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Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District Last Updated: May 23, 2018 - 12:00:34 PM


RBPF Grand Bahama: Shooting - Dangerous drug arrest
By Terecita Pinder, RBPF
May 23, 2018 - 7:34:22 AM

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SHOOTING INCIDENT – GRAND BAHAMA

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

Reports are that on Tuesday 22nd May 2018, shortly after 11:00pm, police were called to the Deadman’s Reef area, where a male had reportedly just arrived at home in his vehicle with two other passengers, when he was accosted by two males, both brandishing a firearm. A struggle ensued between the assailant and the victim, when the victim was shot several times to the body, the suspects fled on foot. The victim was transported to the Rand Memorial Hospital via EMS personnel and is listed in stable condition.

Police are actively investigating this matter.

DANGEROUS DRUG ARREST – GRAND BAHAMA

Two males and a female, all from Grand Bahama, are in police custody after they were arrested for Possession of Dangerous Drugs with the intent to Supply and Taking Preparatory Steps to export Dangerous Drugs.

Reports are that on Tuesday 22nd May 2018, shortly before 1:00pm, Drug Enforcement Unit Officers were called to the U.S Pre-Clearance Departure Lounge at the Grand Bahama International Airport, where a male presented himself at U.S Custom to board a flight to Florida. A search was conducted of his carryon bag, where three plastic packages, each containing suspected cocaine were discovered. Further initial investigation resulted in the arrest of another male and a female.

The total weight of the suspected cocaine: 7.58lbs
Estimated value: $45,000.00

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

CRIME PREVENTION TIPS – BE AWARE THAT YOU ARE A POTENTIAL VICTIM OF A CRIME. STAY ALERT AND ATTUNED TO PEOPLE AND CIRCUMSTANCES AROUND YOU.

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