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Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Abaco shooting Incident - Dangerous drugs arrests - Dec 11, 2018 - 6:42:36 AM

Reports are that on Monday 10th December 2018, shortly before 9:00pm, police were called to Southside Road in Marsh Harbor, where it was reported that three armed males, opened fire on a group of persons on the outside of a business establishment and fled the area on foot. A male victim received injuries to the leg and was transported to the local clinic where he was treated and discharged...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Eleuthera police investigate stabbing incident - Nov 17, 2018 - 10:13:57 AM

ELEUTHERA Police on the island of Eleuthera are investigating a stabbing incident, Saturday, 17th November, 2018, which left an adult male with serious injuries and another in custody.

According to reports, shortly after 1:00am, two men were at a nightclub in the settlement of Rock Sound, when they got into an altercation, escalating into one producing a sharp object, stabbing the other about the body...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF Bimini: Homicide - Nov 5, 2018 - 7:27:10 AM

Reports are that on Sunday 4th November 2018, shortly after 9:00pm, a male was standing outside a business establishment in Porgy Bay, Bimini, with a group of males, when a gunman clad in all black and armed with a weapon, opened fire on the suspect, shooting him multiple times about the body before fleeing on foot. The male victim was taken to the Bimini Clinic where he succumbed to his injuries... 

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
3850 lbs of drugs seized in Andros, Bahamas - Oct 26, 2018 - 8:46:27 AM

The enduring and dedicated work of the men and women of the Royal Bahamas Police Force has led to a large quantity of dangerous drugs being recovered and three adult males taken into custody, Thursday, 25th October, 2018.

Shortly after 3:00pm, Drug Enforcement Officers, assisted by RBPF Marine Support Officers, US Drug Enforcement Agents and US Coast Guard, intercepted a 32 ft. midnight express go fast boat...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Deadly Industrial Accident in Inagua - Oct 21, 2018 - 8:21:28 PM

Police on the island of Inagua are investigating an industrial accident, which has left an adult male dead, Sunday, 21st October, 2018.

According to reports, shortly after 7:00am, a vessel was attempting to dock at Morton Salt, when a male crew member became entangled in rope on the vessel and was seriously injured. The man, who was identifies as an Indian National, was transported to the local community clinic where he was pronounced dead...

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Police Investigates traffic fatality in Long Island - Sep 27, 2018 - 10:19:12 AM

Police on Long Island are investigating a traffic accident which left an adult male dead, Wednesday, 26thtSeptember, 2018.

According to reports, shortly after 2:00pm, a male was driving a blue 2008 Honda Accord car in the area of McKenzie Hill, Hard Bargain, Long Island, when he lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a wall. Medical Personnel were called to the scene, attempted to revive the victim but were unsuccessful. He was pronounced dead at the scene... 
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Firearms, ammunition and dangerous drug arrest in Abaco - Sep 26, 2018 - 6:00:19 AM

Reports are that on Tuesday 25th September 2018, shortly after 3:00pm, officers of the Abaco District, acting on information, went to a residence in Leisure Lee, Abaco, where a search was conducted and officers discovered (1) .22 rifle, (1) .357 smith & wesson revolver, (19) .22 rounds, (6) .357 rounds, (1) 12 gauge shotgun, (1) partial 12 gauge shotgun, (2) barrels, (1) magazine, (1) cross bow, and (1) marijuana plant.

A female and a male were arrested and taken into police custody. They are expected to be arraigned before the Magistrate Court later this week... 
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Human body found in sand in Abaco - Sep 25, 2018 - 6:32:43 AM

Reports are that on Monday 24th September 2018 shortly before 6:00pm, police in Abaco were called to the beach area of Crossing Rock, where officers were shown a human body buried in the sand. The body was retrieved by police and taken to the Marsh Harbor Clinic. An autopsy would be performed to determine the exact cause of death and further investigation by police to its identification.

Police are investigating this matter...
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...
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