RBPF Nassau seek public help in shooting incident - Issue Whit Monday safety tips
- May 24, 2015 - 2:40:48 PM
Police seek public help in shooting incident
- Police are seeking the public assistance in solving a shooting incident that has left a man detained in
hospital on Saturday 23rd May 2015
Police issue Whit Monday holiday warning to motorists - Police are appealing to all road users to exercise extreme caution and extra care when driving during the
Whit Monday Holiday.
Police message to drivers and riders is very simple.
Nassau police search for suspects in 4 armed robberies - Seek suspect in shooting incident
- May 23, 2015 - 11:53:26 AM
Nassau, Bahamas - Police are searching for several suspects
responsible for four of armed that occurred during the past 24-hours and
are asking members of the public to come forth with any information
they may have to help solve these incidents.
In the first
incident, shortly after 12:00noon on Friday 22nd May 2015, a man armed
with a handgun robbed a convenience store located on East Street and
Victoria Boulevard of a small quantity of clothing before fleeing on
In the second incident, shortly after 3:00pm on Friday 22nd
May 2015, a woman was walking on Rosetta Street, when a man armed with a
handgun robbed her of her handbag containing cash and personal effects
before fleeing on foot...
2 stabbing incidents in Grand Bahama
- May 23, 2015 - 11:41:53 AM
Freeport, The Bahamas - Police in Grand
Bahama are investigating two stabbing incidents that has left a 23 year
old male and a 33 year old male in hospital.
first incident occurred shortly before 12:00pm on Friday 22nd May 2015,
two brothers while in the area of Frobisher Circle were involved in an
altercation when one was stabbed to the face. He was transported to the
Rand Memorial Hospital and was seen by doctor and later released. His 32
year old brother was arrested and taken into police custody.
second incident occurred shortly before 10:00pm on Friday 22nd May
2015, a 33 year old male was brought into the Rand Memorial Hospital
suffering from stab wounds...
Illegal immigrants arrested off Bimini
- May 23, 2015 - 7:44:53 AM
BIMINI, The Bahamas - On Friday 22nd May
2015 shortly after 3:00pm, Officers of the U.S Coast Guard handed over
to Law Enforcement Officers inclusive of Police and Immigration
Officials, (5) illegal Haitian Immigrants, (3) adult males and (2) adult
females and (4) Grand Bahamians. They reported that while on routine
patrol on Thursday 21st May 2015, they had intercepted a 17 ft. vessel
in the North West area of Bimini with the illegal immigrants on board.
They were all taken into custody.
Investigation is continuing.
Exuma police launch island-wide search for suspect
- May 23, 2015 - 6:57:31 AM
EXUMA, The Bahamas - Police in Exuma report
that shortly after 4:00am on Saturday 23rd May 2015, they received a
report of a disturbance at a nightclub located in Barratarre, Exuma.
When police arrived on the scene they saw a man walking with a handgun
in his hand.
The officers attempted to arrest the suspect who
resisted violently. A struggle ensued and the suspect dropped the
firearm, but was able to escape from the officers. Police retrieved a
.357 handgun the suspect threw to the ground.
Nassau man shot dead on Bias Street, police seek public's help
- May 22, 2015 - 10:12:11 AM
Nassau, Bahamas - Police are seeking the
public’s assistance in solving a shooting incident that ha left a man
dead on Thursday 21st May 2015.
to reports, shortly before 11:00pm, a man was walking on Bias Street
off Baillou Hill Road, when a man armed with a firearm approached him
and shot him multiple times about the body before fleeing on foot. The
victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
Investigations are continuing.
Nassau police seek public's help in identifying suspect
- May 19, 2015 - 12:47:47 AM
Nassau, Bahamas - POLICE are seeking the public’s assistance in
identifying a man captured in a surveillance photo, who is wanted in
connection with a number of serious offences in New Providence.
Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of this suspect is asked to contact the Police Immediately...
Man taken into custody at LPIA for trafficking in persons
- May 17, 2015 - 1:39:04 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - Police are reporting
that a 37 year old Bahamian man of Poets Drive, Sea Beach Estates is in
custody for questioning reference to Trafficking in Persons.
from the Missing and Exploited Persons Section of the Central Detective
Unit took the man into custody at LPIA on Saturday 16th May 2015.
The man is expected to appear in court early this week to be formally charged.
Nassau woman arrested for trafficking in persons - Man shot dead leaving a club at East St. and Gibbs Corner
- May 17, 2015 - 10:42:24 AM
Nassau, Bahamas - Police are reporting that a 36 – year old Bahamian
woman of Sunset Meadows off Cowpen Road is in custody for questioning
reference to Trafficking in Persons. Officers from the Flying Squad took
the woman into custody by on Friday 15th May 2015.The woman is expected
to appear in court early this week to be formally charged...
POLICE are requesting the public’s help in locating the suspect
responsible for a shooting incident that has left a man dead on Sunday
17th May 2015...
Nassau: Armed suspect dead after shooting at police, 2 other shooters in custody
- May 16, 2015 - 11:08:28 AM
Nassau, Bahamas -
Quick action by police has resulted in the arrest of two suspects who
opened fired at them and the fatal shooting of another suspect who also
opened fire on police; also in the recovery of an A-K 47 Assault Rifle
and a Glock Pistol on Saturday 16th May 2015.
to reports, around 3:30am, this morning, police received a report of
gunshots being heard in the Fort Fincastle and Mason’s Addition area. A
team of officers including officers from the police saturation patrols
responded. Upon arrival in the area, four male suspects armed with
firearms confronted the officers and opened fire on them.
Nassau man found dead at Faith Avenue South and St. Vincent Road
- May 14, 2015 - 11:40:25 PM
Nassau, Bahamas -
Police are asking members of the public’s to come forth with any
information they may have regarding a man found dead on Thursday 14th
to reports, shortly after 5:30am, police received a report of a man
found dead in the road located at Faith Avenue South and St. Vincent
Road. When police arrived on the scene they met the lifeless body of a
male lying in the road with injuries to the head. The male was
pronounced dead at the scene.Investigations are ongoing...
American visitor dies in Grand Bahama after diving trip
- May 13, 2015 - 2:57:25 PM
Police in Grand Bahama are investigating the death of a 49 year old American visitor.
are that on Saturday 9th May 2015, shortly before 5:00pm, police
received information that a group of visitors from Florida were diving
off Memory Rock, when one of the male reportedly began experiencing
difficulty breathing. He was reportedly pulled from the water on to the
vessel from which they were diving where CPR was administered. He was
transported to West End where he was rendered medical attention by
doctor from the West End Clinic. He was transported to the Rand Memorial
Hospital where he was later pronounced dead by doctor.
Grand Bahama man arraigned on abetment to commit murder
- May 13, 2015 - 12:32:20 PM
Freeport, Gand Bahama - 42 year old
Cogan Jason Newbold of #28 Gilford Crest was arraigned on Wednesday 13th
May 2015, before Magistrate Debbye Ferguson in Magistrate Court #1 on
the charge of Abetment to Commit Murder. He was not allowed to enter a
plea, a preliminary inquiry into the matter will be heard on Monday 27th
July 2015. He was remanded to Her Majesty’s Prison in New Providence
Nassau police seek 4 men wanted for murder, threats of death, & trafficking in persons
- May 13, 2015 - 12:55:11 AM
Nassau, Bahamas -
Police seek public's help in locating four (4) men wanted for murder,
threats of death, and trafficking in persons:
24 year old
Geovanny 'Stickman' Lafleur of Hope
Gardens and Alexander Boulevard who is wanted for questioning reference
to a murder; 36 year old
Tino Kevin Scott of Allen Drive who is
wanted for questioning reference to a Threats of Death; 48 year old
Edward Adderley Boatswain Hill who is
wanted for questioning reference to Trafficking in Persons; and
Carlos Wells of Columbus Cove, West Bay Street
who is wanted for questioning in reference to Trafficking in Persons...
American visitor to arrested at Bimini airport for possession of a pistol and ammunition
- May 12, 2015 - 9:41:08 AM
BIMINI, The Bahamas - A
34 year old male American visitor is in police custody after he was
found in possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition.
are that on Monday 11th May 2015 shortly after 9:00am, Officers of the
Bimini Division while at the South Bimini International Airport,
conducted a search of the American visitor and discovered in a
camouflage bag, a black and silver 9mm Beretta pistol with one clip
containing (17) live 9mm hallow tip ammunition. He was arrested and
taken into police custody...
Nassau police launch manhunt after 3 shootings, 1 dead
- May 9, 2015 - 5:01:40 PM
Bahamas - Police has launch an island-wide search for the suspects
responsible for three shooting incidents that has left a man dead and
three others detained in hospital on Friday 8th May 2015.
the first incident, shortly after 10:00pm, a man was sitting on a bench
playing a game of dominoes with a group of men on Matthew Street,
Nassau Village, when the occupants of a red Kia jeep drove pass and
fired several shots into the group hitting the man in the left chest.
The man was pronounced dead on scene....
Grand Bahama Police clarify tornado misinformation disseminated on social media
- May 8, 2015 - 11:45:14 AM
Freeport, Grand Bahama
- In reference to the WHATSAPP 'scripted radio report' being sent
around this morning stating "an estimated 7 Tornados" were expected in
Freeport, 'appearing' to be for the 'client' Royal Bahamas Police Force,
The Bahamas Weekly has reached out to the local police, and here is
be advised that the Royal Bahamas Police Force in Grand Bahama did not
issue any weather advisory. This information circulating on social media
is not from the police department...
Police Operation in Exuma nets two men for drug possession
- May 8, 2015 - 10:51:06 AM
Exuma, Bahamas - Consistent with the
Commissioner’s Policing Priorities for 2015, officers from the Exuma
District conducted a police operation on that island on Thursday 7th May
2015 that targeted persons suspected of being in possession of
The operation resulted in two persons being arrested for possession of dangerous drugs.
first arrest occurred shortly after 10:30am, when the operation team
acting on intelligence went to Moss Town, where they arrested a 25 -
year old man after they found him in possession of a plastic jar
containing 34 foils wraps of marijuana...
Grand Bahama traffic fatality victims identified
- May 7, 2015 - 10:04:12 PM
Freeport, Bahama - Police in Grand Bahama
have identified the victims that died in a Traffic Fatality on Tuesday
5th May 2015, as Glenn Carroll Laing age 31 years of #11Spinney Road and
Andrea Major age 22 years of #4 Spinney Road.
Investigations are continuing in this matter.
RBPF Wanted: Deangelo Dino Dean, Harryo Bevans and Lavon Lamont Laing
- May 7, 2015 - 4:13:29 PM
Freeport, Grand Bahama -
Police in Grand Bahama are searching for
three suspects, the first is 25 year old DEANGELO DINO DEAN of #9 MAN-O
WAR CIRCLE, Freeport, Grand Bahama and HARD BARGAIN, LONG ISLAND...
The second suspect is 39 year old HARRYO BEVANS of McCleans Town and Hunters and who is also known to frequent the ghetto.
The third suspect is 30 year old LAVON
LAMONT LAING of #153 Aberdeen Drive, South Bahamia. He stands at 5’7”
tall, weighs 160 lbs., dark brown complexion and thin built.