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Eleuthera Police Search for American Tourist Missing at Sea - Investigate Traffic Fatality - Make Drug Arrest
By Stephen Dean, RBPF
Apr 20, 2013 - 9:39:31 AM

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Eleuthera Police Investigate Traffic Fatality
- (Eleuthera, Bahamas) Police at Eleuthera are investigating a traffic accident, which has resulted in the death of a 48-year old male. The accident reportedly occurred around 6:30 pm on Friday 19th April, 2013 at the intersection of Queens Highway and Church Street, Palmetto Point. Preliminary reports indicate that the deceased was driving a blue 1995 Chevy Lumina vehicle north along Queens Highway when he collided with the GMC truck.Both drivers were seriously injured; however, the North Palmetto Point resident was pronounced dead at the scene.The driver of the GMC truck was later airlifted to New Providence, where he is detained in hospital in critical condition.Officers from the RBPF Traffic Department will travel to Eleuthera later this morning to assist with the investigations.

Eleuthera Police Search for American Tourist Missing at Sea - Police at Eleuthera along with U.S. Coast Guard are searching for an American visitor,who reportedly went missing at sea on Friday 19th April, 2013. Preliminary reports indicate that around 6:30 pm the 31-year old resident of Sonoma Court, Palm Beach Florida was swimming in waters at Eleuthera along with family and friends, when he and three (3) others were swept away by a high tide and current.The three (3) people were able to swim ashore; however, the male has not been seen since. Police along with officers from the Royal Bahamas Defense Force and the US Coast Guard are continuing with their search efforts.

Eleuthera Police Make Drug Arrest - A 31-year old man of Eleuthera is in Police custody after he was arrested for quantity of dangerous drugs on Friday 19th April 2013. According to Police reports around 8:40pm a team of officers from the Eleuthera Division executed a search warrant on the residence of the suspect located in Bannerman Town and uncovered a quantity of marijuana. Police also uncovered thirteen (13) small marijuana plants. The suspect was subsequently arrested and taken into custody.Investigations are ongoing.

Police are appealing to members of the public who may have any information regarding any crime to contact POLICE at 919 or at 328-TIPS (New Providence) or 300-8476 (Family Islands)


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