RBPF: Flying Squad in Grand Bahama uncovers dangerous drugs and illegal firearm
- Mar 22, 2019 - 4:30:52 PM
Reports are that on Friday 22nd March 2019, shortly after 2:00pm,
officers of the Flying Squad in Grand Bahama, acting on information,
proceeded to Grays Avenue, Seagrape, Eight Mile Rock, where they
uncovered in bushes, (5) plastic bags containing 12 lbs. of suspected
marijuana, with a street value of $12,000.00 and a silver and black
pistol containing (4) hollowed tip .380 ammunition.
There were no arrest made in this matter, investigation is continuing...
GBPA on statement recent meter audit by GBPC
- Mar 21, 2019 - 12:29:51 AM
The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited wishes to advise the public
that as Regulators, we were notified by The Grand Bahama Power Company
(GBPC) that during a course of their recent meter audit, they discovered
a number of suspected electricity diversions at several businesses
within the Port Area. As a result, we immediately began our own
independent investigations into this matter which is currently ongoing.
Thus far, we can confirm that all of the work performed by the licensee
was unpermitted, and was executed outside the scope of the license.
As this matter is currently with the Royal Bahamas Police Force and
investigations are still ongoing, we do not wish to comment any further
to interfere with the Police investigations. We do believe that due
process will be carried out and we are...
Male body found on PIoneers Way in Grand Bahama identified
- Mar 18, 2019 - 6:00:06 PM
The male who was found dead on Pioneers Way off Coral Road, with
visible trauma to the body, has been identified as Charles Brian Rolle
Jr. age 32 years of Grand Bahama.
(6) Persons are in police custody and are assisting police with their investigation into this matter...
RBPF Grand Bahama: Operation Steady Aim
- Mar 7, 2019 - 2:52:30 PM
Reports are that on Wednesday 6th March 2019 between the hours of
5:00pm and 12:00midnight, Law Enforcement Officers that included the
Police and Customs Department, led a team of officers throughout Grand
Bahama Island where they arrested (9) persons; (3) illegal migrants, (2)
for harboring illegal migrants, (2) on Warrant of Arrest, and (2) for
possession of Dangerous Drugs...
Nassau Police Launch Operation “Mid-Day Pickup”
- Mar 6, 2019 - 11:15:11 AM
are that between 1pm and 4pm on Monday 4th March 2019, officers of the
Central Division launched operation “Mid-Day Pickup” that focused on the
down town area, where they arrested a number of persons for vagrancy
and outstanding warrants.
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...
RBPF Grand Bahama - Operation Stay Steady - Illegal Migrants arrested
- Feb 28, 2019 - 3:15:26 PM
Law Enforcement Officers partner together in “Operation Stay Steady”:
Law Enforcement officers consisting of Police Officers, Immigration and
Custom Officers in Grand Bahama, teamed together in Operation “Stay
Steady” that occurred on Wednesday 27th February 2019 and arrested (9)
suspects for various offences including Stealing, Possession of
Officers of the High Rock Police Station Arrest Illegal Migrants: Reports are that on Wednesday 27th February 2019 shortly before 9:00am, a
team of officers from the High Rock Police Station, acting on
intelligence, proceeded to an area in Felix Slope, High Rock, Grand
Bahama, where they arrested (4) illegal Immigrants...
Grand Bahama police investigating Eight Mile Rock armed robbery
- Feb 28, 2019 - 9:45:12 AM
Police in Grand Bahama are investigating an armed robbery that occurred on Wednesday 27th February 2019.
Reports are that shortly before 9:00pm, a male culprit entered a
business establishment in Martin Town, Eight Mile Rock, armed with a
firearm and robbed the establishment of cash before making good his
Police are actively investigating these matters...
Police in Grand Bahama investigating building fire in Caravel Beach
- Feb 28, 2019 - 9:09:14 AM
Reports are that on Wednesday 27th February 2019 shortly after
3:00pm, Police Fire Services assisted by the Grand Bahama Airport Fire
Services, were called to Rachel’s Britannia Mini Mall in the Caravel
Beach area, where they met the multi business complex engulfed in
flames. The structure is value at $800,000.00 and arson is suspected in
Police have in custody a female suspect who is assisting police with their investigation...
Firearm discovered by DEU in EMR, Grand Bahama
- Feb 20, 2019 - 7:45:21 AM
Reports are that on Tuesday 19th February 2019, Drug Enforcement
Unit Officers acting on intelligence, proceeded to an area in Martin
Town, Eight Mile Rock, where they discovered in the bush, a 9mm pistol
with (9) rounds of ammunition. There were no arrest made in this
matter. Investigation will continue.
Bahamas Police Force would like to thank the Grand Bahama community for
partnering with them in the fight against crime...
RBPF: 2 Firearms Taken off the streets in Grand Bahama
- Feb 19, 2019 - 9:00:59 AM
Two illegal firearms taken off the streets in Grand Bahama by
Drug Enforcement Unit officers.
are that on Monday 18th February 2019 shortly before 4:00pm, officers
of the Drug Enforcement Unit acting on information, proceeded to an
abandoned building in Lewis Yard where they searched the area and
discovered a black 9mm pistol with one magazine and a black and silver
Grand Bahama police investigate a stabbing incident at a night club
- Feb 18, 2019 - 10:09:21 AM
Police in Grand Bahama are investigating a stabbing incident that has left three males with injuries.
are that on Sunday 17th February 2019, shortly before 2:00am, police
received reports of an altercation at a night club on Wimpole Street,
involving a group of males. Patrons at the club attempted to intervene
and as a result they were stabbed to the body...
Grand Bahama drug arrest involving 63 packages of suspected marijuana
- Feb 13, 2019 - 4:30:17 PM
Officers of the North Eastern Police Station on Tuesday 12th
February 2019, while on mobile patrol in the area of Weddell Avenue in
the vicinity Garden Villas, arrested a 27 year old male of Hearne Lane
and a 45 year old male of Balao Loop who were found in possession of
(63) packages of suspected marijuana.
They are expected to be arraigned before the Magistrate Court this week...
RBPF Grand Bahama: DEU uncover an illegal firearm - Shooting and stabbing incident
- Jan 20, 2019 - 3:32:17 PM
DEU uncover an illegal firearm:
Reports are that on Saturday 19th January 2019, shortly after
7:00pm, Drug Enforcement Unit Officers while on mobile patrol in the
Pioneer’s Way and Livingston Drive area, observed a suspicious male, who
upon seeing the police fled the area. Officers searched the area and
discovered a black and silver pistol with (2) rounds of ammunition...
Shooting and stabbing incident: Police in Grand Bahama are investigating a shooting and stabbing
incident that has left two males hospitalized in serious condition...
RBPF Wanted: 43 year old Tavares Demonte Beckford of Freeport, Grand Bahama
- Jan 19, 2019 - 5:00:34 PM
Police in Grand Bahama need your assistance in locating 43 year old
Tavares Demonte Beckford aka “foe”. He is wanted by the Central
Detective Unit for Attempted Murder and is considered extremely
dangerous. He is described as standing at 5’7”, weighing 134 lbs. with
medium brown complexion and is slim built. His last known address is
Zimbabwe Avenue, New Providence and #8 Frobisher Circle, Grand Bahama.
If you have any information on the whereabouts of Tavares Demonte
Beckford “foe”, you are asked to contact the Central Detective Unit in
Grand Bahama at telephone numbers 350-3107 thru 12, 911/919 or call your
nearest police station...
Murder on Grand Bahama, Public assistance needed
- Jan 13, 2019 - 8:07:02 AM
Police in Grand Bahama need your assistance in finding the person(s)
responsible for a shooting incident that has left a male dead.
are that on Sunday 13th January 2019, shortly after 12am, police were
alerted to gunshots being fired in the area of East Atlantic Drive.
Officers quickly responded and upon arrival discovered the lifeless body
of a male, who was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police are appealing to the public for any information that can assist with this
to give them a call at the Central Detective Unit at telephone numbers
350-3107 thru 12, 911/919 or call your nearest police station.
Grand Bahama armed robbery at International Bazaar
- Jan 7, 2019 - 7:21:18 AM
Reports are that shortly after 1:00am, police were called to a
business establishment in the International Bazaar where it was reported
that two culprits, one armed with a firearm entered that establishment
and robbed the cashier of monies and two patrons of cash and personal
Police are actively investigating
this matter and are appealing to the public for any information that can
help them solve this matter, to call the Central Detective Unit at
350-3107, 911/919 or call your nearest police station...
20-yr-old EMR man arraigned for murder -- Grand Bahama homicide victim identified
- Jan 5, 2019 - 6:27:07 AM
Devano Hanfield age 20 years of Eight Mile Rock was arraigned on
Friday 4th January 2019 before Magistrate Gwendolyn Claude at the Eight
Mile Rock Magistrate Court on attempted murder charge and possession of a
firearm while committing an indictable offence. He was not required to
enter a plea, but was remanded to the Bahamas Department of Corrections
in New Providence until trial on Thursday 28th March 2019.
This is in connection with the shooting incident on Tuesday 1st January 2019...
Alleged drowning in Grand Bahama
- Jan 4, 2019 - 5:36:19 PM
Police are investigating an alleged drowning:
Reports are that on Friday 4th January 2019 shortly
after 2:00pm, police were called to the Deadmans Reef Beach, where it
was reported that a male while snorkeling in waters, began experiencing
difficulties and was later discovered unresponsive. Emergency Medical
Personnel along with the doctor from the West End Community Clinic were
called to the scene and pronounced him dead. Police are actively
investigating this matter...
Shooting Incident in Eight Mile Rock
- Jan 2, 2019 - 1:03:31 PM
Reports are that on Tuesday 1st January 2019 shortly before 10:00pm,
police responded to gunshots being heard in the Pinedale, Eight Mile
Rock park area, where officers met a male with gunshot wounds to the
Further reports are that two males were involved in an
altercation when one of the male shot the other to the upper body with a
firearm before fleeing the scene...
RBPF Grand Bahama: Illegal Firearm and ammunition arrest
- Dec 30, 2018 - 10:21:28 AM
Reports are that on Sunday 30th December 2018 shortly after 1:00am,
officers of Rapid Response responded to a disturbance at the Taino Beach
area and acting on information, arrested a 21 year old male of Fortune
Bay, who was found in possession of a black and grey pistol with one
live round of ammunition. He was also wanted by the Magistrate Court in
Freeport on (2) two outstanding warrants. He will be arraigned before
the Magistrate Court early this week...