American resident of Eleuthera dead after plane crash
- Oct 25, 2014 - 11:32:23 AM
- According to report, sometime around 8:30am on Friday 24th October
2014 An American resident of Whykees Estates Eleuthera was piloting his
Cessna 310 aircraft and attempted to land at the Governor’sHarbour
Airport when he encountered poor visibility and bad weather. The local
Air Traffic Controllers directed him to the North Eleuthera Airport. The
control tower eventually lost communication with the aircraft some time
around 4:30pm a resident of James Cistern, Eleuthera observed the body
of a Caucasian male on the shoreline strapped in an aircraft seat. EMS
responded to the scene where the male was pronounced dead...
Nassau police search for escaped Jamaican national from Carmichael Road Police Station
- Oct 25, 2014 - 11:00:57 AM
Nassau, Bahamas - Police need the public’s help in finding
a Jamaican national who escaped lawful custody from the Carmichael Road Police
According to reports, sometime
around 7:20am on Thursday 22 October 2014, officers attempted to place Lance
McDonald age 53yrs of Carmichael Road and Westmorland Jamaica into the cell.
McDonald resisted the officers and was able to make good his escape after a
short struggle in the station. He was arrested for illegally entering the
RBPF Nassau: 5 armed robberies overnight - Shooting at Zirconia Court - Firearm arrest
- Oct 24, 2014 - 12:58:42 PM
Nassau, Bahamas -
Police need the
public’s help in solving several armed robbery incidents.
In the first incident, according
to reports, sometime around 8:00am on Thursday 22 October 2014, two males
entered a petty shop situated at McCullough Corner brandishing a handgun, held
the proprietor at bay and demanded cash. The men relieved the proprietor of a
small amount of cash before making good their escape on foot.
In the second incident,
according to reports, sometime around 7:15pm on Thursday 22 October 2014, a
lone male entered a petty shop situated at Burial Ground Corner brandishing a
handgun and held the...
U.S. Embassy Presents RBPF with State-of-the-Art Digital Fingerprint Technology
- Oct 22, 2014 - 6:26:14 PM
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
Million Dollar Drug Bust during day 5 of Operation Showtime II- 2 firearms seized- 13 arrested
- Oct 20, 2014 - 10:22:04 AM
Nassau, Bahamas - POLICE are reporting the
seizure of a large quantity of dangerous drugs and the arrest of two men
ages 36 and 31 from Acklins Island during day five of “Operation
Showtime II ”, held in New Providence late Sunday 18th October 2014
through the early morning of Monday 20th October 2014.
to reports, shortly after 1:00am this morning, a team of officers
assigned to “Operation Showtime II ” along with officers from the Police
Marine Support Unit acting on intelligence went to an area at sea, one
mile south of New Providence, where they intercepted a 32 foot vessel
with the two suspects onboard. The officers conducted a search of the
vessel and uncovered just over 1,000 pounds of marijuana with an
estimated street value of one million dollars.
RBPF Nassau make 16 arrest in 24 hrs and cite 108 drivers
- Oct 11, 2014 - 12:35:58 PM
Nassau, Bahamas -
16 ARRESTED BY MOBILE DIVISION OFFICERS DURING 24 HOURS PERIOD
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
arrest of six (6) persons for various criminal offences and ten (10)
persons for outstanding criminal warrants during the past 24 hours.
DRIVERS CITED - Consistent with the Commissioner’s 2014 Policing
Priorities, officers from the Northeastern Division conducted an
operation in the division over the past two days that targeted persons
34 illegal Haitian Nationals arrested in Abaco
- Oct 6, 2014 - 10:01:10 AM
Abaco, Bahamas - On Sunday 5th October
2014 shortly after 2:00am, police received information that suspicious
persons were seen walking in the area of Earnest Dean Highway. Officers
along with Immigration and Defence Force Officers went to the area and
arrested (34) thirty four illegal Haitian Nationals. They are expected
to be flown into New Providence on Sunday 5th October 2014.
Investigations are continuing...
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.
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
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...
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.
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...
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.
Data Protection Commissioner to Hold 2nd National Training Symposium
- Oct 2, 2014 - 1:57:24 PM
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.
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,
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
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...
RBPF Wanted: Bernard 'Jerome' Ferguson of Grand Bahama
- Sep 30, 2014 - 9:51:18 PM
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,
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...
RBPF WANTED: Rashad Jason Davis of Freeport, Grand Bahama
- Sep 29, 2014 - 8:55:22 PM
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.'
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
RBPF Wanted for Murder: Jamaal 'Eggie' Gibson of Nassau
- Sep 29, 2014 - 1:05:16 PM
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...
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
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.
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
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...
RBPF Nassau: Man wielding screwdriver robs man - 16 arrested in Operation Lockdown - Handgun seized
- Sep 26, 2014 - 1:20:54 PM
Nassau, Bahamas -
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...
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