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Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Man dies in Abaco traffic accident - Man arrested for drug possession in Crooked Island - Oct 10, 2017 - 10:49:24 AM

Man dies in Abaco traffic accident: Police in Abaco are investigating a traffic accident that has left a 31-year man dead on Friday 6th October 2017.

Reports are that around 5:00pm, a man was driving his Buick Regal vehicle on S.C. Bootle Highway near Treasure Cay, when he lost control of his vehicle and crash into rock mound on the side of the road...

Man arrested for drug possession in crooked island: Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Priorities for 2017, officers in Crooked Island took an adult male into custody...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Woman missing in Cat Island - Oct 1, 2017 - 11:01:42 AM

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Police have activated a missing person alert for 74 - year-old Janice Mildred Kessinger, a United States Citizen who resides in North Cat Island.

Kessinger was last seen about 3:30pm on Friday 29th September 2017, at Shanna’s Cove Resort in North Cat Island, where she was staying locally.

Police are appealing to the public to share information on any illegal/suspicious activities in their communities, no matter how small or insignificant (the tip) may seem, members of the public are urged to anonymously contact the police at 919...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Significant drug seizure and arrest in Bimini - Sep 21, 2017 - 9:16:59 AM

Officers of the Bimini Division along with DEU Officers made a significant drug arrest on North Bimini on Wednesday 20th September 2017.

Reports are that around 11:00pm, officers while on routine patrol in the area of Kings Highway, North Bimini, observed a suspicious vehicle. Officers stopped and searched the vehicle where they discovered (9) nylon bags, each containing suspected marijuana. The male occupants who are both residents of Bimini were arrested and taken into custody...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF Bimini: Possession of firearm and ammunition arrest - Sep 17, 2017 - 6:10:36 PM


Police in Bimini have in their custody three (3) males who were arrested for possession of a firearm and ammunition.

Reports are that on Sunday 17th September 2017 shortly after 12:00am, police were on mobile patrol on North Bimini when gunshots were heard, officers then observed three males in the area of a business establishment who on seeing the officers pulled out a firearm, discharged the firearm and ran. Offices gave chase where they arrested all three suspects in the area of a marina. Officers also uncovered a .45 pistol with a magazine containing (2) live rounds of .45 ammunition...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Suspect pleads guilty to 7 counts of shopbreaking in Abaco - Sep 5, 2017 - 12:56:23 AM

Chris Tyrone Ferguson age 31 years of the Mudd, Abaco, was arraigned on Monday 4th September 2017 before Magistrate Ancella Evans at the Magistrate Court in Abaco. He was arraigned on (7) counts of Shopbreaking, (7) counts of Stealing from a Shop and (1) count of Stealing from a Vehicle. He pleaded guilty to all the offences and was sentenced to three years for each count of Shopbreaking, (9) months on each count of Stealing from a shop and (6) months for Stealing from a Vehicle. All to be served concurrently...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF Abaco: Allege drowning of U.S Citizen – Shopbreaking & stealing arrest - Sep 2, 2017 - 12:19:38 AM

Allege drowning Of U.S Citizen: Police in Abaco are investigating an alleged drowning of a male that occurred on Castaway Cay, Abaco on Friday 1st September 2017.

Reports are that shortly before 4:00pm, a male and his wife who are U.S citizens and passengers on board a cruise line, were on Castaway Cay...
 
Shopbreaking and stealing arrest: Police in Abaco arrest a 30 year old male of the Mudd for Shopbreaking and Stealing...

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Significant drug seizure and arrest by officers of Grand Bahama and Bimini on Friday 1st September 2017” - Sep 1, 2017 - 4:43:51 PM

Reports are that shortly before 8:00am, officers of the Drug Enforcement Unit and officers of the Bimini District in a joint operation, intercepted a 26 ft. aqua and white “contender” vessel in waters north of Alice Town, Bimini. Officers boarded the vessel and arrested two males on board and discovered two white coolers and two backpacks all containing a number of packages of suspected cocaine. The estimated street value of the drugs is 2.3 million dollars.

The suspected cocaine and the two males who are residents of Bimini were taken into police custody and are expected to be arraigned before the Magistrate Court in New Providence early next week...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF Missing person: Police searching for a 14 year old male of Abaco - Aug 28, 2017 - 7:19:01 PM

Police in Abaco are investigating the circumstances surrounding the disappearance of a 14 year old male of Pelican Shores, Abaco.

Reports are that shortly after 11:00pm on Wednesday 23rd August 2017, police received information that the young man left Marsh Harbor, Abaco in a white 15 foot Boston Whaler boat with a 60hp mercury engine heading to Pelican Shores. He has not been seen since.

A massive search effort was initiated by the Royal Bahamas Police Force, the Royal Bahamas Defense Force, the United States Coast Guard...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Abaco Police investigating death of 41 year old male resident of Hope Town - Aug 12, 2017 - 4:05:26 PM

Reports are that shortly before 10:00am, police were called to the Hope Town Light House, where the lifeless body of a male was found unresponsive on the premises. The body was transported to the Marsh Harbor Clinic and pronounced dead by doctor. Foul play is not suspected at this time. An autopsy will be performed to determine the exact cause of death.
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Major Drug Bust in Andros, Three Men in Custody - Aug 8, 2017 - 11:25:29 PM

Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Priorities for 2017, Police have struck a significant blow to the operations of drug traffickers with the seizure of a huge amount of marijuana and the arrest of three men in Andros on Monday 7th August 2017.

According to reports, around 4:30pm, a team of officers from the North Andros Division went to an area in Fresh Creek, where they met a go-fast boat, which appeared to have run aground. The officers conducted a search of the nearby bushes, where they uncovered 78 large packages containing nearly three thousand pounds of marijuana and arrested three adult males...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Man dies cuttng down Tree in North Eleuthera - Jul 30, 2017 - 5:16:56 PM

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of an American adult male Winter Resident from Maryland that occurred in North Eleuthera on Sunday 30th July 2017.

Preliminary reports are that shortly after 9:00am, the man was cutting a large tree at his home in North Eleuthera, when the tree "broke free" and struck him. The man was taken to the island’s local clinic, where he was pronounced dead...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: 25 Drivers in Exuma ticketed during Police Operation - Jul 22, 2017 - 10:48:35 AM

Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Priorities for 2017, officers in Exuma conducted an operation in George Town that targeted motorists who were driving in breach of the rules of the road on Friday 21st July 2017.

The operation led to 25 drivers being cited for various traffic violations...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF Abaco: Shooting Incident - Jul 22, 2017 - 9:11:03 AM

Police in Abaco are investigating a shooting incident that has left a male hospitalized.

Reports are that on Friday 21st July 2017, shortly after 10:00pm, a male was reportedly leaving his place of employment on Don McKay Drive, Marsh Harbor and while entering his vehicle, he was accosted by an assailant brandishing a handgun, who attempted to rob him and shot him to the upper body...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
British citizen arrested for drug possession in Harbour Island - Jul 4, 2017 - 10:09:56 AM

Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Priorities for 2017, Police in Harbour Island, Bahamas took a man from London, England into custody following the seizure of a quantity of dangerous drugs found in his possession on Tuesday 4th July 2017.

According to reports, shortly after 1:00am, Officers assigned to the Harbour Island District were on routine patrol on that island, when they saw a man standing near a nightclub who aroused their suspicion. The officers conducted a search of the man and found a quantity of marijuana in his possession. The man was then taken into custody and is expected to appear in court later this week to be formally charged...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Police in Eleuthera probe swimming death off Wemess Bight - Jul 3, 2017 - 2:32:19 PM


Police in Eleuthera, Bahmas are investigating the circumstances surrounding the apparent drowning of a man that occurred on Sunday 2nd July 2017.

Reports are that shortly after 7:00am, a man was swimming in waters on a beach in Wemyss Bight, when he lost consciousness. The victim was taken to shore and transported to the local clinic, where he was pronounced dead.

Investigations are ongoing.
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Abaco Shooting Victim Succumb to Injuries - Jun 19, 2017 - 1:33:24 AM

A 23 year old male victim of Murphy Town, Abaco who was hospitalized at the Princess Margaret Hospital succumbed to his injuries on Saturday 17th June 2017.

This is in connection with a shooting incident that occurred in Murphy Town, Abaco on Monday 12th June 2017.

Police are actively investigating this matter and are appealing to the general public for any information that can assist in this investigation...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
American visitor drowns in Abaco - Jun 14, 2017 - 1:00:21 AM

Police in Abaco are investigating the death of a 54 year old American visitor on Tuesday 13th June 2017.

Reports are that shortly after 1:00am, the body of a male was discovered in water near a residence in Eastern Shores, Marsh Harbor, Abaco. Foul play is not suspected in this matter, however an autopsy will be performed to determine the exact cause of death.

Investigation will continue...

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Acklins Bahamas stabbing death suspect in custody - Jun 4, 2017 - 3:12:49 PM

A man is in custody following an overnight stabbing on Acklins Island that has left a man dead.

According to reports, around 8:30pm on Saturday 3rd June 2017, two men were involved in an altercation at Masons Bay, that led to one of them being hit with a bottle and the other stabbed with an object. The two men were transported to the local clinic where they were treated by the islands doctor and later released.
Then around 8:30am on Sunday 4th June 2017, the man who was stabbed, lifeless body was found outside his home located in Delectable Bay, where he was
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Firearms and Ammunition Arrest in Abaco - Jun 3, 2017 - 2:44:26 PM

Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Plan for 2017, Police in Abaco arrest three males in two separate incidents for possession of illegal firearms and ammunition on Saturday 3rd June 2017.

In the first incident shortly after 2:00am, officers while at a business establishment on Don McKay Blvd, took a male into police custody after he was found in possession of a 9mm pistol with (2) rounds of 9mm ammunition.

In the second incident a short time later, officers also arrested two males in the area of the Government Complex on Don McKay Blvd, after they were stopped in a white truck and recovered a .40 pistol with (8) .40 rounds of ammunition...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Firearm and Ammunition Arrest in Bimini - Jun 2, 2017 - 10:40:15 PM

Police in Bimini arrest a male after he was found in possession of an illegal firearm and ammunition on Friday 2nd June 2017.

Reports are that shortly after 1:00am, officers while on routine patrol on Kings Highway arrested a male after they discovered on him a .22 Smith and Wesson pistol with (11) rounds of ammunition. The male a 25 year old of Bailey Town, Bimini was taken into police custody and is expected to be arraigned before the Magistrate Court next week...

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