||Last Updated: Dec 26, 2017 - 4:18:44 PM
Freeport, Grand Bahama - Police in Grand Bahama arrest one male who was found in possession of a firearm.
Reports are that on Tuesday 26th December 2017 shortly after 12:00am, officers while on mobile patrol in the area of Midshipman Road near a business establishment, observed an altercation in the parking lot. As a result one of the males when searched was found in possession of a black and silver .45 pistol with (9) .45 rounds of ammunition.
He is expected to be arraigned before the Magistrate Court this week. Investigation continues.
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 1-242-300-8476 (FAMILY ISLANDS
JUNKANOO SAFETY TIPS
The following safety tips are to help you not to become a victim of crime while at Junkanoo.
Please visit the Royal Bahamas Police Force Website at www.royalbahamaspolice.org or facebook page at www.facebook.com/
- Secure all wallets, cell phones and other valuables in your front pockets – for women, carry
- your bags cross body style, ensuring that the bag is in front of you.
- Do not carry items that can be used as weapons, such as;
- Rat tail combs Glass bottles Drinking glasses Pocket knives
- Avoid wearing expensive jewelry
- If you are travelling with children, keep them in your sight at all times
- Find a good area for you and your family to watch the parade
- Avoid pushing and shoving
- Ensure that your vehicle is parked in a secured, well- lit parking lot
- Remove valuables from the seats of your vehicle
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