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Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
Grand Bahama Traffic Fatality Suspect Convicted - Aug 28, 2014 - 7:43:06 PM

Freeport, Bahamas - A 20 year old male is sentenced to (3) three years for killing in the course of dangerous driving.

Reports are that on Thursday 28th August 2014, Tyral Hepburn age 20 years of #100 Mallory Lane, Grand Bahama was arraigned before Magistrate Debbye Ferguson in Magistrate Court #1 for killing in the course of dangerous driving. He pleaded guilty to the charge and was sentenced to (3) three years at Her Majesty’s Prison in New Providence...

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Royal Bahamas Police (RBPF) REPORTS - Aug 26, 2014 - 10:20:07 PM

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Nassau police arrest 4 suspects related to Mackey murder - Suspects arrested for 2 other murders - Aug 26, 2014 - 6:58:43 PM


Nassau, Bahamas -  Police have made four arrests in the ongoing investigation in to the murder of Latore Mackey that occurred on Monday 25th August 2014.

According to reports, between 1:30pm and 3:20pm on Tuesday 26th August 2014, a team of officers from the Drug Enforcement Unit acting on intelligence arrested a 24 year old man of Palmeto Avenue, a 22 year old man of Young Close, a 20 year old man Bimini Avenue and an 18  year old male of Young Close in connection with Mackey’s murder...

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
DEU and Exuma police arrest 3 for $511,000.00 worth of marijuana - Aug 26, 2014 - 1:37:32 AM

EXUMA, Bahamas - A joint police operation in Exuma has dealt a major blow to drug traffickers in the country, after Drug Enforcement Unit officers along with Police in Exuma arrested three men ages 37, 34 and 27 for possession of a large quantity of marijuana on Monday 25th August 2014.


According to reports, around 2:15am, Drug Enforcement Unit Officers along with Police in Exuma acting intelligence mounted a joint drug interdiction in Williams Town Exuma, where they conducted a search of an unoccupied house located along the shoreline and uncovered a number of crocus bags each containing large amounts of marijuana...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
Grand Bahama's Monday traffic fatality victim identified - Aug 28, 2014 - 1:36:41 PM

Freeport, Bahamas - Police have identified the victim that died on Monday 25th August 2014 as Jason Simmons age 36 years of Garden Villas, Grand Bahama.


An August 26th report said that on Monday 25th August 2014 shortly before 8:00pm, a traffic accident occurred involving a black Yamaha motorbike that was driven south along East Atlantic Drive by a male driver and a 1991 black Lexus that was driven by a female driver. The driver of the motorbike was reportedly driving south on East Atlantic Drive when he reportedly collided with the driver of the Lexus near the junction of Tamarind Street.
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RBPF Nassau: Pinewood Gardens convenience store robbed - Man robbed of black 2000 Yamaha motorcycle - Shooting in Pinewood Gardens - Overnight arrests - Aug 28, 2014 - 11:29:31 AM

Nassau, Bahamas - Police are seeking the public’s assistance in solving two armed robberies that occurred on Wednesday 27th August 2014.

In the first incident, shortly after 12:00noon, a man armed with a handgun robbed a convenience store located at Cottonwood Street, Pinewood Gardens of a small amount of cash before fleeing on foot.

In the second incident, shortly before 10:00pm, a man was at Mount Tabor Estates, when a man armed with a handgun robbed him of his black 2000 Yamaha motorcycle and sped off. Investigations are ongoing in both incidents.

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
RBPF Abaco: Fraud by false pretences, possession of fraud documents and uttering fraud documents - Aug 27, 2014 - 10:12:50 PM

Abaco, Bahamas - On Tuesday 26th August 2014, Solomon Young age 41 years of New Providence, Keith Coakley age 42 years of Freeport, Grand Bahama and Waldez Russell age 23 years of Cedar Harbour, Abaco, were all arraigned before Magistrate A. Evans at the Marsh Harbour Magistrate Court. The three defendants elected summary trial and pleaded not guilty to all charges. The matter was adjourned to the 23rd October 2014 for trial.

Bail was denied for Solomon Young and Keith Coakley who were on bail for similar offences, both were remanded to Her Majesty’s Prison. Waldez Russell was granted bail in the sum of $3,000.00 with (1) surety on condition that he surrenders his passport to the court and sign in at the Marsh Harbour Police Station every Monday before 6:00pm...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
RBPF Grand Baham conducts community walkabout and traffic road check - Aug 27, 2014 - 10:01:07 PM

Freeport, Grand Bahama -  Community Walkabout:
In keeping with the Commissioners Policing Plan for 2014, Officers of the Lucaya Division, Grand Bahama conducted a community walkabout in the Seahorse Village community on Tuesday 26th August 2014, between the hours of 10:00am to 11:30am. The officers spoke with residents, pedestrians and motorists about any concerns in the area while distributing “safety tips” flyers.

Traffic road check:
In keeping with the Commissioners Policing Plan for 2014, Officers of the Traffic Division along with Officers of the Lucaya Division, in a combined effort on Wednesday 27th August 2014, between the hours of 7:30am and 9:30am, in the area of Midshipman and Seahorse Road issued a total of (42) citation to motorist for various traffic infractions...
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RBPF Nassau: Shooting victim dies in hospital - 2 shooting death victims identified - Murder & armed robbery arraignments - Aug 27, 2014 - 7:06:00 PM

Nassau, Bahamas - A 29  year old man who was shot at Quakoo Street on Saturday 23rd August 2014 died in hospital shortly before 8:00am this morning.

This victim has been identified as Delano Brice of Peter Street.Investigations into this incident are ongoing.

Police identify shooting death victims:  The first victim identified is 37 year old Latore' Vann Mackey of Yamacraw Beach Estates. Mackey was shot to death on Monday 25th August 2014.

The second victim identified is 22  year old Nathaniel Moss of Nassau Village. Mosswas shot and killed at Nassau Village on Sunday 24th August 2014.

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Infant perishes in house fire in Elizabeth Estates, Nassau - Aug 27, 2014 - 10:36:53 AM

Nassau, Bahamas - Police are investigating a fatal house fire that left an infant child dead Tuesday 26th August 2014. According to reports, shortly after 10:00pm, Police received a report of a house fire at St. Vincent Avenue, Elizabeth Estates.

On arrival at the scene firefighters found the house fully engulfed in flames. After the fire was extinguished, firefighters discovered the remains of an infant child burned beyond recognition.
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RBPF Nassau: 2-Day Islandwide anti-crime operation nets 43 arrests and 325 citations - Aug 27, 2014 - 9:34:42 AM

Nassau, Bahamas - Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Priorities for 2014, police conducted an island wide anti -crime operation that saw large contingents of police officers from the Uniform Divisions under the command of Assistant Commissioners Leon Bethel fan out across New Providence between Monday and Tuesday of this week.

During the operation police targeted, Persons involved in criminal activities, such and Drugs and Firearms, Persons wanted for various criminal offences, Prolific Offenders, Persons wanted for Outstanding Court Warrants and Persons in Breach of the Traffic Laws...

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
36 yr old Grand Bahama male dead after motorbike and car collide - Aug 26, 2014 - 7:24:38 PM

Freeport, Grand Bahama - A thirty six year old male is dead after he was involved in a traffic accident on East Atlantic Drive in Freeport.

Reports are that on Monday 25th August 2014 shortly before 8:00pm, a traffic accident occurred involving a black Yamaha motorbike that was driven south along East Atlantic Drive by a male driver and a 1991 black Lexus that was driven by a female driver. The driver of the motorbike was reportedly driving south on East Atlantic Drive when he reportedly collided with the driver of the Lexus near the junction of Tamarind Street. The driver of the motorbike received injuries about the body and was taken to the Rand Memorial Hospital via EMS personnel. Both vehicles received damages.

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RBPF Nassau: 12 arrested during police operation - 13 various arrests overnight - Aug 26, 2014 - 10:27:28 AM

Nassau, Bahamas - Consistent with the Commissioner’s 2014 Policing Priorities, a team of officers from the Northeastern Division assisted by officers from the Eastern Division conducted a major police operation in Eastern New Providence on Monday 25th August 2014. The operation targeted prolific offenders and persons wanted for a number of major and minor offences. Results were 12 arrests...

Consistent with the Commissioner’s Policing Priorities for 2014, Mobile Division saturation patrols intended to reduce crime and to minimize the ability for criminals to commit criminal activities resulted in the following arrests overnight: Results were 13 arrests...
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Nassau police nab 3 murder suspects - U.S. citizen arrested at LPIA - Aug 26, 2014 - 12:40:38 AM

Nassau, Bahamas - Police took into custody on Monday 25th August 2014, three men for questioning reference to the recent weekend murders. A 20 year old, and two 23 year old males are in custody...

A 53 – year old man of Newark, Delaware, USA, is in custody after he was arrested for Failing to Declare on Monday 25th August 2014.

According to reports, shortly before 3:00pm, the man was returning to the United States, when US Customs and Border Patrol officials detained him at the Preclearance Departure Lounge at LPIA for failing to declare, $35,625.00...
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Nassau police identify weekend homicide victims - Aug 25, 2014 - 5:18:39 PM

Nassau, Bahamas - Police have identified two homicide victims who were killed over the past weekend.

The victim of the homicide that occurred on Saturday 23rd August 2014 at Avocado Street, Pinewood Gardens is identified as 20-year-old Rickhia Kelly of # 65 Avocado Street, Pinewood Gardens.

The victim of the homicide that occurred on Sunday 24th August 2014 at Johnson Alley is identified as 22-year-old Charles Davis of Kemp Road.

Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Abaco traffic fatality victim identified - Aug 25, 2014 - 2:37:39 PM


ABACO, Bahamas - Janero Stuart age 21 years of Murphy Town, Abaco is identified as the male who was killed in the traffic accident that occurred on Ernest Dean Highway, Abaco on Saturday 23rd August 2014.

The vehicle was extensively damaged and its four occupants all had injuries about the body.

Investigations are continuing...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
Female in critical condition after Eight Mile Rock traffic accident - Aug 25, 2014 - 2:20:38 PM

Grand Bahama, Bahamas - A thirty two year old female is in critical condition after she was involved in a traffic accident in Eight Mile Rock.


Reports are that on Monday 25th August 2014 around 3:35am, a traffic accident occurred involving a blue 2002 Toyota Will VS which was driven by a male driver and his female passenger. The driver reportedly was driving east along Queens Highway, Eight Mile Rock when he reportedly lost control of the vehicle and collided into a concrete building. The female occupant of the vehicle received injuries about the body and was transported to the Rand Memorial Hospital...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Grand Bahama District
Grand Bahama electrocution victim identified - Aug 25, 2014 - 1:35:27 PM

Freeport, GRAND BAHAMA - Dieutel Norrius age 33 years of #22 Tasman Circle, Grand Bahama is identified as the male who was reportedly electrocuted at a resort in the Lucaya area on Saturday.

Investigations are ongoing.
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Early morning murder in Nassau, police seek public's assistance - Aug 25, 2014 - 12:12:11 PM

Nassau, Bahamas - Police are seeking the public’s help in solving an early morning shooting that has left a young man dead.

According to reports, on Monday 25th August 2014, sometime around 4:30am officers responded to reports of gunshots being discharged in the White Road area just off Market Street. Upon their arrival at the scene the officers discovered an adult male sitting in a vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound to the neck. The male, who was the driver of the vehicle crashed into a utility pole after being shot. EMS also responded to the scene and pronounced the male lifeless...
Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands
Abaco police conduct road traffic check - Aug 25, 2014 - 11:25:33 AM

ABACO, Bahamas - In keeping with the Commissioners Policing Plan for 2014, Officers of the Marsh Harbour Police Station on Friday 22nd August 2014, between the hours of 5:00pm –10:00pm, conducted a roving road check, stop and search in Marsh Harbour, Dundas Town and Murphy Town, Abaco. A number of persons were cited for various traffic infractions and one person was arrested on Warrant of Arrest.

The Royal Bahamas Police Force would like to take this opportunity to encourage the motoring public to drive with care and attention and to buckle up.

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