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Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
Execution of Crime Fighting Initiatives - Minister of National Security - Aug 20, 2017 - 10:12:17 PM


After getting the news of another murder this morning, I decided to convene a meeting with Commissioner of Police Ellison Greenslade, along with his executive team and divisional commanders to review their current strategy. After hearing from them and knowing what we are up against, I requested of them to redouble their efforts.

As a result of our meeting, they have decided to execute a number of initiatives.

While efforts in tackling crime are static in many ways they are also fluid as our approach is based on what is occurring. Towards this end, they are further enhancing senior command at a divisional level on a 24-hour basis.

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
High-powered weapon and drugs seized - 3 arrested for drug possession - several drivers ticked - Aug 20, 2017 - 1:31:40 PM

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High-powered weapon and drugs seized in home raid, two males in custody
- Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Priorities for 2017, Drug Enforcement..

Three males arrested for drug possession - Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Priorities for 2017, Selective Enforcement Team officers...

4 Arrested, 27 drivers ticketed by Mobile Division Officers during 24 hours period - Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Priorities for 2017, Mobile...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
Armed robbery at Grand Bahama business establishment - Aug 20, 2017 - 11:45:03 AM

Police in Grand Bahama are investigating an armed robbery that occurred on Saturday 19th August 2017.

Reports are that shortly after 3:00am, a male reported that while at a business establishment on East Sunrise Highway, he was accosted by three males one of whom was brandishing a firearm and robbed him of a black Chevy Impala vehicle and
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF Nassau: Police search for suspects in 3 separate shooting death continues - Aug 19, 2017 - 9:50:09 AM

Police have launched an island-wide manhunt for the suspects responsible for three separate shootings that have left three men dead on Friday 18th August 2017.

In the first incident, around 8:00am, Police received a report of a man found dead on Hospital Lane. Responding officers arrived in the scene where they met the lifeless body of a male in the passenger seat of a truck who had been shot. The man was pronounced dead on the scene.

Then shortly after 8:00am, Police received a report of a man found dead in bushes off Step Street, Fox Hill. Responding officers arrived in the scene where they met the lifeless body of a male who had been shot. The man was pronounced dead on the scene...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF Nassau: Man arrested for drug possession - 22 arrested, 41 drivers ticketed by mobile division officers - Aug 18, 2017 - 9:32:27 AM

Man arrested for drug possession:
Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Priorities for 2017, Police took a man into custody after he was found in possession of a quantity of dangerous drugs on Friday 18th August 2017.

According to reports, around 7:00pm, Southwestern Division officers were on routine patrol on Carmichael Road, when they saw a man standing outside a restaurant who aroused their suspicion...

22 arrested, 41 drivers ticketed by mobile division officers: Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Priorities for 2017, Mobile Division targeted patrols intended to reduce crime, and to minimize the ability for criminals to commit criminal activities, has resulted in the arrest of twenty-two (24) persons during the past 48 hours for, stealing, house breaking threats of death...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF Nassau: Police searching for suspects in two separate armed robberies - Aug 17, 2017 - 9:40:10 AM

Nassau,Bahamas - Police are seeking the public’s help in solving two separate armed robberies that occurred on Wednesday 16th August 2017.

In the first incident, shortly after 1:30pm, two men armed with handguns robbed a business establishment located on West Bay Street of cash before fleeing on foot.

Then shortly after 3:30pm, a lone gunman robbed a business establishment located on Deans Lane of cash before fleeing on foot...

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF Nassau : 12 arrested, 283 drivers ticketed- 24 arrested, 64 drivers ticketed by mobile division officers during 24 hours period - Aug 17, 2017 - 9:17:30 AM

12 arrested, 283 drivers ticketed during police island-wide operation :
Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Priorities for 2017, an island-wide operation the conducted by several policing divisions in New Providence on Wednesday 16th August 2017 has led to the arrest of a number of persons and several drivers being ticketed for various traffic violations...

24 arrested, 64 drivers ticketed by mobile division officers during 24 hours period : Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Priorities for 2017, Mobile Division targeted patrols intended to reduce crime, and to minimize the ability for criminals to commit criminal activities...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Missing Persons
RBPF: Police seek public help in locating several missing persons - Aug 16, 2017 - 11:14:20 AM

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Police are seeking the public’s help in locating several persons reported missing by family members. The first person is 13 – year old Dominique Carol Johnson of Farrington Road...; The second person is 15 – year old Charome Green of Jones Drive, Joan’s Heights...

The third person is 33 – year old Nathaniel Higgs of Upper Bogue, Eleuthera; The fourth person is 41 – year old Brian Burrows of little Hog Cay, Abaco...

Police are appealing to the public to share information on any illegal/suspicious activities in their communities, no matter how small or insignificant (the tip) may seem, members of the public are urged to anonymously contact the police at 919...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF Nassau: Two woman arrested by DEU for Drug Possession - Aug 16, 2017 - 9:10:55 AM

Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Priorities for 2017, Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) officers took two women into custody following the seizure of a quantity of cocaine in separate incidents on Tuesday 15th August 2017.

In the first incident, shortly after 2:00pm, Drug Enforcement Unit officers on duty at the Lynden Pindling International Airport, conducted a search of a suitcase owned by a woman from Suriname, who had just arrived on a Caribbean airline. During the search the officers uncovered just over nine (9) pounds of cocaine. The woman was subsequently taken into custody...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
GB Traffic fatality victims Identified - Dangerous drug arrest – Grand Bahama - Aug 14, 2017 - 5:50:57 PM

Grand Bahama traffic fatality victims Identified
  - Police in Grand Bahama have identified the victims of the traffic fatality that occurred on Monday 7th August 2017...

Dangerous drug arrest – Police in Grand Bahama arrest an 18 year old male of Gold Rock Creek, after he was found with a quantity of Dangerous Drugs on Monday 14th August 2017.
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF Nassau: Police searching for suspects in two separate armed robberies - Stabbing victim dies in hospital, male suspect in custody - Aug 14, 2017 - 3:12:00 PM


Police searching for suspects in two separate armed robberies:Police are seeking the public’s help in locating several male suspects responsible for two separate armed robberies that occurred on Sunday 13th August 2017.

In the first incident, shortly after 12:00noon, a man was about make a deposit at a local bank in Western New Providence, when three males in a stolen gold Honda CRV car license plate number AK6511 armed with handguns pulled up and robbed him..

Stabbing victim dies in hospital, male suspect in custody: An adult male is in custody assisting police with their investigations into a stabbing incident that has left a man dead on Sunday 13th August 2017.
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF Nassau: Ammunition seized, 2 males in custody - 3 in custody for drug possession, 5 others arrested for various offenses - Sawed off shotgun seized - Aug 14, 2017 - 2:37:48 PM

Ammunition seized, 2 males in custody:Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Priorities for 2017, Police took two males into custody following the seizure of a quantity of ammunition on Sunday 13th August 2017...

3 in custody for drug possession, 5 others arrested for various offenses: Consistent with the Commissioner’s Police Priorities for 2017, Police took three males into custody, following the seizure of a quantity of dangerous drugs on Monday 14th August 2017...

Sawed off shotgun seized: Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Priorities for 2017, Police took a sawed off shotgun off the streets of New Providence on Sunday 13th August 2017...


Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
Handgun seized, 3 males in custody, 2 murder suspects among 5 suspects to appear in court - Aug 14, 2017 - 12:15:44 AM

Handgun seized, 3 males in custody
- Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Priorities for 2017, police took three adult males into custody following the seizure of...

2 murder suspects among five suspects to appear in court on serious charges
- Police are pleased to report that two...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
Haitian migrants apprehended in Ragged Island Aug 17 - Aug 13, 2017 - 11:40:09 PM

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Coral Harbour Base, 13 AUG. ‘17 (RBDF): 151 Haitian migrants were apprehended in Bahamian waters in two separate incidents between August 9th and 11th in waters of the Southern Bahamas.

On August 9th, the US Coast Guard vessel with a Defence Force shiprider on board apprehended 73 Haitian migrants aboard a freighter.

Under the Comprehensive Maritime Agreement between the US and The Bahamas, Defence Force personnel are permitted to conduct tours of duty aboard US Coast...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF Nassau: 2 illegal weapons seized - 13 arrested by mobile division officers during 48 hours period - Aug 13, 2017 - 11:19:02 AM

Two illegal weapons seized:Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Priorities for 2017, police took two more illegal guns of the streets of New Providence in separate incidents on Saturday 12th August 2017...

13 arrested by mobile division officers during 48 hours period:Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Priorities for 2017, Mobile Division targeted patrols intended to reduce crime, and to minimize the ability for criminals to commit criminal activities...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF Nassau: Pedestrian hit and killed by a rolling Truck - Aug 13, 2017 - 10:31:24 AM

Officers from the Police Traffic Division are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man who died following an accident that occurred on Saturday 12th August 2017.

According to reports, shortly after 3:00pm, a man was walking on Cowpen Road near Summerset Estates, when a rolling propane gas truck that was delivering gas to a home struck him. The man was pronounced dead on the scene...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Abaco Police investigating death of 41 year old male resident of Hope Town - Aug 12, 2017 - 4:05:26 PM

Reports are that shortly before 10:00am, police were called to the Hope Town Light House, where the lifeless body of a male was found unresponsive on the premises. The body was transported to the Marsh Harbor Clinic and pronounced dead by doctor. Foul play is not suspected at this time. An autopsy will be performed to determine the exact cause of death.
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF Nassau: Searching for armed robbery robbery suspects - Man in custody for firearm possession - Aug 12, 2017 - 8:21:07 AM

Searching for armed robbery robbery suspects:Police are searching for several males responsible for an armed robbery that occurred on Friday 11th August 2017.

According to reports, shortly after 8:30pm, a man was on Miami Street in his 2000 champagne coloured Honda Accord car license plate AJ5381, when a group of males attack and stabbed him, and robbed him of his vehicle before speeding off...

Man in custody for firearm possession: Consistent with the Commissioner’s Police Priorities for 2017, Police took a man into custody, following the seizure of a handgun on Friday 11th August 2017...
 


Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : WANTED PERSONS
RBPF Nassau : Police searching for two armed robbery suspects - Aug 11, 2017 - 9:41:38 AM
Police are searching for two males responsible for an armed robbery that occurred on Thursday 10th August 2017.

According to reports, shortly before 9:00pm, a man had just pulled up in his white Honda Accord car at his home located on Bernard Road , when two males armed with handguns approached and robbed him of his vehicle before speeding off....

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force
RBPF Nassau : Man in custody for drug possession, 16 others arrested for various offenses - Aug 11, 2017 - 9:22:49 AM

Consistent with the commissioner’s police priorities for 2017, police took four males into custody, following the seizure of a quantity of dangerous drugs on Thursday 11th August 2017.

According to reports, shortly after 9:30am, mobile division officers acting on information conducted a search of a home located on Blue Hill Road, where they uncovered a quantity of marijuana...
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