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Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF Abaco: Drugs, firearm and ammunition discovered - Armed robbery - Dec 15, 2017 - 8:07:26 AM

Drugs, firearm and ammunition discovered:On Thursday 14th December 2017 shortly before 5:00pm, Officers of the Abaco Division acting on information went to an area on West Bay Street, Dundas Town and discovered on a vacant property (5) packages of suspected marijuana, estimated weight 2lbs...

Armed robbery:   Police in Abaco are investigating an armed robbery that occurred on Thursday 14th December 2017.

Reports are that shortly before 9:00pm, two unknown males who were described as slim built, both clad in black hoodies with face covered and armed with a firearm...

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Large seizure of drugs in Inagua - Dec 10, 2017 - 12:15:18 PM

Intelligence led policing has led to five (5) persons being taken into custody following the seizure of a quantity of dangerous drugs on Saturday 9th December, 2017.

According to reports, around 5:00pm, a joint drug operation conducted by Officers from Drug Enforcement Unit assisted by US Drug Enforcement Agents, resulted in the seizure of a large quantity of cocaine during a search of a Haitian Freighter vessel...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Large drugs sezure in Andros - Dec 7, 2017 - 7:00:53 PM

According to reports around 1:00pm on Wednesday 6th December, 2017 Drug Enforcement Unit Officers along with US Drug Enforcement Agents were on routine patrol in the North Andros area when they discovered a Marijuana field in the area of Owens’ Town. An estimated eight thousand (8,000) marijuana plants were uprooted.  

Then, shortly after 12:00 noon on Thursday 7th December, 2017 Drug Enforcement Officer and US Drug Enforcement Agents assisted by Officers from North Andros District, returned to a nearby area in Owens Town, Andros where they uncovered a second marijuana field. An estimated two thousand three hundred (2,300) marijuana plants were uprooted...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF Abaco: Shooting incident - Dec 3, 2017 - 11:50:44 AM

Police in Abaco are also investigating a shooting incident that occurred on Saturday 2nd December 2017.

Reports are that shortly before 11am, officers while on mobile patrol in the area of Don McKay Blvd were alerted to gunshots being heard in the area, upon making further inquiries, officers discovered that a male was shot to the leg...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: American dies while swimming at Great Sturrup Cay - Nov 27, 2017 - 10:39:37 AM

Police are investigating the apparent drowning of an American woman in waters at Great Sturrup Cay off Berry Islands on Sunday 26th November, 2017. 

According to reports, shortly after 11:00am, the American woman was swimming with family members in the water near Great Sturrup Cay when she became unconscious...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF Bimini: Possession of dangerous drugs - Nov 20, 2017 - 10:00:58 AM


Five men are in police custody in Bimini after they were found in possession of a quantity of dangerous drugs.

Reports are that on Sunday 19th November 2017 shortly before 9:00pm, a team of officers on the island of Bimini executed a search warrant at a residence on Buccaneers Point, South Bimini and discovered 4.5 lbs. of cocaine and 1.5 lbs. of marijuana. Five men, two Jamaicans and three Bahamians were arrested and taken into police custody. Police are actively investigating this matter...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF Nassau: Illegal gun seized in andros, 2 females and a male in custody - Nov 7, 2017 - 9:45:26 AM

Two adult females along with an adult male were taken into custody following the seizure of an illegal handgun in Andros on Monday 6th November 2017.

According to reports, around 10:30am, officers assigned to the North Andros District, acting on intelligence intercepted a Lancer Mitsubishi vehicle occupied by two females and a male in Red Bays, Andros...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Found skeletal remains in Bimini - Nov 4, 2017 - 6:09:40 PM

Police on the Island of Bimini are investigating the discovery of human remains that was found on Friday 3rd November 2017.

Reports are that shortly after 12:00pm, Officers were called to a beach near the East Wells area on North Bimini, where a human skeletal skull was discovered. The remains were collected and police are continuing investigation into this matter...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Eleuthera man in custody for drug possession - Nov 1, 2017 - 11:20:01 PM

Eleuthera,Bahamas - Police in Eleuthera took a man into custody following the seizure of a quantity of dangerous drugs on Tuesday 31st October 2017.

Reports are shortly after 8:00pm officers assigned to the Eleuthera District were on routine patrol on Queens Highway, South Eleuthera, when they saw a man standing by a club acting suspiciously. The man on seeing the officers fled on foot and was captured shortly thereafter...
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...
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