POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING THE COUNTRY’S LATEST
Nassau, Bahamas - Police on the Island of New Providence are actively investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of an adult male which occurred on Tuesday, 7th July 2020.
According to reports, shortly before 6:00am, a group of people were walking through a track road on Scott Street north of West Street, when they noticed a male lying on the ground with injuries to the head. The police were called, officers responded and on their arrival at the scene they met the body of a dark male with gunshot wounds to the head. Emergency Medical Services were summoned and following their examination of the body they pronounced him unresponsive. Investigation into this matter continues.
POLICE RECOVERED DANGEROUS DRUGS – TWO ARRESTED
Police have recovered a quantity of dangerous drugs from the streets of New Providence on Tuesday 7th July 2020.
In the first incident, according to reports, shortly before 11:00am, officers from the Operations Unit acting on intelligence went to an area on Carmichael Road, where they conducted a search of a derelict vehicle and recovered a quantity of suspected marijuana. No arrest was made during this incident.
In the second incident, according to reports, shortly after 5:00pm officers acting on information, went to a residence on Jackson Street, Nassau Village. The officers conducted a search of the property and recovered a quantity of suspected marijuana. Two males were arrested in this incident.
In the third incident, according to reports, shortly before 8:00pm, officers from the Mobile Unit while patrolling on Montgomery Avenue observed a group a males who aroused their suspicion. The officers exited their vehicle to approach the group, they all fled and were pursued by the officers. One of the males was observed throwing a plastic bag into the nearby bushes. The officers recovered the bag and on inspection, found that it contained a quantity of marijuana. No arrest was made in this matter.
POLICE RECOVERED AN ILLEGAL FIREARM
The efforts of the men and women of the Royal Bahamas Police Force resulted in the removal of another illegal firearm from the Street of New Providence on Tuesday 7th July 2020.
According to reports, shortly after 5:00pm, officers from the Operations Unit while patrolling on Strachan’s Alley off Kemp Road, observed two males who aroused their suspicion. On seeing the police, they fled and were pursued by the officers. One of the men was observed throwing a black object from his waist before making good his escape. A thorough search was conducted of the area where the object was thrown, officers recovered a black tam containing a .22 pistol with (10) .45 unfired rounds of ammunition. No arrest was made in this matter.
Police are appealing to members of the public, who may have information that can assist with our investigation into incidents and other criminal matters, to contact the Criminal Investigation Department at 502-9991/2, Crime stoppers at 328-TIPS ( 8477) or the nearest police station
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