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Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Structural Fire Investigation- Harbour Island - Jun 17, 2018 - 9:05:16 AM

Police on the island of Eleuthera are investigating a fire which destroyed a two story structure on Harbour Island, Saturday, 16th June, 2018.

According to reports, shortly after 11am, a propane delivery truck was servicing a propane tank at a wash house, when an explosion occurred, resulting in the building catching afire. Attempts by the police and residence to extinguish the fire were unsuccessful, and the building was totally destroyed...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Marijuana field discovered in Abaco - Jun 12, 2018 - 7:45:23 PM

Abaco, Bahamas - Police in Abaco have discovered a large marijuana field in the Marsh Harbor area.

Reports are that on Tuesday 12th June 2018 shortly after 12:00pm, officers of the Abaco District, acting on information, went to a bushy area south of the Leonard Thompson International Airport, where they discovered 1000 marijuana trees ranging from two to eight feet in height. There were no arrest made in this matter...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
American male arrested in Abaco for possession of dangerous drugs - Jun 9, 2018 - 9:20:33 AM

Reports are that on Friday 8th June 2018, shortly before 10:00am, an American male was arrested by police while at the Leonard .M. Thompson International Airport for possession of dangerous drugs. He was arraigned before the Marsh Harbor Stipendiary and Circuit Magistrate Ancella Evans, pleaded guilty to the charge, was fined $300 and deported back to the United States of America...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
2 Abaco females found in possession of dangerous drugs - Alleged drowning - Jun 6, 2018 - 6:24:43 PM

2 females are in police custody after they were found in possession of dangerous drugs in Abaco: Reports are that on Tuesday 5th June 2018, shortly before 8:00pm, officers acting on information and armed with a search warrant, went to a residence in High Rock, Marsh Harbor, Abaco, where they searched the home and discovered (2) plastic bags of suspected marijuana...

Alleged drowning: Police in Abaco are investigating the death of a male who was found in waters near the Government Dock...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
24-yr-old Abaco man arrested for possession of firearm and ammo - Jun 1, 2018 - 9:11:13 AM

Police in Abaco took into custody a 24 year old male of the Mudd, Abaco, after he was found in possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition.

Reports are that on Friday 1st June 2018, shortly before 2:00am, officers acting on information, went to an area on Charles Sawyer Highway, where they conducted a search of a silver Honda Fit vehicle with one male passenger and discovered a black and silver 9mm pistol with a clip containing (10) live rounds of ammunition...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Apparent drowning in Guana Cay, Abaco - May 31, 2018 - 6:27:59 AM

Police in Abaco are investigating an apparent drowning on Guana Cay of a 72 year old male.

Reports are that on Tuesday 30th May 2018, shortly after 4:00pm, police received a report that two males on a 44 ft. vessel, were swimming in the area of Bakers Bay dock on Guana Cay, when the other male was discovered floating in waters. CPR was rendered but the male victim never regained consciousness...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Police investigates stabbing incident in Andros - May 28, 2018 - 8:37:10 PM

Police on the Island of Andros are investigating a stabbing incident Sunday, 27th May 2018, which has left an adult male with injuries.

Shortly after 8:00pm, police were called to the Nicholls Town Clinic, after receiving information that a male presented with stab wounds to his body. Reports are that the victim got into an argument with a male relative while at a home in Lowe Sound, resulting in him being stabbed...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Armed robbery in Spanish Cay, Abaco - May 28, 2018 - 1:14:46 PM

Police in Abaco need the public’s assistance in finding the culprits who robbed a business establishment on Spanish Cay, Abaco. 

Reports are that on Sunday 27th May 2018, shortly after 10:00pm, two male culprits, both reportedly armed with firearms, entered a business establishment on Spanish Cay, accosted two employees and stole cash before making good their escape...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: 2 males arraigned in the magistrate court in Abaco on causing grievous harm and stealing - May 22, 2018 - 2:00:59 PM

Obrien Reckley age 24 years of Murphy Town, Abaco, was arraigned before Magistrate Ancella Evans in Magistrate Court, Abaco on Causing Grievous Harm, he pleaded not guilty and was remanded to the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services until trial on Monday 18th June 2018

This is in connection with a matter reported to police on Sunday 13th May 2018...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Police in Bimini discover dangerous drugs on 2 separate incidents - May 22, 2018 - 8:35:38 AM

In the first incident, on Monday 21st May 2018, shortly around 7:00pm, police in Bimini acting on information, went to an area in Porgy Bay near the Northern Grave Yard, where they discovered in a bushy area, a black plastic bag containing a quantity of suspected marijuana. The total weight is one pound and a quarter ounces, with a street value of one thousand and sixty dollars.

In a second incident, on the same date, shortly after 8:00pm, officers of the Bimini Division, acting on information, went to the Radio Beach area in Porgy Bay and discovered a white plastic bag near a meter box with a quantity of suspected marijuana...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF Abaco: Armed robbery - May 19, 2018 - 6:52:21 AM

Reports are that on Friday 18th May 2018, shortly before 2:00am, a male reported that while on the outside of his residence in Hope Town, Abaco, two mask males, one armed with a firearm, robbed him off cash and personnel items before fleeing on foot.

Police in Abaco are actively investigating this matter...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF Abaco: Shooting Incident - May 14, 2018 - 8:34:47 AM

Police in Abaco are investigating a shooting incident that has left a male with non-life threatening injuries.

Reports are that on Sunday 13th May 2018, shortly before 12midnight, police received information of gunshots fired in the area of a business establishment on Don McKay Blvd. Officers responded and further investigation revealed that the victim was shot while in the parking lot of that establishment...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Long Island police investigate alleged suicide - May 6, 2018 - 10:00:29 PM

According to reports, shortly after 7:00am Sunday, 6th May, 2018, police on Long Island, were called to the settlement of Whymms, after a male was discovered in a home, hanging from a rope tied in the ceiling. Local medical personnel were called to the scene; however, they were unsuccessful in reviving the male. He was pronounced dead at the scene..  
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Police search for missing boater in North Eleuthera - May 2, 2018 - 8:23:43 PM

Police and Residents on the island of Eleuthera are searching for a male who was reported missing at sea.

According to reports, shortly after 9:00am on Tuesday, 1st May, 2018, a male, believed to be a Haitian National, left Spanish Wells in a 17’ white Carolina skiff enroute to neighboring Max Patch Cay and has not been seen or heard from since.  

Shortly after 9:00am Wednesday, 2nd May, 2018, the boat was recovered washed ashore on Max Patch Cay, with the personal effects of the missing man; however, he was not located... 
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Illegal drugs recovered, adult male in custody in Cat Island - May 2, 2018 - 8:00:17 PM

According to reports, shortly after 9:00am on Wednesday 2nd May, 2018, Cat Island Division Officers, while at New Bight Airport, conducted a search of a male and his belongings and recovered a quantity The male was taken into custody and is expected to be formally charged before Magistrate’s Court later this week.   

Quantity of cocaine: 1 kilogram of suspected cocaine. The male had just on a flight from New Providence.
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Police seek public’s help in solving armed robbery in Exuma - Apr 24, 2018 - 8:00:13 PM

Police are asking members of the public, especially those on the island of Exuma, to come forth with any information they may have in solving an armed robbery, which occurred Tuesday 23rd April, 2018.

According to reports, shortly after 1:00am, a male armed with a firearm entered a business establishment in Farmer’s Hill, Exuma, held an employee at bay and robbed the establishment of cash before running away...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Police investigate traffic fatality in Eleuthera - Apr 18, 2018 - 6:55:16 AM

Police on Eleuthera, are investigating a traffic accident which occurred, Tuesday, 17th April, 2018, and has left an adult female dead. 

Reports are that shortly before 6:00pm, a woman was driving a silver Chevrolet Cobalt car on Queens Highway, south of the settlement of Upper Bouge, when she lost control of the vehicle and crashed into bushes before overturning...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Dangerous Drugs Discovered On Armstrong Cay - Apr 11, 2018 - 9:58:51 AM

A Joint Operation involving officers of the Abaco District, Drug Enforcement Unit and the Royal Bahamas Defense Force, resulted in the discovery of over 75lbs. of Hashish oil.

Reports are that on Tuesday 10th April 2018, shortly before 3:00pm, officers acting on information...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
3 airlifted from Abaco after serious traffic accident - Apr 3, 2018 - 9:57:48 AM

Police in Abaco are investigating a traffic accident that has left several persons with serious, injuries.

Reports are, that on Monday 2nd April 2018, sometime after 3:00pm, a serious traffic accident occurred, on Earnest Dean Highway in the area of Cherokee Road, involving a silver 2004 Kia Rio and a black Dodge Caliber, both vehicles were extensively damaged and all of the occupants received injuries...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Another victim dies in traffic fatality in Abaco - Mar 25, 2018 - 10:06:21 PM

Reports are that on Sunday 25th March 2018 sometime before 8:00am, the second female passenger of the grey Honda Fit, that was involved in a traffic accident in Abaco on Saturday 24th March 2018, has died at the Princess Margaret Hospital early this morning. The third victim is reportedly listed in serious condition at the Princess Margaret Hospital...
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