Crime

Search for suspect in Fox Hill shooting
Search for suspect in Fox Hill shooting

September 30, 2014

POLICE are requesting the public's help in locating a 25-year-old man they believe has information on a shooting in Fox Hill that left one man dead and three others, including a woman, in hospital on Saturday...

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Bound and beaten - then van stolen to be used in sex attack
Bound and beaten - then van stolen to be used in sex attack

September 30, 2014

AS dawn broke on Sunday a woman motorist was held up and sexually assaulted by men driving a stolen taxi van. About an hour earlier two of the four men had held up the taxi owner, threatened him with death, tied him up and drove off in his van...

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Three held after 570k drug bust
Three held after 570k drug bust

September 25, 2014

THREE Bahamian men are in police custody after they were caught with more than half a million dollars worth of marijuana on Tuesday afternoon...

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Woman victim of sex attack by gunman

September 24, 2014

A GUNMAN sexually assaulted a woman after he accosted her as she walked on St James Road yesterday morning, police said...

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Residents concerned after spate of Montagu robberies
Residents concerned after spate of Montagu robberies

September 23, 2014

FEMALE residents of the Montagu constituency yesterday expressed concern that their complaints to the Royal Bahamas Police Force about a recent spate of robberies affecting women in the area have been overlooked due to the force's concentration on "more serious crime"...

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Immigration department raided by thieves
Immigration department raided by thieves

September 23, 2014

THIEVES pried open security bars and broke into the Department of Immigration yesterday morning, stealing electronics and employees' personal items, Immigration Director William Pratt said...

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'It's either them or us' warns security chief
'It's either them or us' warns security chief

September 23, 2014

STATE Minister of National Security Keith Bell yesterday said a "lock down" of crime hot spots in New Providence is necessary to "turn the tables" on serious criminals...

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Police officer hit by car and suspect shot by colleagues
Police officer hit by car and suspect shot by colleagues

September 22, 2014

A POLICE officer is injured in hospital after an incident involving a 34-year-old motorist who was shot by police after he refused to stop at the weekend...

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Commissioner: Efforts being made to minimise visa fraud
Commissioner: Efforts being made to minimise visa fraud

September 22, 2014

POLICE Commissioner Ellison Greenslade has said that efforts are being made to minimise possible visa fraud in local and foreign jurisdictions in view of a suspected scandal involving the Bahamian embassy in Haiti...

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US tourist accused of sex attack
US tourist accused of sex attack

September 22, 2014

POLICE will determine today if charges will be brought against an American man accused of attempted sexual assault against a woman on Paradise Island...

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Man shot dead and second victim in hospital
Man shot dead and second victim in hospital

September 19, 2014

POLICE are investigating a shooting in Montell Heights yesterday that left one man dead and another in hospital in serious condition. Residents told The Tribune at the scene that yesterday's incident was the third day of shooting in the area...

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Commissioner of police emphatic that crime is down
Commissioner of police emphatic that crime is down

September 19, 2014

EMPHASISING that “crime is down” in many categories, Police Commissioner Ellison Greenslade yesterday praised the government’s recent efforts to increase requirements for applicants seeking bail...

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CANADA URGES VISITORS TO BE VIGILANT
CANADA URGES VISITORS TO BE VIGILANT

September 19, 2014

THE Canadian government has threatened to deal a blow to The Bahamas tourism industry by advising its citizens to "exercise a high degree of caution, especially in Nassau, due to high rates of crime"...

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Car stolen from yard of FNM deputy leader
Car stolen from yard of FNM deputy leader

September 18, 2014

FNM DEPUTY Leader Loretta Butler-Turner said she feels "uneasy" and "violated" after one of her cars was stolen from her yard on Tuesday night...

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Ammunition and 200,000 worth of stolen cars found in container

September 18, 2014

MORE than $200,000 worth of stolen vehicles, ammunition and electronics were discovered by the Department of Customs and police after an extensive investigation into what is believed to be a major smuggling operation with ties to the United States...

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BREAKING NEWS: Man dies after shooting
BREAKING NEWS: Man dies after shooting

September 16, 2014

Police are on the scene of a murder on Adderley Street in Fox Hill...

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Bahamians in fraud probe held in Belize

September 15, 2014

TWO Bahamian men were arrested on Friday at an airport in Belize three days after they were indicted by US federal prosecutors over an alleged $500 million securities fraud and money laundering scheme, according to a Belize news report...

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Investigator: Californina cop who hit woman puller her out of traffice
Investigator: Californina cop who hit woman puller her out of traffice

September 12, 2014

An investigator says a California Highway Patrol officer videotaped repeatedly punching a woman on the side of a Los Angeles freeway had just pulled her from oncoming traffic and she pushed him...

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Bahamians arrested after speedboat carrying drugs and cash stopped

September 10, 2014

TWO Bahamian men were arrested after US Coast Guard officials discovered a large quantity of marijuana and cash aboard a speedboat about ten miles northwest of Bimini...

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SPECIAL REPORT: A VICIOUS CIRCLE
SPECIAL REPORT: A VICIOUS CIRCLE

September 09, 2014

Twenty years ago, gang leaders and politicians were of one accord in trying to tackle the rise in crime together. But, as Lamech Johnson hears, the failure to bring peace to the streets today is a consequence of politicians not fulfilling promises of economic opportunities for younger generations...

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