RBPF Nassau: 5 armed robberies overnight - Shooting at Zirconia Court - Firearm arrest
- Oct 24, 2014 - 12:58:42 PM
Nassau, Bahamas -
Police need the
public’s help in solving several armed robbery incidents.
In the first incident, according
to reports, sometime around 8:00am on Thursday 22 October 2014, two males
entered a petty shop situated at McCullough Corner brandishing a handgun, held
the proprietor at bay and demanded cash. The men relieved the proprietor of a
small amount of cash before making good their escape on foot.
In the second incident,
according to reports, sometime around 7:15pm on Thursday 22 October 2014, a
lone male entered a petty shop situated at Burial Ground Corner brandishing a
handgun and held the...
RBPF Grand Bahama find ammunition in white box on Clive Avenue
- Oct 24, 2014 - 12:54:39 PM
Freeport, Bahamas - On Thursday 23rd October
2014 shortly before 2:00pm, an anonymous person contacted police and as
a result officers of the Central Detective Unit went to an area on
Clive Avenue and conducted a search of a white box where they discovered
(245) .40 rounds of ammunition, (145) .45 rounds of ammunition, (150)
.380 rounds of ammunition and (140) .9mm rounds of ammunition.
Bahama police would like to thank members of the general public for
their assistance in riding the streets of illegal firearm and
Nassau police search for escaped Jamaican national from Carmichael Road Police Station
- Oct 24, 2014 - 10:00:57 AM
Nassau, Bahamas - Police need the public’s help in finding
a Jamaican national who escaped lawful custody from the Carmichael Road Police
According to reports, sometime
around 7:20am on Thursday 22 October 2014, officers attempted to place Lance
McDonald age 53yrs of Carmichael Road and Westmorland Jamaica into the cell.
McDonald resisted the officers and was able to make good his escape after a
short struggle in the station. He was arrested for illegally entering the
Local AKA Chapter Sorority Members take on International Posts
- Oct 23, 2014 - 5:24:11 PM
The Eta Psi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated
continues to trail blaze within the international region and the
sorority at large as six local members are appointed to international
On the heels of the chapter's 50th
anniversary, and the 66th International Conference in Charlotte, North
Carolina the following members were acknowledged and appointed to
international committees by the 29th International President Mrs.
Dorothy Buchanan-Wilson who also introduced a new platform “Launching
New Dimensions of Service”.
Mrs. Mavis Johnson-Collie -
Chairman of the International Archives Committee, a Life Member and
Silver Star of the sorority, former president of the Eta Psi Omega
Chapter. Johnson-Collie has served as the first member from the
international region to be appointed to international committees and an
elected member to the International nominating committee...
U.S. Embassy Presents RBPF with State-of-the-Art Digital Fingerprint Technology
- Oct 22, 2014 - 6:26:14 PM
cooperation under the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative (CBSI), the
United States Government and twelve CARICOM nations, including The
Bahamas, recently partnered to implement the CBSI Digital
Fingerprint Program to assist in regional crime fighting initiatives.
The state-of-the-art $1.8M regional project was designed to provide
Caribbean countries with the capability to collect, store, and analyze
fingerprint data in a digital format that meets
international standards in order to facilitate regional and
international data sharing.
One of the
advantages of the digital fingerprint initiative is a “cross search”
capability that allows law enforcement officials to work with their
regional counterparts to determine if suspicious people or
individuals with criminal records also have criminal histories in
Bahamas Chamber of Commerce appoints new chairman
- Oct 22, 2014 - 5:57:30 PM
The Board of Directors of The Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and
Employers' Confederation announces the resignation of Mr. Robert Myers
as Chairman of the BCCEC and Co-Chairman of the Coalition for
Responsible Taxation. The Board is pleased to announce the appointment
of Mr. Gowon Bowe to the position of Chairman with immediate effect.
We wish Mr. Myers and his family all the best in his future
endeavours and express a great sense of gratitude to his stellar
The Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment
of Mr. Gowon Bowe to the position of Chairman with immediate effect.
Grand Bahama woman robbed of deposit bag on Polaris Drive
- Oct 22, 2014 - 11:59:10 AM
Freeport, Grand Bahama - Reports are that on
Tuesday 21st October 2014 shortly after 8:00am, police received
information that a female while on Polaris Drive reported that a male
whom she described as standing at 5’11” in height, dark complexion, slim
built, clad in white shirt, maroon trousers, black shoes and with a
white towel around his face, pushed her down and snatched from her a
deposit bag containing cash. The culprit then fled the area on foo...
23 Haitian Nationals arrested during Bahamas Police Operation in Harbour Island
- Oct 22, 2014 - 5:50:03 AM
Harbour Island, Bahamas - Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing
Priorities for 2014, a team of police officers at Harbour Island
conducted an operation on that island during the early morning of
Tuesday 21st October 2014 that resulted in the apprehension of 23
undocumented Haitian nationals. The Haitian nationals were subsequently handed over to immigration officials on that island...
Zonta Club of New Providence Installs New Board for 2014-2015
- Oct 22, 2014 - 3:36:26 AM
Zonta Club of New Providence is welcoming more than seasonal changes
this fall, with a new board instated last month — committed to
continuing the efforts of empowering women throughout the country.
a recent ceremony, nearly one dozen members were ushered into new
positions and charged with maintaining and advancing the standards and
goals of the organization for the 2014-2015 year.
indeed a great pleasure to welcome this group of dedicated, visionary
ladies that will lead the Zonta Club of New Providence for the next
year” said Spokesperson Dr. Theresa Moxey-Adderley. “There is no doubt
that with all the challenges presently facing women in this country,
this organization has chosen a fine and able group of women who are
heartfelt and determined to tackle issues in an effective manner in
order to create change in The Bahamas.”...
The Heart Ball Committee Recommits to Another Year of Community Service
- Oct 22, 2014 - 12:10:20 AM
Nassau, Bahamas - The
Heart Ball Committee is back at it again. Despite current economic challenges
and imposing changes to the economy, The Heart Ball Committee recently met to
plan their upcoming events. This group of dedicated volunteers give their time
and efforts to raise funds to help repair the hearts of children. When Committee members Zelia Bethell (recent
honouree) and Linda Lafleur (treasurer) were asked, why they do what they do, they
replied as follows:
Lafleur, “I do it because it’s a charity I have become passionate about; it’s
something I enjoy doing. I do it to assist the children. The reality is, this
is the only avenue most children diagnosed with heart disease have to obtain
Grand Bahama Health Services launch High School Video Competition
- Oct 21, 2014 - 11:34:18 PM
Freeport, Bahamas - World Mental Health Month was
observed globally on October 10th, 2014 under the theme “Living with
Schizophrenia”. After a series of successful activities including radio
talk shows and the annual forum, the Psychiatric team of Grand Bahama
Health Services culminates the month of events with an inter high school
The 30 seconds video is based on this year’s
World Mental Health theme and will run from October 20 - 27, 2014.
Participants include all public and private high schools throughout
Grand Bahama. They are required to upload their entries on facebook for
the viewing public...
Scotiabank Partners with BNT for this weekend's Wine & Art
- Oct 21, 2014 - 3:14:04 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - Scotiabank has
partnered with the Bahamas National Trust to host the 2014 Wine & Art
Festival scheduled for this weekend. The Festival is a major source of
funding for the Bahamas National Trust, one of the Bahamas' leading environmental
protection and conservation agencies.
Scotiabank’s Senior Manager of Marketing,
Leah Davis, explained, “This year marks the second consecutive year that
we are supporting the Bahamas National Trust in this way. We applaud the
BNT for their outstanding commitment to the conservation and protection
of the Bahamian environment and natural resources.”
RBPF Nassau: 3 armed robberies - Woman stabbed - 8 arrests / 24 citations
- Oct 21, 2014 - 12:27:28 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - Police are seeking the
public’s help in solving several armed robberies that occurred on Monday
20th October 2014.
first incident, shortly before 8:00am a man armed with a handgun robbed a
service station located at Sandy Port, West Bay Street of an
undetermined amount of cash before speeding off in a dark coloured Honda
In the second
incident, shortly after 3:00pm two men armed with handguns robbed a
business establishment located on Fire Trail Road of an undetermined
amount of cash and two cell phones before fleeing on foot.
Two men dead in Nassau after two shooting incidents
- Oct 21, 2014 - 11:40:51 AM
Nassau, Bahamas - Police are seeking the public’s help in solving two separate shooting incidents that has left two men dead.
the first incident, shortly before 3:00pm the victim was standing in
front of a residence at Myrton Road off Farrington Road, when a man
armed with a handgun shot him multiple times before fleeing on foot. The
victim was transported to hospital, where he later succumbed to his
In the second incident, shortly after 8:00pm, the victim was walking on...
Abaco Beach Resort chefs shines at Taste Of Our Bahamas Competition
- Oct 21, 2014 - 10:51:40 AM
Chef Charles Stuart of Angler’s Restaurant,
Abaco Beach Resort and Boat Harbour Marina
, took home three first place
awards at the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism’s Taste Our Bahamas Competition, held in Fort Charlotte on Oct. 4 and 11, 2014.
chef Stuart bested his competitors with his delicious creations, and
Preston Jones, a bartender at the resort, debuted a new addition
to the resort’s signature cocktail menu.
lobster and mushroom thermidor, a restaurant favorite, won first place
in the “Best Lobster Dish” category, while his guava and cream cheese
lattice pastry with a
warm white brandy sauce, won first place in the “Best Pastry” category.
Preston won “Best Alcoholic Taste of Our Bahamas” for his Abaco Beach
Bum – a refreshing mix of cointreau, vodka and peach snapps...
Grand Bahama Suspect Arraigned on Robbery with Violence Charge
- Oct 20, 2014 - 8:04:05 PM
Freeport, Bahamas - Jeffrey
Baldwin Francis age 34 years of Porgy Bay, Bimini, was arraigned before
Deputy Chief Magistrate Helen Jones in Magistrate Court #3 on Robbery
with Violence charge. He was not required to enter a plea, a preliminary
enquiry will commence on the 27th January 2015 in Magistrate Court #9,
New Providence. He was remanded to Her Majesty’s Prison.
This is in connection to an incident that occurred in Bimini on October 13th 2014.
RBPF WANTED: Deangelo Frederick Antonio of Grand Bahama
- Oct 20, 2014 - 7:40:41 PM
Freeport, Grand Bahamas - Police in
Grand Bahama are searching for 28 year old Deangelo Fredrick Antonio aka
Angelo Antoino aka “teeths” of #205 Dolphin Street, Caravel Beach apt
#4 and Gold Coin Lane, Freeport, Grand Bahama.
He stands at 5’10” in height, heavy built, medium brown complexion and weights 220 lbs.
The subject is wanted for Armed Robbery and
is considered armed and extremely dangerous, he should be approached
with caution if seen...
Grand Bahama Chamber Announces Nominees for 5th Annual Business Excellence Awards
- Oct 20, 2014 - 4:30:05 PM
Freeport, Bahamas -
The Grand Bahama Chamber of Commerce will recognize businesses and
business persons who have demonstrated commitment to community building
at the 5th Annual Business Excellence Awards Ceremony scheduled for
Saturday, October 25th at the Regency Theatre.
awards are designed to honour outstanding Grand Bahamian businesses and
executives. Nominations closed a few weeks ago with several businesses
from throughout the community being nominated for the various awards.
Highlighted by nominators were specific business...
Red Rose Ball Charity Event returns to Grand Bahama, November 1, 2014
- Oct 20, 2014 - 10:43:41 AM
Freeport, Grand Bahama -
It's that TIME again! The Red Rose Ball
Committee will host the 15th Annual Charity Black Tie Event under the
distinguished Patron of the Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of the
Bahamas, the right honourable Perry G. Christie and Mrs. Bernadette
Christie set for Saturday, November 1st, 2014. This is an event you
won’t want to miss, As we the Red Rose Ball Committee predicts that this
year’s event will be even BETTER than any past events, so the place to
be this year is the Grand Ballroom, Grand Lucayan Resort this and every
The Red Rose Ball Committee will host a magnificent
black-tie Charity event, themed: " An Evening in Paris" which will be
held on November 1st, 2014 in a continued collaborative effort with our
Partners whom have taken a stand in helping us in the fight against
HIV/AIDS in Grand Bahama...
RBPF Nassau: Armed Robbery of a black 2013 Sportage Kia jeep
- Oct 20, 2014 - 10:36:45 AM
Nassau, Bahamas - POLICE are seeking the public’s help in solving an armed robbery that occurred on Monday 20th October 2014.
to reports, shortly after 12:00midnight this morning, a woman in front
of her home located at Bellot Road, when a man armed with a handgun
exited a dark Honda vehicle and robbed her of her black 2013 Sportage
Kia jeep license number 25972.
Investigations are ongoing...