RBPF Nassau: American arrested - Firearms seized - Operation arrest reports
- Sep 21, 2014 - 12:55:22 PM
A 33 – year old
American man is in custody, for questioning reference to an attempted
unlawful sexual intercourse complaint made by an adult female American
to reports, shortly before 3:00am on Sunday 21st September 2014, a
female American visitor reported to police that the suspect, whom she
met two days ago attempted to sexually assault her at a resort at
Paradise Island.Police acting on information later arrested the American
male visitor in connection with this incident.
Nassau police officer injured, suspect shot during police operation
- Sep 21, 2014 - 10:51:53 AM
Nassau, Bahamas - A police officer
received minor injuries, after the driver of a vehicle struck him down
during a police operation overnight.
to reports, shortly after 2:00am on Sunday 21st September 2014, while
conducting an operation at Baillou Hill Road South, police signaled the
driver of a motor vehicle to stop. However the driver refused to comply
and attempted to drive off in the direction of the officers, injuring
one of the officers. Police in fear of their lives fired several shots
at the vehicle hitting the driver...
Two brothers involved in stabbing in Eleuthera
- Sep 21, 2014 - 9:53:58 AM
ELEUTHERA, Bahamas -
According to reports, shortly after 8:30pm on Saturday 20th September
2014, two brothers were involved in an altercation at their home located
in Deep Creek, Eleuthera that resulted in one of the brothers being
stabbed twice to the head. The victim was taken to the local clinic,
where the islands local doctor treated him for his injuries. The suspect
who was later arrested also received injuries to his hand.
The victim and suspect were transported to New Providence early this morning for further medical treatment.
Nassau police identify Thursday homicide victim - Seek help with latest stabbing
- Sep 20, 2014 - 1:06:53 PM
POLICE IDENTIFY HOMICIDE VICTIM
Bahamas - Police have identified the man shot and killed at Montell
Heights on Thursday 18th September 2014 as 20 –year old Akeem Oliver of
Street, Montell Heights.
POLICE SEEK PUBLIC’S HELP IN SOLVING A STABBING INCIDENT
are seeking the public’s assistance in solving stabbing incident that
has left a man detained in hospital on Friday 19th September 2014.
to reports, shortly before 6:00pm, a man was involved in an altercation
with a man known to him at Taylor Street that resulted...
The Hunt Starts Here for Manhunt Bahamas: 3 Titans Revealed
- Sep 20, 2014 - 12:54:22 PM
The 3rd annual
International Bahamas modeling competition will be held in Nassau this
October 12, 2014 in the ballroom at
Superclubs Breezes. This
year 9 eligible young men are vying for
the title of Manhunt Bahamas 2014 as Lord of the Titans. Here we
introduce you to 3 of this magnificent grouping of Bahamian models all
to represent our country on the international runway.
Fender Lacroix; Austin Rolle; and
Tevin Evans Hudson...
RBPF Nassau: Armed robbery suspect nabbed - 18 arrested in island-wide operation
- Sep 20, 2014 - 12:45:21 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - A 22 year man of Romer Street is in custody
following an arm robbery that occurred on Friday 19thSeptember 2014.
to reports, shortly after 7:00pm, a man was walking on Collins Avenue,
when two men in a black Maxima vehicle armed with a handgun robbed him
of cash and sped off.A short while later police arrested one of the
suspects for questioning in connection with this incident.Investigations
Exuma drug bust, 1 female arrested
- Sep 20, 2014 - 11:09:16 AM
Bahamas - A 39 – year old woman and a 34 – year old man of Rokers
Point, Exuma are in custody following a drug seizure that occurred in
Exuma on Friday 19th September 2014.
to reports, shortly after 6:00pm, a team of officers from the Drug
Enforcement Unit along with Police Officers in Exuma, acting on
intelligence, executed a search warrant at the home of the suspects
located at Rokers Point Exuma.
During the search the officers found 14
pounds of marijuana with an estimated street value of $14,000:00. The
two suspects were taken into custody are expected to appear in court
early next week to be formally charged...
Young Bahamian Doctor named Research Scholar at Texas University
- Sep 19, 2014 - 4:00:15 PM
Grand Bahama native, Dr. Donald Glass II, MD / PhD,
Assistant Professor of Dermatology at the University of Texas Southwestern
Medical Centre, Dallas, Texas, was recently
named a Dedman Scholar in Clinical Care at the Medical Centre.
A release appearing in the
CENTERTIMES, a publication of the
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Centre, as well as in the Dallas
Morning News (a major dailynewspaperserving theDallas,Texasarea, reads “The Dedman Family
Scholars in Clinical Care (is) an endowed program focused on recruiting
talented clinician-scientists early in their careers. The Dedman Foundation
made a landmark $12 million gift in 2009 to establish the Dedman Family endowed
Program for Scholars in Clinical Care at UT Southwestern.
U.S. Embassy Hosts Consular Appreciation Reception
- Sep 19, 2014 - 2:51:01 PM
Providence - On Wednesday, September 17, the U.S. Embassy’s Consular
Section held a reception at Liberty Overlook in appreciation of its key
partners who support safe travel and provide services to assist American
citizens in The Bahamas. The event served as an opportunity to
recognize some of the Embassy’s most critical and helpful contacts.
Chargé d’Affaires a.i. Lisa Johnson and Consular Chief Nathan Hara were
on hand for the event joined by Brazilian Ambassador His Excellency
Carlos Costa, Ministry of Tourism Permanent Secretary Harrison Thompson,
Ministry of National Security Permanent Secretary Carl Smith...
Nassau police identify 2 victims from homicides on September 14th and 16th
- Sep 19, 2014 - 1:53:39 PM
New Providence, Bahamas - Nassau police have identified 2 murder victims, one who was shot and
killed at Yellow Elder Gardens on Sunday 14th September 2014, and one at
Johnson Road on Tuesday 16th September 2014.
The first victim
has been identified as 24 – year old Kenrico Rolle of Romer Street, Fox
Hill, who was shot and killed at Yellow Elder Gardens on Sunday 14th
RBPF Grand Bahama uncover drugs in Lewis Yard area - Drug arrest in Knowles Drive area
- Sep 19, 2014 - 1:36:02 PM
Freeport, Grand Bahama - On Thursday
18th September 2014, shortly after 7:00pm, Drug Enforcement Unit
Officers acting on information proceeded to the Lewis Yard area and
discovered in bushes a large clear plastic containing a quantity of
suspected marijuana. The estimated weight is (5) pounds and its street
value is $5,000.00 five thousand dollars. There was no arrest in this matter.
on Thursday 18th September 2014, sometime around 9:30pm, Drug
Enforcement Officers while patrolling in the Knowles Drive area, stopped
and search a grey 2003 Chevy Cavalier vehicle with two male occupants...
Shooting death in Montell Heights, Nassau
- Sep 19, 2014 - 12:28:42 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - Police are asking the
public to contribute tips that may help them solve the shooting death of
a man that occurred on Thursday 18th September 2014.
to reports, around 5:30pm, two men were involved in an argument at
Bowe’s Avenue, Montell Heights that resulted in both men being shot and
transported to hospital. One of the men died in hospital a short while
later and the other is listed in serious condition.
Police are actively investigating this incident and are asking anyone...
RBPF Missing: 18 yr-old Rondera Rolle of Montell Heights, Nassau
- Sep 19, 2014 - 12:25:44 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - POLICE are seeking the public’s assistance locating 18 - year old Rondera Rolle of Montell Heights.
Rolle is female of a dark brown complexion, medium build and about 5’ 3” to 5’ 5” in height.
Police are appealing to members of the public who may know the whereabouts of Rondera Rolle to contact Police immediately.
Mangrove Bush Primary School Celebrates 50th Anniversary
- Sep 19, 2014 - 10:20:22 AM
Nassau, The Bahamas - The staff and students
of the Mangrove Bush Primary School on Long Island joined proud members
of the community to celebrate the school’s 50th Anniversary. The
celebrations included reflections by former Principals, Mr. Norris
Carroll and Mr. Deral Wells, respectively.
The school opened its
doors in 1964 and rests on a parcel of land that was donated by Mr.
George Knowles. Mr. Norris Rexford Carroll served as its first
Principal. With the assistance of community partners such as Mr. Basil
Neymour and the Parent Teachers Association, the school was expanded and
is now recognized as one of the quality institutions of learning in The
Latore Mackey Given Home-Going at Voice of Deliverance
- Sep 18, 2014 - 12:24:07 PM
NASSAU, The Bahamas -- The Home-Going
Service for the late Latore Mackey was held on Saturday at Voice of Deliverance
Disciple Center Temple, officiated by Apostle Leon Wallace. Mr. Mackey, 37, former Deputy Director of
Bahamas Information Services assigned to the Office of the Prime Minister, was
killed tragically on August 25.
condolences were given by Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie, who spoke
of Mr. Mackey’s dedication to his country, and by Director General of Bahamas
Information Services Mr. Luther E. Smith, who gave insight into Mr. Mackey’s diligence
Humane Society of Grand Bahama (HSGB) Grateful to Pilots n Paws
- Sep 18, 2014 - 10:25:32 AM
Freeport, Bahamas - Despite many recent challenges, this week
we at the Humane Society of Grand Bahama (HSGB) were grateful to Pilots
n Paws, and specifically pilots Donna Shannon, Pat Picornell, and Allan
Weltman. They flew over here to rescue 19 shelter dogs whose chances
of local adoption are slim to none, given that our local adoption rate
hovers around 7% of our 1500+ annual intake.
Two pups went to a
West End GB second home owner in Washington DC who helped rescue them a
few months ago and waited for them to be old enough and healthy enough
for us to send to her. The rest went to some of our favorite rescue friends in Colorado.
of the pups were treated to an overnight stay in Ft Lauderdale with our
amazing Florida volunteers rallying once again to care for them and get
them on to their final destination. It takes a village to rescue -
whether one dog or nineteen...
Grand Bahama Chamber Responds to local VAT concerns in the Business Community
- Sep 17, 2014 - 11:56:34 PM
Freeport, Bahamas – After recent meetings in
Freeport and after much local commentary about the upcoming
implementation of VAT, the Grand Bahama Chamber of Commerce commented
that while Government legislation to some extent recognizes Freeport’s
“tax free” status under the Hawksbill Creek Agreement (HCA), it does not
go all the way in addressing its members’ concerns.
GBCC appreciates the Government’s VAT Team’s meeting with its members,
at a recent lunch and a following Town Meeting, the feedback to the
Chamber from Freeport Licensees and Members is that the presentation
raised more uncertainty than it clarified. As a result, the Chamber
will seek to gain clarification from the Government on various points
raised in the meetings and in subsequent discussion and calls from
members. Some of their concerns were...
Grand Bahama Public Service Week Celebration Plans Gear Up
- Sep 17, 2014 - 11:01:31 PM
FREEPORT, The Bahamas – The Northern Region
Public Service Week Planning Committee, in celebration of the 15th
Annual Public Service Week and Recognition of Retirees under the theme,
"Charting the Course, Serving the Nation, Securing the Future" held a
press conference at the Public Service offices, National Insurance
Building, September 17.
In observance of national Public Service
Week, October 14-26, 2014, the Planning Committee announced that this
year the over 25 years of dedicated service of 18 retired public
officers will be celebrated. They also announced that on September 20,
2014 there will be a Fun Run/Walk & Health Screening...
Remembering Keith ‘Seven-Footer’ Mullings
- Sep 16, 2014 - 11:55:34 PM
The Grand Bahama Sports Council joins with the Grand Bahama
Basketball community in offering condolences on the passing of Keith R
Mullings this past weekend.
Grand Bahama has lost a sports legend and we will forever remember Keith “Seven Footer” Mullings and the game he loved.
avid athlete during his younger days, Keith contributed much to the
game of basketball on Grand Bahama both at the local and national level.
He was one of the pioneer players who helped to develop the YMCA
basketball league while playing for the Citi Bank Chargers...