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RBPF Nassau: Police investigates traffic fatality - Illegal firearm and ammunition recovered - Illegal drugs seizure
By Supt. Shanta Knowles, RBPF
Jan 20, 2019 - 8:00:58 AM

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Nassau, Bahamas - Police in New Providence are investigating a traffic accident, Sunday, 20th January, 2018 which has left an adult male dead.

According to reports, shortly after 3:00am, a male was travelling in the southern lane, west on J.F. Kennedy Drive, in a 2009 Nissan Skyline, when he lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a utility pole. The lone occupant of the vehicle was ejected from the vehicle and became unresponsive. Paramedics were called to the scene and confirmed that the male had succumbed to his injuries.   

Traffic Department Officers are investigating this incident.


Police have recovered yet another illegal firearm from the streets of New Providence, Saturday, 19th January, 2019, and have taken an adult male into custody.

According to reports, shortly after 10:30pm Flying Squad Officers and Officers of the RBDF, acting on information conducted a search of a male who was on the outside of a local bar on East and Lewis Streets, and recovered a .38 revolver and 2 round of ammunition.

The male was taken into custody and is expected to be formally charged before a magistrate court this week.


According to reports, shortly after 9:00pm Saturday, 19th January, 2019, Southeastern Division Officers, responded to a disturbance call at a home on Sapodilla Boulevard, Pinewood Gardens and while there recovered six (6) suspected marijuana plants.

Two adult males were taken into custody and are expected to be formally charged before a Magistrate Court next week. 

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