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Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District Last Updated: May 19, 2019 - 11:25:22 AM


RBPF: Grand Bahama Police captures wanted fugitive and uncovers firearms
By Terecita L. Pinder
May 17, 2019 - 9:05:30 PM

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Freeport, Bahamas - Reports are that on Friday 17th May 2019, shortly before 4:00pm, a team of officers consisting of Rapid Response and Central Detective Unit officers, acting on intelligence and armed with a search warrant, went to a residence in Hawksbill, where they arrested wanted suspect Tavares Beckford aka “foe” who was wanted by the Central Detective Unit for Murder and Attempted Murder. A male occupant of that residence was also arrested for harbouring a criminal. Both men were taken into police custody.

Officers upon further search of the residence also uncovered a AR-15 rifle with (40) .40 rounds of ammunition, (13) .9mm rounds of ammunition, a black magazine with (42) .223 rounds of ammunition, a black scope, a quantity of suspected marijuana and (1) black colt .40 pistol with a clip containing (29) .40 rounds of ammunition. All items were taken into police custody.

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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) OR THE CENTRAL DETECTIVE UNIT AT 350-3106/12.

ARMED ROBBERY SAFETY TIPS –
  • Personal safety first! money and merchandise are not important and can be replaced
  • Stay calm and don’t resist.
  • Do as instructed and don’t make sudden moves.
  • Keep your hands visible at all times.
  • Get a look at the robber if possible, but don’t stare.
  • Activate the alarm only when its safe to do so.
  • If possible, get a look at the robber’s vehicle and the direction travel.
  • Do not follow the robber
  • Install surveillance cameras and ensure that they are in working condition.

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