Nassau police search for suspects in 2 armed robberies - Suspects in custody following multiple shooting
- Jul 30, 2015 - 1:30:14 PM
Nassau, Bahamas -
Suspects in custody following multiple shooting: Police took into custody an adult male and
female following a shooting incident that has left five persons detained
in hospital on Wednesday 29th July 2015...
Searching for Suspects in two armed robberies: In the first incident, shortly before 8:00am
on Wednesday 29th July 2015, a man was standing outside of his home
located at Buttonwood Avenue, Pinewood Gardens...
Caucasian male found floating off Abaco, Bahamas
- Jul 30, 2015 - 10:45:26 AM
Police in Abaco are investigating the death of a male whose body was found floating in waters on Scotland Cay, Abaco.
are that on Wednesday 29th July 2015 shortly before 5:00pm, the body of
an unknown caucasian male was found floating in waters on Scotland Cay,
Abaco by a resident of the cay.
Officers responded to investigate and the body was taken to the Marsh Harbor Clinic where it was pronounced dead by doctor...
RBPF Nassau: Search for green Ford Truck - Shotgun seized - Drug arrest
- Jul 29, 2015 - 4:11:16 PM
Police are searching for a green Ford F150 Truck taken during burglary and armed robbery
to reports shortly after 12:30am on Wednesday 29th July 2015, a man and
woman was at their home located at Silver Palm Lane, Imperial Park,
when a man armed with a handgun forced his way into their home and
robbed them of a green Ford F150 truck license number 13051, before
speeding off in the truck...
DEU Officers seize shotgun:
Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing
Priorities for 2015, shortly 9:00pm on Tuesday 28th July 2015, officers
from the Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) acting on intelligence went to home
located at Podoleo Street...
Man arrested for drug possession:
Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing
Priorities for 2015, around 7:30pm on Tuesday 28th July 2015, a team of
officers were on patrol on Barcardi Road, where they observed a 22 –
year old man acting suspiciously...
5,860 marijuana plants discovered in Grand Bahama
- Jul 29, 2015 - 1:42:49 PM
Drug Enforcement Unit Officers along with other Law Enforcement
Officials, on Tuesday 28th July 2015 around 10:00am, while on routine
air patrol in the area of the Lucayan National Park, discovered several
plots of suspected marijuana plants, ranging from six inches to two feet
in height. The total amount of suspected marijuana plants discovered
were 5,860. The estimated street value is over five hundred thousand
dollars. No arrest was made in this matter.
Investigations are continuing.
Bahamas DPM's daughter, Christina Davis Called to the English Bar
- Jul 29, 2015 - 12:20:20 PM
London, England - The day was a special
one for the Davis family as Lord Chief Justice, Rt. Hon. Sir John
Thomas, called Ms. Christina Davis to practice at the English Bar. She
was drawn from the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple, one of the
four Inns of Court in London.
Christina and others were welcomed
to the Supreme Court, and, in full regalia, the new barristers were then
called to the Bar and signed the great roll. This achievement follows
on Christina’s mastery of her bar exams just one year after completing
her law degree (LLB). In 2012, she also secured a Bachelor’s Degree in
Mass Communication and Public Advocacy from Northeastern University in
Boston, Massachusetts, graduating Magna Cum Laude...
9mm pistol found in Bimini on grounds of resort
- Jul 29, 2015 - 8:40:32 AM
Bimini, Bahamas - On Tuesday 28th July 2015
shortly after 3:00pm, Officers in Bimini acting on information received,
discovered a 9mm pistol with (1) clip containing (15) live rounds of
ammunition on the grounds of a local resort. No arrest was made in this
Investigation are continuing...
RBPF: Wanted man turns himself in - Search on for 2 suspects in Podoleo St. murder
- Jul 28, 2015 - 7:02:34 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - Police have launched an intense island-wide search
for two armed suspects responsible for the shooting death of a man that
occurred on Tuesday 28th July 2015.
According to reports, around
5:00pm, a man was walking on Podoleo Street with another man, when two
males armed with handguns approached and fired several shots at them
before fleeing on foot. The victim received multiple gunshot wounds and
died from his injuries on the scene.The identity of the victim is being
withheld pending identification by next of kin...
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- Jul 28, 2015 - 2:15:23 PM
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Man found stabbed to death in Grand Bahama
- Jul 28, 2015 - 12:44:03 PM
Freeport, Bahamas - Police are investigating a stabbing incident that has left a 47 year old male of Grand Bahama dead.
are that on Tuesday, 28th July 2015 shortly after 12:30am, police were
called to a home in the Heritage Sub-division, where they met a male
inside the home with stab wounds about the upper body. EMS where called
to the scene and reported that there was no signs of life. A female
resident of the home is assisting police with their investigation into
Bahamas-wide manhunt for escapee of George Town Station
- Jul 28, 2015 - 12:35:18 PM
Police have launched a countrywide manhunt for 23
year old Veandro Rahjiv Ferguson of the Forest Exuma, who escaped lawful
custody from the George Town Station on Monday 27th July 2015. Ferguson
was in custody for Unlawful Sexual Intercourse.
Ferguson is described as a brown male, of a slim build and about 5’ 9” in height...
Caravel Beach area homicide victim identified
- Jul 28, 2015 - 12:32:39 PM
Freeport, Bahamas - Police in Grand Bahama has identified the male
victim who died on Thursday 23rd July 2015, in the Caravel Beach area as
46 year old Edui Phillips of Coral Gardens.
Investigations are continuing.
Members of the RBPF Participate in Forensic Firearms Examination Course
- Jul 28, 2015 - 12:16:52 PM
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Assistant Superintendent
Earl Thompson, Analytical Inspector, and Inspector Aaron Wilson,
Firearms Examiner, both of the Scientific Support Services of the Royal
Bahamas Police Force, graduated from the Caribbean Basin Security
Initiative (CBSI) Introduction to Forensic Firearms Examination Course
on Friday, July 24, 2015, at the National Laboratory Centre of the
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, in Ammendale,
Maryland. Assistant Superintendent Thompson and Inspector Wilson were
among ten Caribbean nationals graduating from the course.
attendance at the graduation ceremony was Superintendent Elburt Ferguson
of the Royal Bahamas Police Force, who presented tokens of appreciation
to officials of the Bureau Force for their significant contribution to
training in the area of forensic firearms examination...
Chickcharney Chirren Fullfill Promise of Powered Wheelchair Donation
- Jul 28, 2015 - 12:00:03 AM
Nassau, Bahamas - Edvenna Major
sat comfortably in her manual wheelchair, at her vendor's table in Pompey
Square - as she does most Saturdays - oblivious to the fact that her life was
about to get a little bit easier.
principles of the Chickcharney Chirren group crossed Pompey Square quietly
pushing Edvenna's new powered wheelchair.
reached her table she was immediately overcome with emotion, cupping her face
in her hands crying...
Sunshine Holdings Ltd statement on the death of Alfred Bismark Coakley
- Jul 27, 2015 - 8:24:34 PM
Nassau, Bahamas – It is with deep sorrow that the Board of Directors of
Sunshine Holdings Limited (SHL) confirms the passing of its Deputy
Chairman, Mr. Alfred Bismark Coakley, M.B.E.
Mr. Coakley died in Doctors Hospital yesterday following a brief illness.
Coakley was a founding member of SHL and served as its first president
from its incorporation before Independence. He served in that role until
his retirement in 2009, at which time he assumed the role of deputy
chairman of the board...
Man shot by Nassauu police dies in hospital - Call for witnesses
- Jul 27, 2015 - 6:54:20 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - Police wish to confirm that the man who was shot
when he attempted to attack an officer with a screwdriver in the area of
the Arawak Cay Container Port around 11:30am on Saturday 25th July
2015, died in hospital on Sunday 26th July 2015.
The victim has been identified as 44 year old Leroy Hepburn of Water Street, Big Pond Subdivision.
Nassau police search for suspects in Edgcombe Terrace murder, and suspects in 2 armed robberies
- Jul 27, 2015 - 12:25:34 PM
Nassau, Bahamas -
On hunt for suspects in two armed robberies: In the first incident, shortly after 11:00pm
on Sunday 26th July 2015, a man and a woman were on George Street, when
three young males armed with knives, robbed them of a small amount of
cash before fleeing on foot...
Searching for suspects in Edcombe Terrance overnight murder: POLICE has launched an intense island-wide
search for an armed suspect responsible for the shooting death of a man
that occurred on Sunday 26th July 2015...
Nassau police foil stabbing attack, suspect shot - Beauty salon armed robbery
- Jul 26, 2015 - 2:59:08 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - According to reports, around 11:30am on Saturday 25th
July 2015, police were on patrol in the area of a shipping company
located at western New Providence, when they observed a man attempting
to stab another man with a screwdriver. At the call of the victim,
police intervened and ordered the suspect to drop the screwdriver. The
suspect refused to do so and began to violently advance towards the
officers with the screwdriver. The officers in fear of their lives and
for the safety of the victim, shot the suspect once to the body. The
suspect was transported to hospital, where he remains in stable
RBPF Nassau: 5 suspects in custody for murder and rape
- Jul 26, 2015 - 2:56:05 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - Police are reporting that five suspects are in custody for murder and rape.
to reports, officers from the Flying Squad acting on intelligence took a
33 –year old man into custody on Friday 24th July 2015 for questioning
reference rape and on Saturday 25th July 2015, the officers took four
men ages 35, 34, 28 and 27 into custody for questioning reference to
Nassau: Island-wide manhunt for 2 suspects in Homestead St. shooting death
- Jul 26, 2015 - 2:52:52 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - An island-wide manhunt has been launched by police
for two armed men responsible for the shooting death of a man that
occurred on Saturday 25th July 2015.
According to reports, shortly
before 7:00pm, a man was sitting in his Honda Accord vehicle on
Homestead Street along with a female friend, when two males armed with
handguns approached the vehicle and fired several shots at them before
fleeing on foot. The victim died on the scene from multiple gunshot
wounds. The victim’s female friend escaped unharmed.