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Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Police investigates vessel destroyed by fire - Shooting incidents in New Providence and Eleuthera - Jun 28, 2020 - 2:50:00 PM

Police and the Fire Department on the island of Harbor Island Eleuthera are investigating the circumstance surrounding a fire that caused damage to a motor vessel on Saturday 27th June 2020. 

According to reports, sometime around 12:35pm, a 66 feet fiberglass sunseeker motor vessel called Vanish was dock at the Valentine Resort and Marine was engulfed in flames. Officers responded and tried to extinguish the flame but to no avail...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Police investigates plane crash in waters off Eleuthera Island - Mar 21, 2020 - 7:20:50 PM

Police are investigating the circumstances of a plane crash which occurred Saturday, 21st March, 2020 in water off Eleuthera Island. 

Reports are that shortly before 2:00pm a twin engine aircraft, registration # N14178 crashed into the sea, near the settlement of Bouge, with three persons on board. No one was injured in this incident...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF South Bimini: Firearm and Ammunition Arrest - Feb 18, 2020 - 12:30:31 PM

Police on the Island of Bimini arrested a 54 year old male of South Bimini for possession of an illegal firearm and ammunition. 

Reports are that on Monday 17th February 2020 shortly after 11:00am, officers on the Island of South Bimini, while patrolling in the area of a business establishment, arrested the 54 year old male after they observed him brandishing a firearm...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Police investigates shooting incident on the island of Eleuthera - Feb 4, 2020 - 10:24:27 AM

Police on the island of Eleuthera are investigation a shooting incident Monday, 3rd February 2020, which has left two adult males with injuries.   

According to reports, shortly after 9:00pm, the men were sitting in a yard in the settlement of Green Castle, when they were approached by an armed man who shot them before running away.  Both men were airlifted to New Providence for further medical attention. They are listed in stable condition. 
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Dangerous drugs and stolen property recovered on the island of Exuma - Jan 28, 2020 - 6:50:32 PM

Police on the island of Exuma have recovered a quantity of dangerous drugs and stolen items and have taken six men into custody, Monday, 27th January, 2020.

According to reports, shortly after 8:00pm, Exuma Division Officers, acting on intelligence, conducted a search of a home at Hooper’s Bay and recovered a small quantity of suspected marijuana and an assortment of coins believed to have been stolen from a food store on that island...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Police investigates traffic fatality on the island of Andros - Jan 24, 2020 - 9:30:13 AM

Police on the island of Andros are investigating a traffic collision Thursday, 23rd January, 2020 which left an adult female dead.

According to reports, shortly before 4:00pm a female as driving a blue Suzuki Swift in the vicinity of Davis Creek, Central Andros, when she lost control of her vehicle, crashed into a utility pole and bushes. She sustained serious injuries and was transported to the Fresh Creek Community Clinic where she was pronounced dead...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Police investigate alledged drowning on Half Moon Cay - Jan 14, 2020 - 12:05:50 PM

Police are investigation an alleged drowning, Monday 13th January, 2020, which occurred on Half Moon Cay.

According to reports, shortly before 1:00pm, an adult American male, 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 Community Clinic in Rock Sound, Eleuthera...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF Abaco: Police investigates traffic fatality - Jan 7, 2020 - 8:56:15 AM

Police on the island of Abaco are investigating a traffic crash, Monday, 6th January, 2020, which left an adult male dead.

According to reports, shortly before 3:00pm two men were traveling in a Jeep Wrangler, west on Earnest Dean Highway, near to Sandy Point, Abaco, when the driver lost control of the vehicle and overturned...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Police are investigating a plane crash at Pitts Town Airport, Crooked Island - Oct 2, 2019 - 8:00:32 AM

Police are investigating a plane crash which occurred Tuesday, 1st October, 2019 at Pitts Town Airport, Crooked Island.

Reports are that shortly after 3:00pm, a PA32 Cherokee 6 aircraft, registration # N38677, left Deadman’s Cay, Long Island enroute to Pitts Town Airport, with four (4) passengers on board. As the aircraft began its final approach to the runway...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Alleged Drowning in Abaco - Jul 17, 2019 - 5:50:18 PM

Reports are that shortly before 2:00pm, an American female, a home owner in Green Turtle Cay, Abaco, while swimming with her two grandsons in waters on Gilliam Bay Beach, Green Turtle Cay, was reportedly caught in a rip current. Persons nearby rescued the two boys and the victim who was brought to shore. CPR was administered to the female by local residents...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF Nassau: Police investigate alleged drowning on the island of Eleuthera - Jul 17, 2019 - 10:09:00 AM

Police on the island of Eleuthera are investigation an alleged drowning Tuesday, 16th July, 2019 which has left an adult male dead.   

According to reports, shortly before 6:00pm, a group of young men were walking along the water’s edge in Hatchet Bay, Eleuthera, when they decided to jump into the water.  One of the men, when he surfaced, called out for help, but became submerged a second time...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Police investigates boating accident on Exuma Island - Jul 15, 2019 - 6:20:13 AM

Police on the island of Exuma are investigating a boating accident, Sunday, 14th July, 2019 which has left an adult American male detained in hospital. 

According to reports, shortly before 5:00pm, a tour boat was sailing in Elizabeth Harbour, George Town, when the captain felt something hit the rear of the boat. He and others made a check of the water and discovered a male with injuries to his hand...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: American Tourist bitten by shark, airlifted to New Providence - Jul 5, 2019 - 8:40:43 AM

Reports are that on Thursday 4th July 2019, around 5:30pm police on Guana Cay,became aware of a shark bite incident, involving a 32 year old American Tourist from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The victim was an occupant on board a 41 ft. Bahama Craft along with two other Americans, snorkeling in waters off Nippers Beach, Guana Cay, when he was bitten by a shark...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Police on the island of Andros are investigating a fire which damaged part of a building at a school - Jun 13, 2019 - 7:00:32 AM

Police on the island of Andros are investigating a fire which damaged part of a building at a school on the island of Andros, Wednesday, 12th June, 2019.

According to reports, shortly after 4:00pm, Andros Division Officers were on patrol in the area of the Huntley G. Christie High School, Queen’s Highway, Nichols Town, when they discovered the center block of classrooms on fire...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF Abaco: Firearm Recovered - Jun 11, 2019 - 9:00:19 AM

Reports are that on Monday 10th June 2019, shortly after 2:00pm, officers in the Abaco District, acting on information, went to the Pigeon Pea Village area, just off Crockett Drive, where they searched an abandoned building and discovered an 18 inch barrel Remington .22 rifle.

Investigation will continue...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Abaco police are investigating a traffic fatality that has left a male dead - Jun 6, 2019 - 11:24:25 AM

Reports are that on Thursday 6th June 2019  shortly after 6:00am, police were called to Forrest Drive, Abaco, where a black Mazda vehicle and a red and black Honda motorcycle were involved in a head on collision. The driver of the motorcycle, a 35 year old male of Abaco died at the scene. The driver and passenger of the Mazda vehicle, both resident of Marsh Harbour, Abaco, were taken to the Marsh Harbour Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Armed Robbers captured in Abaco - Jun 6, 2019 - 7:10:30 AM

Reports are that on Wednesday 5th June 2019 shortly after 10:00am, an armed culprit while in the Treasure Cay area, held up and robbed a female of her handbag that contain personal items before fleeing the area in a dark colored vehicle.

Officers of the Abaco District, acting on information proceeded to the Farm Road and Sand Bank area where they arrested two male suspects and recovered a dark colored vehicle and the victim’s handbag along with personal items...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Three Mexican nationals arrested in Bimini - Jun 2, 2019 - 7:54:36 PM

Reports are that on Sunday 2nd June 2019 shortly before 3:00am, police were called to a resort on the island of Bimini where it was reported that a group of Mexican nationals all males, were involved in an altercation with a Dominican national (male). The Dominican national was reportedly beaten about the body. He was taken to the Bimini Clinic where he was seen by doctor and is listed in serious condition. He was later airlifted to New Providence for further medical attention...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Police investigates accident on the island of Eleuthera which left a child in hospital - Jun 1, 2019 - 12:21:53 PM

Police on the island of Eleuthera are investigating a traffic mishap Friday, 31st May, 2019 which has left a child detained in hospital. 

According to reports, shortly after 5:00pm, a resident of Green Castle, arrived at home with a male child. He secured the vehicle, leaving the child inside and got into another vehicle. As he was reversing, he heard the child screaming....
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF: Dangerous drug arrest in Abaco - May 29, 2019 - 6:00:43 AM

Two males are in police custody after they were found in possession of dangerous drugs in Abaco

Reports are that on Tuesday 28th May 2019 shortly after 7:00pm, a team of officers, acting on information, went to a residence in Spring City, where they arrested two males for possession of dangerous drugs and cultivation of marijuana plants. They are expected to be formally arraigned before the Magistrate Court this week...
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