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GGYA BASE 2014 Makes Inagua Independence Trek - Jul 25, 2014 - 1:51:00 AM

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What better way for the Governor General's Youth Awards (GGYA) to commemorate the 41st anniversary of Bahamian Independence than by visiting the southernmost island in the Bahamian archipelago, Inagua.

Scores of GGYA participants packed their backpacks for the trek in Inagua, marking the first time that the programme took BASE (The Bahamas Award Scheme Expedition) to that island.  BASE 2013 brought 60 young people to the island of Exuma.

Denise Mortimer, GGYA National Executive Director expressed excitement about taking the programme to its furthest location thus far.  She thanked the team of staff and volunteers, the Royal Bahamas Defence Force...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF: Female body found after house fire on Collins Avenue, Nassau - Jul 25, 2014 - 12:12:44 AM

Nassau, Bahamas - Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a body burnt beyond recognition in a house fire on Thursday 24th July 2014.

According to reports, shortly after 6:00pm, Police received a report of a house fire on Collins Avenue. When firefighters arrived at the scene, they met a house engulf in flames.

Firefighters extinguished the fire and upon examining the interior of the home found a body suspected to be that of a female burnt beyond recognition.
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Police in Andros arrest man and woman for unlawful sexual intercourse - Jul 24, 2014 - 5:53:30 PM

Andros, Bahamas - POLICE in Andros took into custody on Wednesday 23rd July 2014, a 23 – year old man of Calabash Bay, Andros for Unlawful Sexual Intercourse along with a 24 – year old woman of Calabash Bay Andros for Failing to report an alleged Sexual Intercourse of a minor.

The man and woman were arrested shortly after 6:00am at their home in Andros. The duo has been transported to New Providence, where Detectives from the Sexual Offences Unit at CDU are continuing investigations into this incident...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF Nassau: Investigate death of a woman - Identify homicide victim - DEU Officers seize handgun and Ammunition - Jul 24, 2014 - 5:12:43 PM

Nassau, Bahamas -  DEU Officers seize handgun and Ammunition: According to reports, shortly before 10:45pm on Wednesday 23rd July 2014, Drug Enforcement Unit officers acting on intelligence, conducted a search of a bushy area behind a building located at Quakoo Street, where they uncovered a handgun along with a quantity of ammunition...

Investigate death of a woman
:POLICE are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 45 – year old woman who died suddenly at a home located at 6th Street, Coconut Grove around 10:30pm on Wednesday 23rd July 2014...

Identify homicide victim:
POLICE have identified the man shot and killed at Sunset Park on Tuesday 22nd July 2014, as Michael Dominick McIntosh 21, of Jacaranda Street, Pinewood Gardens.
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF Nassau: Female arrested by DEU Officers during raid - 15 arrests and 2 nightclubs closed during operation - 12 other arrests - Jul 24, 2014 - 2:39:06 PM

Nassau, Bahamas -  Female arrested by DEU Officers during raid: POLICE have made another dent in the fight against drugs as a result of a large drug seizure and the arrest of a 26 – year old female on Wednesday 23rd July 2014....

15 arrested and 2 Nightclubs closed during operation: Consistent with the Commissioner’s 2014 Policing Priorities, a team of officers from the Southern Division conducted a major police operation in the division overnight. The operated targeted a number of persons wanted for a number of major and minor offences.

12 suspects arrested during Eastern Division Operation:
Consistent with the Commissioner’s 2014 Policing Priorities, a team of officers from the Eastern Division conducted a major police operation in the division overnight. The operated targeted a number of persons wanted for a number of major and minor offences...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : WANTED PERSONS
Grand Bahama police searching for Nassau murder suspect, Kareem Abdul Moss - Jul 24, 2014 - 11:53:59 AM

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Freeport, Bahamas - Police in Grand Bahama are searching for Kareem Abdul Moss age 37 years of #57 Blue Hill & Cowpen Road, New Providence Apt #2 and Grand Bahama Spinney Road, Freeport. He stands at 5’8” tall, light brown complexion, slim built, bald head and weighs between 160 – 180 lbs.

He is wanted for Murder and is considered armed and extremely dangerous and should be approached with caution.

If you have any information concerning this person please contact the police in Grand Bahama at ...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
Grand Bahama RBPF Conducts Traffic Road Check - Jul 23, 2014 - 10:01:55 PM

Freeport, Grand Bahama - In keeping with the Commissioners Policing Policy Plan for 2014, on Wednesday 23rd July 2014, between the hours of 9:00am and 12:00pm, a team of officers from the Traffic Division conducted a road check along Seahorse Road. A total of 31 persons were cited for various traffic infractions.

The police would also like to encourage the motoring public to drive with care and attention and to refrain from drinking alcoholic beverages while operating a motor vehicle...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF Nassau: 12 arrested by mobile division overnight - Jul 23, 2014 - 5:23:28 PM

Nassau, Bahamas - 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 following arrests overnight:

Four (4) arrests for Outstanding Criminal Warrants
One (1) arrest for Deceit of a Public Officer
One (1) arrest for Stolen Vehicle...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
Nassau police launch island-wide manhunt for 2 murder suspects - Jul 23, 2014 - 4:18:38 PM

Nassau, Bahamas - Police have launched an island – wide manhunt for two men following a shooting incident that has left a man dead and another detained in hospital on Tuesday 22nd July 2014.

According to reports, shortly before 12:00midnight, two men were visiting a female friend at a home located at Sandra Drive, Sunset Park, when two men armed with handguns emerged from nearby bushes and shot them multiple times.

The victims were transported to hospital in critical condition, where one of them who was shot to the chest area succumbed to his injuries. The other man who was shot in the leg is detained in stable condition...

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Statement by Bahamas Prime Minister on the passing of former parliamentarian, Edmund Moxey‏ - Jul 22, 2014 - 6:42:55 PM


Nassau, Bahamas - Enclosed is a Statement by The Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie, M.P. Prime Minister of The Bahamas:

It is with deep regret that I learned of the passing of Mr. Edmund Moxey, a former Member of Parliament, a cultural warrior, musician extraordinaire and a community activist of the first order. On behalf of the Government and people of The Bahamas, and in a very personal way, I wish to extend deepest condolences to his widow, Sylvia, and to the Moxey family at this time of loss and bereavement.
 
The late Edmund Moxey was a man who straddled many worlds. His early life was spent as a Bahamas Telecommunications Wireless operator in his native Ragged Island, in Crooked Island and in Coopers Town, Abaco before moving to Nassau
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Community : Grand Bahama
Grand Bahama Engineering scholar among STEM leaders hosting youth camp - Jul 22, 2014 - 6:32:14 PM

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Freeport, Grand Bahamas - A Sunland Baptist Academy graduate who is now excelling in the field of engineering will be headed to New Providence to take part in a camp geared towards sparking the interest of science in young Bahamians.  Trenicka Rolle, co-founder and president of BETA, a consortium of Bahamian and Bahamian-American engineers and scientists.

According to Rolle, the organization seeks to utilize the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) skills of its members to help re-energize the Bahamas and provide opportunities for Bahamian youth who have signed up through www.betac242.com/apply
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Sandals Foundation visits Urban Renewal for Mandela Day - Jul 22, 2014 - 6:07:44 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas - The children of Urban Renewal’s summer programme learned more about Nelson Mandela yesterday than they ever had. Some heard his name for the first time.

Sandals Foundation volunteers from Sandals Royal Bahamian sat with the kids for 67 minutes and more at Urban Renewal’s office on Baillou Hill Road, helping them to understand Nelson Mandela’s impact on South Africa’s society and, by extension, free societies throughout the world. The children were also shown a short documentary of Mandela’s life...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF: Suspect arraigned on causing harm charge – Grand Bahama - Jul 22, 2014 - 3:30:40 PM

Onassis Justin Williams age 19 years of Hudson Avenue was arraigned before Magistrate Charlton Smith in Magistrate Court #2 on Causing Harm Charge. He pleaded guilty to the charge and was conditionally discharged, placed on probation for 1 year, to serve 200 hours of community service and to compensate the virtual complainant $500. He is to return to court on the 21st July 2015 to see if all requirements were being met. Failure to do so he will spend six months at Her Majesty’s Prison in New Providence. This is in connection to the incident at the Grand Bahama Post Office that was posted on social media..
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF Nassau: Suspect arrested for assault with deadly weopon - 4 arrested overnight - Jul 22, 2014 - 11:52:56 AM

Nassau, Bahamas - Suspect arrested for assault with deadly weapon - Mobile Division Officers a took a 24 – year old man of Toote Shop Corner, New Providence into custody shortly after 12:00am on Tuesday 22nd July 2014 for questioning in connection with a complaint of an Assault with a Deadly Weapon made on Monday 21st July 2014...

4 arrested by mobile division officers: 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 following arrests overnight: Two (2) arrests for Outstanding Criminal Warrants, One (1) arrest for Assault...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Four Suspects arraigned on armed robbery charges - Jul 21, 2014 - 6:16:28 PM

Freeport, Grand Bahama - Police in Grand Bahama today arraigned four suspects in the Freeport Magistrate Court on numerous armed robbery charges.

Thomas Tucker age 19 years of Bayshore Road, Eight Mile Rock
Richard Munnings age 24 years of Oats Lane
Jermico Ferguson a.k.a Tameico Farquharson age 27 years of Drumfish Street Delroy Hepburn age 24 years of Pinedale, Eight Mile Rock
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF Nassau: 24 yr-old suspect arrested for murder - Armed robbery on Cameron St. - 18 arrests overnight - Jul 21, 2014 - 10:09:06 AM

Nassau, Bahamas - Mobile Division Officers a took a 24 year old man of Baltic Avenue, New Providence into custody shortly before 1:00pm on Sunday 20th July 2014 for questioning in connection with a murder that occurred in 2008...

POLICE are seeking the public’s assistance in solving an armed robbery that occurred on Sunday 20th July 2014. According to reports, shortly after 10:00pm, a woman was walking on Cameron Street off Market Street, when a man armed with a handgun robbed her cash and a cell phone before fleeing on foot...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
Nassau police investigating 2 stabbings - Jul 21, 2014 - 10:03:00 AM

Nassau, Bahamas - Police are investigating two separate stabbing incidents that have left two men detained in hospital. In the first incident, shortly after 2:00pm on Sunday 20th July 2014, a man was involved in an altercation with his girlfriend at his home located at Kennedy Subdivision that resulted in his girlfriend stabbing him in the neck with a knife. The victim was transported to hospital, where he is listed in stable condition.

In the second incident, shortly after 2:00am on Monday 21st July 2014, a man was involved in an altercation with a man known to him at Montel Heights that resulted in him being stabbed to the abdomen.The victim was transported to hospital, where he is listed in stable condition.Investigations are ongoing in both incidents.

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
3 Abaco men wanted for armed robbery - Jul 21, 2014 - 10:00:02 AM

ABACO, Bahamas - Police in Abaco needs the public assistance in searching for three men who they want to question in connection with an armed robbery.

Reports are that on Monday 21st July 2014 shortly after 4:00am, police in Abaco received information that three men all wearing dark clothing with their faces covered and one armed with a handgun entered a business establishment in Treasure Cay and accosted a female employee of the company and demanded cash. They then proceeded to break and enter the company’s safe and robbed it off an undetermined amount of money and later made good their escaped in the company’s gray 2004 Nissan Van.

Community : Grand Bahama
2014 Miss Grand Bahama Pageant Finale set for July 27th - Jul 21, 2014 - 9:38:47 AM

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Freeport, Bahamas -
With the mission of transforming “our young women into true ambassadors for our country," The Miss Grand Bahama Organization is dedicated to grooming young women of Grand Bahama into purpose-driven, community-minded, beautiful young ladies.

"Our new queen should be a young lady who is very mature, intelligent, confident,  and someone who is  easy to work with, and shows gratitude. Most importantly one who wants to give back to the her  community,” said Glenn Davis, Miss Grand Bahama Beauty Pageant Organization Director. "We also want our contestants to enjoy and grow through this experience."
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
Monday arraignments for Magistrate's Court, Nassau - Jul 21, 2014 - 9:04:58 AM

Nassau, Bahamas - Central Detective Unit officers have charged a number of suspects over the weekend who will appear in the Magistrate’s Court, Nassau Street this morning (Monday 21st July 2014) to be formally charged.The suspects are as follows:

• A 25 – year old male of Yamacraw for Possession of a Firearm with Intent to Endanger Life;

• A 20 – year male of Collins Avenue for Armed Robbery;

• A 27 – year old male of Moss Town, Exuma for Arson;

• A 38 – year old man of Laird Street for Causing Grievous Harm;

• A 33 – year old woman of Lewis Street for Causing Grievous Harm;

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