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Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Police on Cat Island are investigating the death of an adult male - Feb 22, 2019 - 8:00:40 AM

Police on Cat Island are investigating the circumstances surrounding the
death of an adult male, Thursday, 21st February, 2019.

According to reports, shortly after 5:00pm, police were called to a residence in the settlement of The Bluff, after a male was found unresponsive in a well on the property...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Dangerous Drug Arrest in Bimini - Feb 18, 2019 - 9:54:23 AM

Police arrest two males on the island of Bimini after they were found in possession of dangerous drugs in two separate incidents.

The first incident occurred on Saturday 16th February 2019, shortly before 7:00pm, police were on routine patrol in the Porgy Bay area, when a male who they observed was acting suspicious, officers then searched the male and discovered on his person and in the vehicle he was driving, a quantity of suspected cocaine and marijuana...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Armed robbery at residence in Murphy Town, Abaco - Feb 14, 2019 - 10:00:40 AM

Police in Abaco are investigating an armed robbery that occurred on Wednesday 13th February 2019

Reports are that shortly before 11:00pm, three males wearing mask and armed with a handgun, cutlass and knife, entered a residence on South Side Road, Murphy Town, Abaco, and robbed the occupants of cash before fleeing the area...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Police investigate alleged drowning in waters at Half Moon Cay - Feb 12, 2019 - 5:37:00 AM

Police are investigation an alleged drowning, Monday 11th February, 2019 which occurred on Half Moon Cay.

According to reports, shortly before 3:00pm, an adult Canadian male tourist, who was a passenger of a cruise ship, was discovered unresponsive, floating in waters at Half Moon Cay. He was removed from the water and CPR rendered. The victim was transported to the local clinic on Eleuthera, where he was pronounced dead...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Exuma man dead after hoisted vehicle falls on him - Jan 28, 2019 - 1:00:44 PM

Police on the island of Exuma are investigating an accident, which left an adult male dead, Sunday, 27th January, 2019.

According to reports, shortly after 3:00pm, a man was working under a hoisted vehicle, on his property in the settlement of Mt. Thompson, when it fell on top of him. He sustained serious injuries and was transported to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead...

Investigations are ongoing...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Traffic fatality on Cat Island involving motorcycle - Jan 26, 2019 - 7:00:54 PM

Police on Cat Island are investigating a traffic accident, Saturday, 26th January, 2019 which left an American male dead.

According to reports, shortly before 12:00noon, a male was driving a 2018 Sonyoung 125cc motor cycle, north along Queens Highway, in the settlement of Smith’s Bay, when he lost control of the cycle and crashed into a utility pole, resulting in him receiving serious injuries. He was transported to the Community Clinic in Smith’s Bay...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Marijuana Plants discovered in Abaco - Jan 8, 2019 - 7:24:52 PM

Reports are that on Tuesday 8th January 2019 shortly after 1:00pm, police and Immigration officers, acting on information, went to an area off Ernest Dean Highway, where they discovered  a number of stolen items, and (10) pots of suspected marijuana plants ranging from 1ft. to 3ft. in height. A 46 year old female Jamaican national who was found in the area was arrested and taken into police custody.

A short time later, while making further searches in the area, officers discovered (50) marijuana plants ranging from 1ft. to 4ft. in height...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
30 Illegal Migrants Apprehended in Abaco – Drug Possession Arrest - Jan 4, 2019 - 11:27:23 AM

Reports are that shortly before 5:00pm on Thursday 3rd January 2019, officers while in the area of Man O-War Cay and Scotland Cay, observed a 33 ft. Haitian sloop.

They were later joined by officers of the Immigration Dept. and took into custody (30) Haitian Nationals, (19) males and (11) females. The vessel was towed to the Marsh Harbor Government Dock....

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Police investigates structural fire on the island of Andros - Dec 22, 2018 - 11:46:33 AM

Police on the island of Andros, are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fire which destroyed a government building, Friday, 21st December, 2018.

According to reports, shortly after 4:00pm, Police were called to the Local Government Complex in Fresh Creek, after receiving reports that it was on fire. Police and residents attempted to extinguish the fire, but were unsuccessful...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Joint Operation by Police and Defense Force Officers in Bimini - Dec 17, 2018 - 9:57:09 AM

Reports are that on Sunday 16th December 2018, shortly after 11:00am, officers of the Bimini Division along with officers of the Royal Bahamas Defense Force, acting on intelligence and in a joint operation, went to a local resort on South Bimini where they boarded a 36ft. vessel that was moored at that resort and discovered (12) illegal immigrants (3) females and (9) males on board. A further search of the vessel was conducted and the officers discovered a quantity of suspected marijuana. The captain of that vessel, a resident of New Providence was arrested and taken into police custody...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Police investigate alledged drowning in waters of the Exuma Cays - Dec 17, 2018 - 9:00:59 AM

Police are investigating an alleged drowning, Sunday, 16th December, 2018, which occurred in waters of the Exuma Cays.

According to reports, shortly before 11:00am, a group of persons were on a diving excursion in the Exuma Cays, between Highborns Cay and Allan Cay, when one of the divers, an adult male, was discovered unresponsive in the water. He was pulled from the waters, and CPR was administered, but was unsuccessful.
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...
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