2015 - 4:37:40 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas - Police have issued a wanted bulletin for 23 – year old Cordero Johnson who is wanted in connection with a shooting incident that occurred on Tuesday 3rd March 2015.

According to reports, shortly before 9:00am, a man was traveling on Faith Avenue South, driving a 2006 red Dodge Durango vehicle, when a male known to him accompanied by another male stopped him and asked him for a ride. Both males got into the vehicle and one of the males placed a firearm to the back of his head and told him not to stop. As a result victim jumped out of the vehicle and was shot in the right arm. The two men then sped off in the victim’s vehicle. The victim was transported to Hospital where he remain in stable condition...

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF CDU operation nets murder suspect & 3 firearms - Shotgun found in abandoned house - 22 arrests - Mar 4, 2015 - 4:30:24 PM


(Nassau, Bahamas) - Consistent with the Commissioners Policing Priorities for 2015, a team of officers from the Central Detective Unit conducted an operation overnight that resulted in the seizure of three firearms and the arrest of a murder suspect.

Shortly after 12:00am this morning the operation team descended on a bar located at Augusta Street, where they arrested a 29 – year old male who is wanted for a murder that occurred at Augusta Street on Tuesday 24th February 2015. The officers also found a loaded handgun in the suspect’s waist containing 16 live rounds of ammunition and 3 ounces of marijuana in his pants pocket.

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Long Island house breaking suspect arrested - Mar 4, 2015 - 3:30:04 PM

Long Island, The Bahamas - According to reports, shortly after 1:00am on Tuesday 3rd March 2015 a woman residing At Hamilton’s Long Island, reported to police that her house had been broken into and a number of electronic items were stolen.The woman also reported that her white Toyota Jeep was stolen. Police recovered the vehicle a short while later on the Island.

Shortly before 12:00noon yesterday, police in Long Island acting on intelligence arrested a 24 – year old male of Cartwright’s Long Island in connection with this incident. Additionally, police were able to recover all of the stolen items.

News : International
CIBC in Canada & The Bahamas Join Forces for Bahamas Red Cross Donation in Abaco - Mar 3, 2015 - 2:28:05 PM

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Marsh Harbour, Abaco -  The employees of CIBC Canada and CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank were on a mission early this year to lift up the needy people of Abaco with a shipment of donated goods that arrived on the island recently.

According to Frank and Phyllis McVicker, the project was initiated and spearheaded by their daughter, Sue Cronacher, who works at one of CIBC’s Ontario branches. Mr. McVicker explained that once the bank’s customers observed the donations being brought in at the bank, they excitedly joined the effort with donations of their own...

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF Nassau: Augusta St. homicide victim identified - 4 suspects nabbed after robbery - 6 arrests/65 citations - Drugs seized on Peter St. - Mar 3, 2015 - 12:35:01 PM

Nassau, Bahamas - Nab 4 Suspects shortly after robbery:
Quick action by police has led to the apprehension of three adult males and an adult female shortly after they allegedly committed two robberies on Monday 2nd March 2015...

Identify Augusta Street homicide Victim: 
The man shot and killed at Augusta Street on Tuesday 24th February 2015, has been identified as 32 – year old Robens Simbert of Gibbs Corner...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF: Eleuthera resort robbed - Gold Nissan Bluebird vehicle stolen in Nassau - Mar 3, 2015 - 12:02:47 PM

Nassau, Bahamas - In the first incident, shortly before 11:00pm on Monday 2nd March 2015, two men armed with a handgun robbed a small resort located at Rainbow Bay, Eleuthera of a large amount of cash and a cell phone before fleeing on foot.

In the second incident, shortly after 2:30am on Tuesday 3rd March 2015, a man had just pulled up in front of a residence located at Malcolm Road West in his gold Nissan Bluebird vehicle license number 250029..
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand bahama: 19yr. old Keilo Keith Thompson Wanted for Housebreaking - Mar 3, 2015 - 11:55:29 AM


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Police in Grand Bahama needs the public assistance in locating Keilo Keith Thompson age 19 years of #498 Hawaii Avenue, Freeport, Grand Bahama. He is wanted for Housebreaking and is described as standing at 5’11” tall, dark brown complexion and is thin built.

The subject is considered extremely dangerous and he should be approached with caution. If you have any information concerning this person, please contact the police in Grand Bahama at telephone number 352-9774/5, 350-3106-12,374-3713 or call your nearest police station.

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RPBF Grand Bahama report armed robbery in West Settlers Way area - Mar 3, 2015 - 11:47:14 AM

Police in Grand Bahama are investigating an armed robbery that occur in the West Settlers Way area.

Reports are that on Monday 2nd March 2015 shortly before 1:00pm,police received information that two males who were described as wearing mask and armed with knives robbed a business establishment of cash, personnel items and a dark green Toyota Windham vehicle before making good their escape. The vehicle was later recovered.

Shortly after this incident police arrested two male suspects, who are currently assisting them with this investigation..

Community : Service Organizations
2015 Red Cross Fair - Celebrating 74 years of Family Fun! - Mar 2, 2015 - 3:40:50 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas - Don't miss The Bahamas Red Cross Society Fair 2015 " 74 Years- Celebrating Family fun" Saturday March 28th 12 Noon - until at Government House Grounds Lower Gardens.

"Enjoy Fun Filled Family Entertainment"

A variety of Foods, Popcorn, Conch Fritters, Hoop La, Plants, Hamburgers, Bingo, Disco Games and much more...
Community
Resorts World Bimini Celebrates Outstanding Employees - Mar 2, 2015 - 1:34:25 PM

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Bimini, Bahamas – The excellent work ethic of outstanding Resorts World Bimini (RWB) team members was recently celebrated in the first annual SuperService Awards and employee luncheon held at the resort. The event marked the beginning of a series of new and exciting events that are being planned to honor the company’s best performers.

Thirty-three (33) outstanding nominees were recognized and applauded by their peers and managers before the big moment – the announcement of the Employee and Supervisor of the Year. Emerging as the best of the best were Kashera Hart, a Sports Book Teller from the Resorts World Bimini Casino who walked away with the Employee of the Year title; and Anthony Taylor, Laundry Supervisor from the Property Operations department who was crowned Supervisor of the Year...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF Nassau: Green BMW jeep stolen and Nassau Village convenience store robbed - Mar 2, 2015 - 12:11:19 PM


Nassau, Bahamas - Police seek the public's help in solving two robberies:

In the first incident, shortly after 7:30pm on Sunday 1st March 2015, two men armed with a handgun robbed a convenience store located at Matthew Street, Nassau Village of an undetermined amount of cash before fleeing on foot.

In the second incident, around 10:30pm on Sunday 1st March 2015, a man had just pulled up in front of a residence locate...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF GBI: Business robbed on Pioneers Way and 2000 Chevy Malibu stolen - Mar 2, 2015 - 12:04:46 PM

Freeport, The Bahamas - Police in Grand Bahama are investigating two armed robberies:

The first incident occurred on Sunday 1st March 2015 shortly after 7:00pm, police received information that a business establishment located on Pioneers Way was held up and robbed by a lone gunman who was described as having dread locks and wearing an orange or red coverall.

The second incident occurred on Sunday 1st February 2015 shortly before 8:00pm, police received information that a male while
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Reported death on cruise ship in The Bahamas - Mar 2, 2015 - 12:02:45 PM

The Abacos, Bahamas - Police in Abaco are investigating the death of an American male on board a cruise ship.

Reports are that on Sunday 1st March 2015, shortly after 7:00am, police received information that a 56 year old American male of Cleveland U.S.A, reportedly died while on board the cruise ship. The matter was later reported to Bahamian authorities at Castaway Cay, Abaco.

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
Two Nassau men shot on Providence Avenue, police seek public's help - Mar 1, 2015 - 10:35:16 PM

Nassau, Bahamas - Police are asking members of the public to come forth with any information they may have regarding the whereabouts of two suspects responsible for a shooting incident that occurred on Sunday 1st March 2015.According to reports, shortly before 12:00noon, a group of persons were standing in front of a residence located at Providence Avenue, when two men in a green coloured Nissan Almera vehicle pulled up and fired several shots into the crowd before speeding off. One man was shot in the leg and another man was shot in the shoulder. The two victims were rushed to hospital, where they remain in stable condition...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF Nassau: Feb 27th homicide victim identified - 3 arrested on drug charges - Mar 1, 2015 - 10:30:01 PM

Nassau, Bahamas - A Bahamian man and two men from Sweden arrested by police for drug possession.

According to reports, around 1:00pm on Sunday 1st March 2015, police were on patrol at West Bay Street, when they observed three men acting suspiciously. Police conducted a search of the men and found a quantity of marijuana in their possession. The men were taken into custody for questioning reference to the drug find.

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