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Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Bimini police investigating alleged drowning - Sep 21, 2018 - 6:36:02 AM

Reports are that on Thursday 20th September 2018, shortly after 12:00pm, police were alerted of a drowning of a Bahamian male, who was a crew member on board a 45 ft. fishing vessel named “Dawn Celeste”. Further investigation revealed that while diving in waters of the Great Isaac, the victim was found lying at the bottom of the ocean unresponsive. He was taken to the Bimini Clinic, and later pronounced dead. An autopsy would be performed to determine the exact cause of death...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Abaco police discover large marijuana field - Sep 20, 2018 - 10:52:59 AM

Reports are that on Wednesday 19th September 2018, shortly after 4:00pm, officers in the Abaco District, acting on information, proceeded to an area on Earnest Dean Highway, just south of the International Airport, where they discovered a large marijuana field with marijuana plants ranging from 1 ft. to 7 ft. in height.

The plants were all uprooted and collected. The total count of the plants are 387 plants, with a street value of $154,800.00...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF Abaco: Armed robbery - Sep 17, 2018 - 8:39:14 AM

Police in Abaco are investigating an armed robbery at a residence in Leisure Lee, Abaco.

Reports are that on Sunday 16th September 2018, shortly after 8:00pm, police were called to a residence in the Leisure Lee area, where it was reported that three masked and armed men, entered a home, held up the occupants and robbed them of a quantity of jewelry, a shot gun and a 2013 champagne colored Buick Lacrosse...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Structural fire investigation- Rum Cay - Sep 3, 2018 - 5:36:59 PM

Police are investigating a fire which destroyed part of the All Age School on Rum Cay, Saturday, 1st September, 2018.

According to reports, shortly after 4:000pm, police were alerted to a fire at the school in the settlement of Port Nelson. Officers, assisted by members of the community, were able to extinguish the fire, which was reportedly contained to the kitchen area, causing extensive damage...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: One male is dead as a result of an industrial accident on the Island of Bimini - Aug 29, 2018 - 2:37:18 PM

Reports are that on Wednesday 29th August 2018, shortly after 9:00am, police were called to a construction site at a resort on North Bimini, where reports are that a male Dominican worker, who was operating a crane and lifting a 40ft beam from a barge to the dock, when the cable of the crane allegedly snapped, causing the beam to fall. The fallen beam landed onto the crane cabin that the victim was inside. The male victim was pronounced dead at the scene by a doctor from the Bimini Clinic...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF Abaco: 3 males arrested for possession of dangerous drugs with the intent to supply - Aug 28, 2018 - 8:45:42 AM

Reports are that on Monday 27th August 2018, shortly after 5:00pm, officer of the Abaco District, acting on information, proceeded to the area of Forest Drive, Murphy Town, Abaco, where they proceeded to search a caravan vehicle with no license plate attached. Officers discovered two packages of suspected marijuana and a quantity of cash. Three males were arrested and taken into police custody..
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF Bimini: 2 males arrested for possession of dangerous drugs - Aug 26, 2018 - 8:30:18 AM

Reports are that on Saturday 25th August 2018, shortly after 8:00am, officers while on routine patrol in Alice Town, Bimini, observed a vehicle with two male passengers and a strong odor emanating from it. Officers then stopped, and proceeded to search the vehicle and both suspects reference to possession of dangerous drugs. While doing so, the driver fled the scene making good his escape. Officers then searched the passenger and vehicle where they discovered a quantity of suspected marijuana on the passenger and inside the vehicle...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Police in Eleuthera investigates traffic fatality - Aug 24, 2018 - 10:38:26 AM

Police on the island of Eleuthera are investigating a traffic accident which has left an adult male dead Friday, 24th August, 2018.

According to reports, shortly after 6:00am, a male was walking on Queen’s Highway south of the settlement of Rock Sound, when he was struck by a green 1998 S70 Volvo driven by an adult male. The victim was examined on scene by a local Doctor and pronounced dead...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Dangerous drug arrest in Bimini - Aug 12, 2018 - 8:28:59 AM

Reports are that on Friday 10th August 2018, shortly after 10:00pm, a Bimini resident was arrested by officers for possession of dangerous drugs with the intent to supply, after he was found in possession of a quantity of suspected marijuana. He is expected to be arraigned before the Magistrate Court early next week.

In the second incident, on Saturday 11th August 2018, shortly before 12pm, officers acting on information went to an area near Radio Beach in Alice Town, Bimini where they discovered in bushes, a plastic bag containing suspected marijuana. There were no arrest made in this matter and the estimated street value of the suspected marijuana is $5,000.00...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Alleged drowning incident in Eleuthera - Aug 10, 2018 - 9:00:53 AM

Police on the island of Eleuthera are investigating the alleged drowning of an adult male, Thursday, 9th August, 2018.

According to reports, shortly after 1:00pm, an adult male was swimming on a beach near to Tarpum Bay, when he was discovered lying motionless on the sea bed...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Bimini Police make drug discovery and arrest one male - Aug 2, 2018 - 6:50:44 AM

Reports are that on Wednesday 1st August 2018, shortly after 4:00pm, police in Bimini went to a residence on North Bimini, Bailey Town, while armed with a search warrant where they discovered a plastic bag containing a quantity of suspected marijuana.

A 31 year old male of that residence was arrested and taken into police custody.

In the second incident on the same date, shortly before 8:00pm, Officers went to a bushy area on Queens Highway, Alice Town, Bimini...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Police investigate alleged suicide in Inagua - Jul 14, 2018 - 7:34:24 AM

According to reports, shortly after 10:00am, Friday, 13th July, 2018 police on Inagua Island were called to a home on Burnside Street, after a male was found hanging from the ceiling of his bedroom.  Medical Personnel on the island visited the scene and pronounced the male dead. 

Investigations are ongoing...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
One male dead after Abaco traffic accident - Jul 13, 2018 - 8:06:37 AM

Reports are that on Saturday 7th July 2018 shortly after 1:00am, a traffic accident occurred on Queen Street, Sandy Point, Abaco, involving a gray 1998 Nissan Altima and a male pedestrian. The victim was transported to the Sandy Point Government Clinic via private vehicle where he was seen by doctor and later airlifted to New Providence for further medical attention.

On Thursday 12th July 2018, the victim succumbed to his injuries...

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: llegal drug seizure in Andros - Jul 3, 2018 - 7:46:00 AM

According to reports, shortly after 8:00am Monday, 2nd July 2018, Andros Division Officers, acting on information went to a busy area near to Bahamas Agriculture Research Community (BARC), North Andros, where they uncovered a marijuana field with approximately 600 marijuana plants. No arrest was made in this incident. 

Investigations are ongoing.
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
One dead after Exuma boat explosion - Jun 30, 2018 - 4:30:15 PM

Police on the Island of Exuma are investigating a boating accident which left one person dead and several others injured, Saturday, 30th June, 2018.

According to reports, shortly after 9:00am, a 40’ chartered tour boat was traveling in waters just off Barraterre, Exuma, with ten (10) tourists and two (2) Bahamians on board, when an engine exploded causing the boat to catch afire. Ten persons on board the boat were injured and transported to the mini hospital in George Town...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Harbour Island police investigate indecent assault incident - Jun 28, 2018 - 6:00:28 PM

Police on the of Harbour Island are investigating two reports of indecent assault on two juvenile female tourists, Thursday, 28th June, 2018.

According to reports, sometime between the hours of 12:00mid midnight and 2:00am, the females were on a beach on Harbour Island when they were indecently assaulted by two adult Bahamian males. The two men, residents of Harbour Island, were taken into custody...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Alleged drowning incident in Great Stirrup Cay - Jun 28, 2018 - 5:00:36 PM

Police on the Island of Berry Island are investigating the death of a Chinese female.

According to reports, shortly after 11:00am, Thursday, 28th June, 2018, an adult female was discovered unresponsive floating in waters off Great Stirrup Cay. She was removed from the water and CPR rendered. She was transported to the local clinic on Berry Island where she was pronounced dead'...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Missing Persons
RBPF MISSING: 71-yr-old Kermit Pratt of Andros - Jun 27, 2018 - 12:27:27 PM

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Police are seeking the public’s help in locating 71 year old Kermit Pratt aka Kudda Brown of North Mastic Point, Andros.

Pratt is described as being about 5’6” tall, slim build with dark brown complexion. He has been diagnosed as having Alzheimer. He was last seen on Monday, 18th June, 2018 in North Mastic Point... 
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Exuma police investigate armed robberies - Jun 26, 2018 - 8:25:09 AM

Police on the island of Exuma are investigating two armed robberies which occurred Monday, 25th June, 2018.

In the first incident, according to reports, shortly after 4:00pm, two men, one armed with a knife, entered a liquor store in Mt. Thompson, Exuma, held an employee at bay and robbed the establishment of cash before fleeing on foot...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Alleged drowning incident on the island of Bimini - Jun 24, 2018 - 8:55:37 PM

Police on the island of Bimini are investigating the death of a 54 year old American male.

Reports are that on Sunday 24th June 2018 shortly after 11:00am, an American male along with family members, were reportedly swimming on Luna Beach that is situated on the northern side of North Bimini, when the male reportedly was seen floating in water. Emergency CPR was given and the victim was taken to the Bimini Community Clinic by Emergency Personnel where he was pronounced dead...
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