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RBPF Nassau: Police continues investigations into country’s latest homicides - 115 ticketed
By Supt. Shanta Knowles, RBPF
Apr 10, 2018 - 5:24:45 PM

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POLICE CONTINUES INVESTIGATIONS INTO COUNTRY’S LATEST HOMICIDES

Nassau, Bahamas - Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying and locating the persons responsible for two shooting incidents, which has left two adult male dead.

In the first incident, according to reports, shortly after 8:00pm, Monday, 9thApril, 20108 a man was standing in front of his residence at Homestead Avenue off Homestead Street, when a black Nissan March pulled up. Two men armed with firearms got out of the vehicle and open fire in the direction of the male, shooting him before speeding off. The victim was transported to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

The victim has been officially identified as Kenneth Kemp age 21 years of Homestead Street.

In a second incident, shortly before 5:00am, Tuesday, 10th April, 2018 police responded to a report of guns shots being heard on Moore Avenue off Palm Beach Street.  Upon arrival, officers discovered a male lying in building with apparent gunshot injuries. Paramedics were called to the scene and attempted to revive the male but were unsuccessful. He was pronounced dead at the scene.  
The deceased has been officially identified as George Mortimer age 29 years of Moore Avenue.

Investigations into both matters are ongoing.

115 TICKETED BY TRAFFIC DEPARTMENT OFFICERS DURING 2 HOUR PERIOD  

On Monday, 9th April, 2018, Traffic Department Officers held operation “No Mercy” on Baillou Hill Road south. The operation which intended to reduce crime, minimize the ability for criminals to commit criminal activity and to educate members of the public on road safety, resulted in one hundred and fifteen (115) drivers being ticketed for various traffic violations, including failing to keep left and driving without seatbelts,

POLICE ARE APPEALING TO ANYONE WITH INFORMATION REGARDING ANY CRIME, NO MATTER HOW SMALL OR INSIGNIFICANT (THE TIP) MAY SEEM, TO ANONYMOUSLY CALL POLICE AT 919 OR CRIME STOPPERS AT 328-TIPS (8477) (NEW PROVIDENCE) OR 1-242-300-8477
(FAMILY ISLANDS)

HOLIDAY SAFETY DRIVING TIPS –Obey all traffic laws

  • Don’t drink, text or utilize anything that will distract you while driving.
  • Obey the speed limits and traffic signal lights
  • Be alert and ready to stop. Look out for people walking on the street, especially where there are no sidewalks.
  • Be extra cautious around pedestrian crossing, slow down and watch out for children on the streets.
  • Do not overtake, stay in your lane.
  • Remember to slow down and drive for both you and others.


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