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RBPF Nassau: Shooting death victim identified - Police to increase patrols during Halloween - Hand gun seized - Oct 31, 2014 - 12:35:34 PM

Nassau, Bahamas - Seize hand gun: According to reports, shortly after 7:30pm on Thursday 30th October 2014, officers from the Southern Division acting on intelligence went to Farrington Road, where they uncovered a handgun along with a quantity of ammunition. No one was arrested for this discovery...

Identify Shooting Death Victim: POLICE have identified the man shot and killed at Hospital Lane on Saturday 25th October 2014, as 35 – year old Kevin Pratt of Hospital Lane...

Police to increase patrols during Halloween:
POLICE wishes to reassure members of the public that police officers will be out in full force to create a safer environment for trick-or-treaters and residents throughout New Providence, on Halloween night. (Tonight)...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
Grand Bahama man in hospital after bee attack - Oct 28, 2014 - 11:22:03 PM

Freeport, Bahamas - Police are investigating an incident where a 31 year old male of South Bahamia was attacked by bees.

Reports are that on Tuesday 28th October 2014 around 9:00am, police in Grand Bahama were called to an area on West Sunrise Highway where they found a male laying on the ground covered with bees.

Assistance was rendered by personnel from other government agencies and from Budget Pest Control Company. The male was transported to ...

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Royal Bahamas Police (RBPF) REPORTS - Oct 28, 2014 - 10:20:07 PM

The Bahamas Weekly is pleased to bring you community bulletins from the Royal Bahamas Police Force
. Although crime is not pleasant, we feel this partnership allows YOU to know what's happening in your community, often just hours after it's occurred; and this initiative can have a huge community impact, and help collectively keep The Bahamas a safer place for all.


Check HERE for the latest REPORTS from the Royal Bahama Police Force ...
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U.S. Embassy Presents RBPF with State-of-the-Art Digital Fingerprint Technology - Oct 22, 2014 - 6:26:14 PM

Continuing cooperation under the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative (CBSI), the United States Government and twelve CARICOM nations, including The Bahamas, recently partnered to implement the CBSI Digital Fingerprint Program to assist in regional crime fighting initiatives. The state-of-the-art $1.8M regional project was designed to provide Caribbean countries with the capability to collect, store, and analyze fingerprint data in a digital format that meets international standards in order to facilitate regional and international data sharing.

One of the advantages of the digital fingerprint initiative is a “cross search” capability that allows law enforcement officials to work with their regional counterparts to determine if suspicious people or individuals with criminal records also have criminal histories in another country... 

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Nassau police report 2 shootings and 2 stabbings overnight - Oct 4, 2014 - 12:10:23 PM

Nassau, Bahamas - Police need the public’s help in solving two overnight shooting incidents.

In the first incident, a 51yr old male of Blue Hill Road reported that sometime around 12:55am while at Poincianna Drive, he was accosted by a lone male, who produced a firearm and demanded cash. A struggle ensued and the assailant shot him once to the knee before making good his escape.

In the second incident, a 28yr old male resident of Augusta Street reported that sometime around 1:00am, he was at a local night club on Poincianna...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
Grand Bahama stabbing Incident on Frobisher Drive - Oct 4, 2014 - 10:50:14 AM

Freeport, Grand Bahama - Police in Grand Bahama are investigating a stabbing incident that has left a 32 year old male resident of Frobisher Drive in police custody.

Reports are that on Friday 3rd October 2014, shortly after 2:00am, police received information that while at a residence on Frobisher Drive, two males were involved in an altercation which resulted in one of the males being stabbed about the body and the other receiving injuries to the face. Both males were taken to the Rand Memorial Hospital where they were seen by doctor...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF Abaco: Possession of unlicensed Firearm and Ammunition - Oct 4, 2014 - 10:45:32 AM

Abaco, Bahamas - A 43 year old male of Spring City, Abaco is in police custody after he was found in possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition.

Reports are that on Friday 3rd October 2014 shortly after 2:00pm, police received information that a male is being held by Defence Force Officers who was found in possession of an unlicensed 12 gauge shot gun with (25) live rounds of ammunition on board a vessel at the dock area in Marsh Harbour, Abaco. The suspect and illegal firearm was handed over to police who is investigating this matter.
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Data Protection Commissioner to Hold 2nd National Training Symposium - Oct 2, 2014 - 1:57:24 PM

Nassau, Bahamas - The Office of the Data Protection Commissioner, along with the Department of Information Technology and the Cyber Crime Unit of the Royal Bahamas Police Force, wishes to announce its second National Training Symposium, under the theme “Presenting the 7th Data Protection Principle - Personal Data Security Offline and Online.” The symposium will be held on the 9th October, 2014 at the Melia Nassau Beach Resort, from 9:00a.m. to 3:00pm.


The symposium is scheduled to be officially opened by the Rt. Honourable Perry G. Christie, Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and will close with a recognition luncheon for industry experts and participants. This year’s honorees are: Mr. Leon Williams, CEO, BTC; Mr. Felix Stubbs, General...
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RBPF Nassau: Investigate death of infant - Oct 2, 2014 - 10:09:25 AM

Nassau, Bahamas - Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the sudden death of a three weeks old female infant at South Beach around 4:00am this morning. The incident reportedly occurred during the power outage. EMS responded to the residence and rendered assistance before transporting the infant to PMH, where she was pronounced lifeless.

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 1-242-300-8476 (Family Islands)
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RBPF Nassau: Investigate murder and armed robbery - Arrest Male in stolen Honda Accord - Oct 2, 2014 - 9:45:20 AM

Nassau, Bahamas - Investigate Murder: Police are appealing to the public for help in solving an early morning shooting in the Yellow Elder area that has left a 42yr old man dead...

Armed Robbery:
Police are appealing to the public for help in solving an armed robbery that occurred in the Coral Harbour area...

Arrest male in stolen Honda Accord: According to reports, sometime around 2.15am on Thursday 2nd October 2014, while on Mobile Unit officers had occasion to stop a black Honda Accord on Marcus Bethel Way. After making a check of the vehicle, it was discovered that the vehicle was stolen...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : WANTED PERSONS
RBPF Wanted: Bernard 'Jerome' Ferguson of Grand Bahama - Sep 30, 2014 - 9:51:18 PM

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Freeport, Grand Bahama - Police in Grand Bahama are asking the public’s assistance in locating 24 year old Bernard Jerome Ferguson aka “Jerome”. He is wanted for (7) counts of Stealing from a Dwelling House, Major Damage and Trespassing. He stands at 5’9” in height, weights 193 lbs., off average built with medium brown complexion. His last known address is #200 Eleuthera Drive, Hawksbill, Grand Bahama.

The subject should be approached with caution, any information concerning this person you are asked to contact the Lucaya Police Station at telephone numbers 373-1112/374-3714 or the Central Detective Unit at telephone numbers 350-3108/7 or 911/919 or call your nearest police station...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : WANTED PERSONS
RBPF WANTED: Rashad Jason Davis of Freeport, Grand Bahama - Sep 29, 2014 - 8:55:22 PM

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Freeport, Grand Bahama - Police in Grand Bahama needs the public’s assistance in locating 23 year old Rashad Jason Davis aka Rashad Lockhart aka 'Shaddy.'

He is dark brown complexion, slim built, weighs between 120 – 140 lbs. and is 5’2 inches in height. His last known address is #24 Murchinson Drive, Freeport and #8 Pelican Lane off Swann Drive, Freeport, Grand Bahama...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : WANTED PERSONS
RBPF Wanted for Murder: Jamaal 'Eggie' Gibson of Nassau - Sep 29, 2014 - 1:05:16 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas - Police are requesting the public’s help in apprehending 25 – year old Jamaal Gibson AKA“Eggie” of Step Street, Fox Hill, who have been identified as a suspect in the murder that occurred at Grace Terrace off Bernard Road on Saturday 27th September 2014.

Gibson who is a dark brown male, slim build, 6’ in height, is considered to be armed and dangerous.

POLICE are appealing to anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Jamaal Gibson, no matter how small or insignificant...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Andros man drowns after attempting to rescue son - Sep 28, 2014 - 12:37:22 PM

ANDROS, Bahamas - Police in Andros are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 51 year old man of Grants, Mangrove Cay, Andros who apparently drowned while on a fishing trip on Saturday 27th September 2014.

Preliminary reports indicate that shortly before 4:00pm, the victim was on a fishing trip with his two sons in waters just east of Mangrove Cay, Andros, when one of his sons fell over board. The victim attempted to rescue his son and apparently drowned during the process. The victim was taken ashore and pronounced dead by the island’s local doctor.

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RBPF Nassau: 2 arrested for drug possession, 32 suspects arrested under Operation Lockdown’ - 8-year-old boy electrocuted - Sep 27, 2014 - 11:50:22 AM

Man and woman arrested by mobile division officers for drug possession

A 35 – year old man and a 31 – year old woman are in custody after police arrested...

Police arrest 32 suspects as ‘Operation Lockdown’ intensifies - Police on Friday arrested 32 more persons from various parts of the island as they intensified operation...

Police investigate 8-year-old boy electrocution - Police has launched an investigation after an 8-year-old boy died when he was electrocuted on Friday 26th...
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RBPF Nassau: Man wielding screwdriver robs man - 16 arrested in Operation Lockdown - Handgun seized - Sep 26, 2014 - 1:20:54 PM

Nassau, Bahamas -
Armed Robbery: POLICE are seeking the public’s help in solving an armed robbery that occurred on Thursday 25th September 2014.

According to reports, shortly after 2:00pm, a man was a his residence located at St. Vincent Road, when a man armed with a screw driver robbed him of a watch before fleeing on foot.


16 arrested during two of Operation Lockdown:
Sixteen persons were arrested and a handgun along with a number of stolen items seized, following day...

Seize Handgun:
According to reports, shortly after 2:00pm on Thursday 25th September 2014, Officers from the Flying Squad acting on intelligence went to a bushy area at Durham Street off Mt. Royal Avenue, where they uncovered a handgun along with a quantity of ammunition...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
Grand Bahama man stabbed in Gambier Drive area - Sep 26, 2014 - 11:38:31 AM

Freeport, Bahamas - Police are investigating a stabbing incident that has left a 48 year old male in hospital.


Reports are that on Friday 26th September 2014 around 4:00am, Police received information that a male while in the area of Gambier Drive was accosted by a male who he described as wearing all black with black cloth tied around his face who demanded the keys to his vehicle which he refused. A scuffle reportedly ensued between both the assailant and the victim which resulted in the victim receiving multiple stab wounds about the body.
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DEU makes $570,000 drug bust in Coral Harbour, 3 arrested - Sep 25, 2014 - 10:56:23 AM

THE BAHAMAS - Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) officers dealt a heavy blow to the drug trade with a huge drug bust in the Coral Harbour area that resulted in the seizure of a large amount of marijuana and the arrest of three Bahamian males ages 34, 33 and 31 on Tuesday 23rd September 2014.

According to reports, around 3:30pm Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) Officers acting on intelligence led a team of officers in the area Coral Harbour, east of the round about. While conducting surveillance in the area officers stopped a black 2005 Cadillac vehicle occupied by the three suspects...

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RBPF Wanted: Jamal Gibson of Nassau - Sep 24, 2014 - 8:59:37 AM

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Nassau, Bahamas - Police are seeking the public’s help in locating 25 – year old Jamal Gibson of Step Street, Fox Hill.

Gibson who is of a brown complexion, is wanted by officers from the Eastern Division for Possession of a Firearm, Housebreaking and Threats of Harm.

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 1-242-300-8476 (Family Islands)

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Armed robbery in Treasure Cay, Abaco - Police search for 2 men - Oct 31, 2014 - 1:47:29 PM

Police in Abaco are searching for two men who robbed a residence in Treasure Cay, Abaco.

Reports are that on Thursday 30th October 2014 shortly after 10:00pm, police received information that two men who were both described as wearing mask, dark clothing and were both armed with weapons, entered a home in the Treasure Cay, Abaco area, held the owners at bay and robbed them of cash and a truck.Officers quickly responded and later recovered the truck at the Treasure Cay Ferry Dock a short time later.

Police are investigating and are appealing to the general public for anyone with information that can assist the police in their investigations to call...

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