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Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Wanted: 57 year old David Arlington Colebrooke of Nassau - Nov 12, 2018 - 10:09:33 AM

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Police in Grand Bahama need your assistance in locating 57 year old David Arlington Colebrooke of #1 Jasmine Gardens, Nassau, New Providence. He is wanted by the Drug Enforcement Unit in Grand Bahama for Possession of Dangerous Drugs with the intent to supply. He is described as standing at 5’10’ tall, weighing between 240-260 lbs. with dark brown complexion and is heavy built.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of David Arlington Colebrooke, you are asked to contact the Drug Enforcement Unit in Freeport, Grand Bahama at telephone number 350-3125, Police Emergency # 911/919 or call your nearest police station...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Male arrested for possession of dangerous drugs - Nov 5, 2018 - 6:46:03 AM

Reports are that on Sunday 4th November 2018, shortly after 5:00pm, a male presented himself at the Freeport Harbor Security Check Point before travelling to Fort Lauderdale. The suspect was searched and a clear plastic bag containing suspected cocaine was discovered hidden in his waist. The 28 year old male of Eight Mile Rock was arrested and taken into police custody.

The suspected cocaine has a street value of $18,000.00...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Shooting Incident - Oct 31, 2018 - 10:36:24 AM

Police in Grand Bahama are investigating a shooting incident that has left a male hospitalized.

Reports are that on Tuesday 30th October 2018, shortly before 9:00pm, police were called to the International Bazaar at a business establishment where reports off gunshot were heard. Further inquiries led officers to the Rand Memorial Hospital where a male with gunshot wounds about the body was being attended to by doctors...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Police investigate drowning - Oct 23, 2018 - 6:37:03 AM

Police in Grand Bahama are investigating the drowning of an adult male visiting the island on Monday 22nd October 2018.

According to reports, the male visitor went to Taino Beach sometime after 3:00pm, where, he went snorkeling. Sometime later, he was found lying at the edge of the water unresponsive. Emergency personnel responded, and the male was taken to the Rand Memorial Hospital for further medical assistance where he later succumbed...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Operation Touch Down and Sunset Strike - Northern District - Oct 12, 2018 - 10:51:07 AM

Reports are that on Thursday 11th October 2018, Law Enforcement Officers ( Police and Immigration Officers) in Central Abaco launched “Operation Touch Down”, where (40) persons were cited for various traffic infractions, (4) persons arrested for outstanding Warrants and (5) persons arrested for Immigration purposes.

Also on the same date, in Grand Bahama, Operation Sunset Strike was launched between the hours of 5:00pm - 11:00pm...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
Grand Bahama police discover 226 lbs suspected marijuana - Oct 10, 2018 - 10:55:25 AM

Reports are that on Tuesday 9th October 2018, shortly before 4:00pm, officers of the Central Detective Unit along with Immigration officers and the K-9 Unit, acting on information, went to Florin Drive, South Bahamia, and discovered in bushes, (9) crocus bags, all containing packages of suspected marijuana.

The weight of the suspected marijuana was (226) pounds with a street value of $226,000.00. There were no arrest made in this matter, investigation will continue...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
Grand Bahama Suspects Arraignments in Magistrate Court - Oct 9, 2018 - 6:33:46 PM

Suspects arraigned before The Magistrate Court on major offences in Grand Bahama

1. Felicos Joseph age 52 years of Haiti, was arraigned before Magistrate Debbye Ferguson in Magistrate Court #2 on the charge of Unlawful Sexual Intercourse. He was not required to enter a plea, the matter was adjourned to the 28th February 2019 for trial. Bail was denied. This matter will proceed by way of Voluntary Bill of Indictment...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
Grand Bahama male found in possession of firearm at business establishment - Oct 9, 2018 - 6:32:55 AM

Reports are that on Monday 8th October 2018 shortly before 10:00pm, officers acting on information, went to West Beach Drive, at a business establishment, where a male was found in possession of a black and silver 9mm pistol.

He was arrested, taken into police custody and is expected to be arraigned before the Magistrate Court this week...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Operation Midnight Strike - Oct 7, 2018 - 2:34:27 PM

In keeping with the Commissioner’s Policing Plan for 2018 Priority #1 “Crime Prevention and Reduction of Crime” and Priority #2 Public and Road Safety”. Officers of Grand Bahama arrested (5) persons and issued (67) Fixed Penalty Notices between Friday 5th October 2018 and Sunday 7th October 2018. 

Reports are that on Friday 5th October 2018 between 5:30pm and 8:30pm, officers of the Traffic Division conducted operation “Steel Curtain” that covered most of the Divisions in the Grand Bahama District, and yielded (67) fixed penalty notices...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Operation Blackout - Oct 6, 2018 - 7:30:45 PM

Reports are that on Friday 5th October 2018 between the hours of 5pm and 2am, officers executed search warrants on five residence in the Freeport area and arrested (5) suspects for possession of dangerous drugs, illegal firearms and ammunition in separate incidents.

Officers took into possession a quantity of ammunition, (2) imitation firearm, (2) packages of suspected marijuana weighing (2) lbs. and (15) foil wraps of suspected marijuana...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Found drugs - Oct 4, 2018 - 10:54:24 PM

Reports are that Drug Enforcement Unit Officers in Grand Bahama on Thursday 4th October 2018, shortly before 9:00pm, acting on information, went to Abaco Drive, where they searched a bushy area and discovered a plastic bag containing suspected marijuana. There were no arrest in this matter.

Weight of the suspected marijuana is 2lbs...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF: Attempted armed robbery foiled in Grand Bahama - Oct 2, 2018 - 9:45:35 AM

Reports are that on Tuesday 2nd October 2018, shortly after 1:00am, police were called to Waterfall Drive, in Seahorse Village, where two males reportedly entered a home brandishing a firearm and a knife, and demanded cash and other personal properties from residents who reside in the home. The occupants resisted and a fight ensued where the culprits were stabbed multiple times about the body. The culprits then tried to escape in a vehicle, but were again interrupted by residents of the home and the vehicle received extensive damages... 

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Apparent drowning - Attempted armed robbery - Oct 1, 2018 - 6:37:53 AM

Reports are that on Sunday 30th September 2018 shortly after 1:00pm, police were called to Silver Palm Street, where it was reported that a group of persons were at that location, when a male jumped into the canal. After some time when the male did not resurface, another male went into water and retrieved him. CPR was administered...

The second incident occurred shortly after 9:00pm, reports are that two masked males, both armed with a firearm, entered a business establishment in Hunters, held up a security guard and a female employee and demanded cash. The female employee ran into the bathroom and was shot to the leg. Both bandits made good their escape by foot without any cash..
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
$86,000 in suspected marijuana discovered in Grand Bahama - Sep 27, 2018 - 6:59:10 AM

Reports are that on Wednesday 26th September 2018, shortly before 12:00 p.m., officers of the Drug Enforcement Unit and officers of the Central Detective Unit, were called to the Grand Bahama Shipyard, where they discovered attached to the bottom of a cargo vessel, a metal container with thirty eight wrapped packages of suspected marijuana inside. The estimated weight of the suspected marijuana is (86) lbs., with a street value of $86,000.00 eighty six thousand dollars...

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
3 bags of suspected marijuana, revolver and ammo found in Eight Mile Rock - Sep 26, 2018 - 6:15:22 AM

Reports are that on Tuesday 25th September 2018, shortly after 1:00pm, Drug Enforcement Unit Officers, assisted by Bahamas Custom Officers, and acting on information, went to the Graveyard Corner, in Eight Mile Rock, where they conducted a search of nearby bushes and discovered a bag containing three (3) plastic bags of suspected marijuana and a chrome.22 revolver with (2) .22 rounds of ammunition. There were no suspects arrested in this matter...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
Grand Bahama DEU discover illegal ammunition - Sep 18, 2018 - 6:38:21 AM

Reports are that on Monday 17th September 2018, shortly after 9:00pm, officers of the Drug Enforcement Unit, while on mobile patrol in the Bass Lane area, observed a group of males in an abandoned building. The males on seeing the officers fled the area on foot. Officers then searched the abandoned building and discovers (15).223 rounds of ammunition, (60) .40 rounds of ammunition, and (34) 9mm rounds of ammunition with a total of (109) rounds of ammunition...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Forearm recovered - Sep 17, 2018 - 7:34:06 AM

Reports are that on Sunday 16th September 2018, shortly after 3:00pm, officers of the Central Detective Unit, while on mobile patrol in the area of Tasman Close, observed a group of males congregated in that area. The men on seeing the officers fled in different directions. Officers then checked the area and discovered a black Smith and Wesson pistol with no ammunition...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Alleged Suicide in Malibu Reef - Sep 15, 2018 - 10:39:24 PM

Reports are that on Saturday 15th September 2018, shortly before 6:00pm, police were called to a residence in Malibu Reef, where the body of an adult female was discovered hanging in a home. An autopsy will be performed to determine the exact cause of death. Police are actively investigating this matter.

POLICE ARE APPEALING TO ANYONE WITH INFORMATION REGARDING ANY CRIME, NO MATTER HOW SMALL OR INSIGNIFICANT (THE TIP) MAY SEEM, TO ANONYMOUSLY CALL POLICE AT 919 OR CRIME STOPPERS AT 328-TIPS (8477) (NEW PROVIDENCE) OR 1-242-300-8477 (FAMILY ISLANDS.)...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Bahama: Suspect arraigned on fraud matters - Sep 14, 2018 - 3:12:01 PM

Travis Alexander Coakley aka “Justin Thompson” age 24 years of Exuma, was arraigned on Friday 14th September 2018, before Magistrate Renkin Johnson in Magistrate Court #3 in Freeport, Grand Bahama, on (42) counts of Fraud by False Pretenses. He pleaded not guilty to all charges and the matters were adjourned to the 3rd – 5th December 2018 and the 22nd - 24th January 2019 for trial. He was remanded to the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services until trial...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
Grand Bahama suspect arraigned on murder and conspiracy to commit murder - Sep 13, 2018 - 5:08:56 PM

Damargio Whymms age 24 years of #3 Flamingo Garden, New Providence, was arraigned before Magistrate Charlton Smith in Magistrate Court #2 on the charge of Murder and Conspiracy to Commit Murder. 

He was not required to enter a plea, due to the nature of the charges. Bail was denied and the matter was adjourned to Monday 17th December 2018. He was remanded to the Department of Correctional Services until trial...
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