1 dead, 4 in hospital after late night shooting in Nassau
- Sep 30, 2016 - 2:12:07 AM
Police are seeking the public’s help in solving a shooting incident that has left a male dead and four other
males detained in hospital on Thursday 29th September 2016.
According to reports, shortly before 11:00pm, a group of males were playing a game of dominoes in the
driveway of a home located at Sunset Way, Sunset Park, when the occupants of a champagne coloured
Honda Accord car armed with firearms pulled up and fired several shots at them before speeding off. One of
the males was pronounced dead on the scene and four others were transported to hospital where they are
being treated for injuries sustained...
Grand Bahama suspects arraigned on possession of unlicensed Firearm and Ammunition charges
- Sep 27, 2016 - 5:10:18 PM
Freeport, Grand Bahama - Francis Peter Benoit age 65 years and Sharon
Turner Benoit age 62 years both of #80 Hangman Close, Fortune Bay, Grand
Bahama and both American citizens, were formally arraigned on Tuesday
27th September 2016, before Deputy Chief Magistrate Debbye Ferguson in
Magistrate Court #1 on Possession of an Unlicensed Firearm and
Possession of Ammunition with the intent to supply charges. Francis
Benoit pleaded guilty to both charges and was convicted and fine $10,000
dollars or two years at the Bahamas Department of Correctional
Stabbing incident in Bootle Bay has left a man hospitalized
- Sep 27, 2016 - 9:17:19 AM
Freeport, Grand Bahama- Police in Grand Bahama are investigating a stabbing incident that has left a man hospitalized.
are that on Monday 26th September 2016 shortly after 7:00pm, a male
while at a business establishment in Bootle Bay, was stabbed to the
upper body with a knife by a co-worker. He was transported to the Rand
Memorial Hospital where he is listed in serious condition.
2 Colombians in custody after drugs found on fuel tanker off Grand Bahama
- Sep 26, 2016 - 11:58:44 PM
Reports are that on Sunday 25th September 2016, shortly after 4:00pm, Law Enforcement Officials inclusive
off; Officers of the Royal Bahamas Police Force, Defense Force, Bahamas Customs Department and U.S
counterparts, acting on information, conducted a search of a fuel tanker that was anchored off the coast of
Pinder’s Point, where they discovered a large quantity of suspected cocaine that has a street value of over
Two male Colombian nationals are in police custody and are expected to be formally charged in connection
with this matter. Investigation is continuing...
Man found hanging from a tree on Canaan Lane
- Sep 26, 2016 - 12:00:39 AM
Police are investigating the circumstance surrounding the death of a man who allegedly committed suicide
on Sunday 25th September 2016.
According to reports, shortly after 8:00am, police received a report of a man found dead at a residence
located at Canaan Lane off Shirley Street. When police arrived at the scene police they met the lifeless body
of a man hanging from a rope attached to tree near his home. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.
An autopsy will be performed to determine the exact cause of death...
2 pounds of cocaine seized in Cat Island
- Sep 25, 2016 - 1:50:21 PM
Cat Island, Bahamas - According to reports, around 1:00pm on Thursday
22nd September 2016, Police Officers in Cat Island acting on information
went to a beach on that island, where they uncovered just over 2 pounds
The drugs was later handed over to Drug Enforcement Unit
Officers in New Providence for further investigations...
American Man arrested for Drug Possession in Spanish Wells
- Sep 24, 2016 - 6:38:23 PM
Eleuthera , Bahamas - Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing
Priorities for 2016, officers from Eleuthera District took an American
man into custody after they found a quantity of dangerous drugs in his
possession on Friday 23rd September 2016.
Reports are that shortly before 2:00pm, Police Officers stationed in
Spanish Wells, acting on information conducted a search of a home at
Russell Island, Spanish Wells...
RBPF Missing: 38-yr-old Vera Albury of Nassau
- Sep 24, 2016 - 2:34:56 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - Police are seeking the public’s help in locating
38 – year old Vera Albury of Penny Saving Bank Lane, New Providence, who
was reported missing by family members.
Albury who last seen three days ago, is a dark brown female, medium build, about 5’ 6” to 5’ 8” tall.
Anyone knowing the whereabouts of Very Albury, no matter how small or insignificant...
RBPF Nassau: 4 arrested & 76 Drivers cited during Central Division Operation
- Sep 24, 2016 - 1:34:23 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Plan for
2016, officers from the Central Division conducted an operation in the
division on Friday 23rd September 2016 to send a clear message to those
responsible for committing criminal acts on members of our communities,
that the police will proactively identify them, thoroughly investigate
the offences they commit, and ensure that they are prosecuted and
brought to justice.
The operation resulted in one person being arrested for Possession of a
Stolen Vehicle and 3 persons for Outstanding Court Warrants...
Bahamas Department of Corrections Officer Arrested for Drug Possession
- Sep 24, 2016 - 9:33:44 AM
Nassau, Bahamas - An officer from the Bahamas Department of Corrections
is in custody after being arrested for possession of dangerous drugs on
Friday 23rd September 2016 at the prison.
According to police reports,
shortly after 10:00pm, officers from the Bahamas Department of
Corrections conducted a routine search of a male Corrections Officer at
the Bahamas Department of Corrections and found a quantity of marijuana
in his possession. The police was notified and the officer was handed
over to officers from the Drug Enforcement Unit, who took him into
RBPF Wanted: Ronel Augustine, Mario Elliott, Enoch Eulin
- Sep 22, 2016 - 11:06:45 PM
assau police launch manhunt for 3 murder suspects
Police have launched a manhunt and public appeal for
three suspects who are believed to be responsible for a number of recent
The first suspect is 31 – year old
, otherwise called “Lurch” of Ida Street. He is wanted for questioning reference to murder.
Also wanted is
Man caught stripping stolen vehicle on Lazaretto Road, Nassau
- Sep 22, 2016 - 10:13:54 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Priorities for 2016, Southwestern Division officers took an
adult male into custody after he was arrested for possession of a stolen vehicle on Thursday 21st September
Reports are that shortly before 7:00am Southwestern Division officers were on routine patrol on Lazaretto
Road, when they spotted a male stripping a Bluebird Nissan vehicle. The police on checking the vehicle
discovered that it was recently stolen. The adult male was taken into custody for questioning...
Alleged drowning in Bimini being investigated
- Sep 21, 2016 - 7:04:41 PM
Police in Bimini are investigating the circumstances surrounding the alleged drowning of an American adult
Reports are that on Wednesday 21st September 2016 shortly after 10:00am, a 60 year old American female
of New York was brought into Bimini on a vessel where it is reported that while diving some three miles off
North Rock, she began experiencing difficulties. The victim was attended to by medical personnel of the
Bimini Clinic where she was pronounced dead. An autopsy will be performed to determine the exact cause
Hunt for Nassau murder and attempted murder suspects stepped up by police
- Sep 21, 2016 - 12:16:16 AM
Nassau, Bahamas - Police are launching a fresh appeal for information leading to the arrest of two suspects wanted for Murder
and attempted murder.
The first suspect is 22 year old Tahnarze Ferguson (seen left), otherwise called “Dirty” or “Nas”, of Ross Corner off East Street. He is wanted in connection with the attempted murder of a Police
Officer that occurred at Odle Corner on Monday 5th September 2016.
Ferguson is of a light brown complexion, medium build and about 5’ 8” to 5’ 10” ...
Police probe alleged drowing of American visitor in Exuma
- Sep 21, 2016 - 12:11:01 AM
Preliminary reports are that, shortly after 5:00pm on Tuesday 20th September 2016, a 41 – year old female
visitor from Minnesota, is alleged to have drowned while swimming in waters off Forbes Hill, Exuma.
Despite extensive CPR efforts the woman was pronounced dead by the island’s doctor.
An autopsy will be
performed to determine the exact cause of death.
RBPF Wanted: Jameko Adderley of Cowpen Rd. Nassau
- Sep 20, 2016 - 1:18:17 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - Police are seeking the public’s help in locating
25 – year old Jameko Adderley
, who is wanted for
possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition
is described as a dark brown male of a slim build.
suspect Adderley to be one of the men who fired at police during an
exchange of gunfire shortly after 5:00pm on Monday 19th September 2016...
Armed suspect who shot at Nassau police, shot dead
- Sep 19, 2016 - 10:52:15 PM
Nassau, Bahamas - Her Majesty’s coroner is investigating the
circumstances surrounding the death of a man who was shot dead during an
exchange of gunfire with police on Monday 19th September 2016
reports are that shortly after 5:00pm, police were on routine patrol
when they received information of a group of men gathered on Majors
Road, Yellow Elder Gardens armed with firearms. When police arrived in
the area they met the group of men, standing near some bushes. The men
on seeing the officers immediately opened fire on them...
Harbour Island police investigate apparent drowning
- Sep 18, 2016 - 10:48:48 PM
Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man who was found dead in waters off
Harbour Island on Saturday 17th September 2016.
Reports are that shortly after 2:00pm, police received a report of a body of man found in waters off Harbour
Island. When Police and Emergency Medical Services personnel arrived on the scene they met the body of
an adult male submerged in the water. The body of the man was removed from the water and taken to shore
where he was pronounced dead by the island’s doctor...
Drugs seized in South Abaco, 1 man in custody
- Sep 16, 2016 - 9:27:46 AM
Abaco Bahamas - Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Priorities
for 2016, officers from the Abaco Division arrested an adult male
following the seizure of a quantity of dangerous drugs on Wednesday 14th
Reports are that shortly before 1:00pm, Abaco
Division officers executed search warrant on a home located at Crossing
Rock, South Abaco, where they uncovered a quantity of marijuana...
Nassau police make major break in teacher's murder investigation - Firearm seized
- Sep 16, 2016 - 9:15:53 AM
Nassau, Bahamas - Make major break in Teacher's murder investigation:Police have made a major break in the murder investigation of the female
teacher found dead in her apartment on Friday 9th September 2016, with
the arrest of an adult male earlier tonight (Thursday 15th September
Firearm seized: Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Priorities for 2016, around
9:00pm on Wednesday 14th September 2016, officers from the Selective
Enforcement Team acting on information went to a bushy area off Market
Street North, where they uncovered an AR 15 Assault Rifle....