Crime

Woman assisting police after her husband is stabbed to death

July 29, 2015

A 47-year-old Grand Bahama man was found stabbed to death in his home early yesterday in Freeport, pushing the homicide count for the year to nine on the island.

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Grand Bahama man, 47, stabbed to death at home

July 28, 2015

A 47-year-old Grand Bahama man was found stabbed to death in his home early on Tuesday in Freeport, pushing the homicide count for the year to nine on the island...

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Man shot at party in Fox Hill dies - armed suspect sought

July 27, 2015

POLICE are have mounted an "intense" search of New Providence for an armed suspect responsible for the shooting death of a man on Sunday night in Fox Hill...

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Only one vessel in Abaco to cope with boat thefts
Only one vessel in Abaco to cope with boat thefts

July 24, 2015

POLICE in Abaco have just one vessel to combat the high levels of boat thefts in and around the island, officials said yesterday, adding that "limited funds" prevent the force from purchasing more police vessels to combat the problem.

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Man shot dead by police at nightclub

July 16, 2015

AN off duty police officer shot and killed a man late on Tuesday night after he allegedly "pointed an object" at the officer while at a nightclub off Faith Avenue...

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BREAKING NEWS: Six held in major drugs bust - police hail 'textbook' operation
BREAKING NEWS: Six held in major drugs bust - police hail 'textbook' operation

July 15, 2015

FIVE Bahamians and a Jamaican are in police custody following a major drugs bust in waters off Andros in the early hours of today...

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Police double number of officers on patrol
Police double number of officers on patrol

July 13, 2015

THE Royal Bahamas Police force has doubled the number of officers on patrol after three men were killed over the Independence Day holiday weekend, according to Assistant Commissioner of Police Stephen Dean...

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Three murdered over Independence weekend

July 13, 2015

A MAN recently acquitted of drug charges and on bail on charges of assault with a deadly weapon and kidnapping was shot multiple times and killed in his mother's yard yesterday morning...

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IDB approves 20 Million to help The Bahamas Fight Crime
IDB approves $20 Million to help The Bahamas Fight Crime

July 09, 2015

Minister of National Security the Hon. Dr. Bernard Nottage announced that the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a $20 million loan to help The Bahamas Government in organising various programmes and strategies to fight crime in the country...

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20m loan granted to aid access to parole

July 09, 2015

THOUSANDS of people could be affected by the government's efforts to modernise its correctional services system by providing convicts with access to parole, National Security Minister Dr Bernard Nottage said yesterday.

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Man shot at Arawak Cay dies in hospital

July 08, 2015

A MAN who was shot on Sunday died in hospital Monday evening, becoming the country's 77th homicide this year, according to The Tribune's records...

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Nottage outlines Bahamas' 'Blueprint' for Crime Success at Regional Correction Conference
Nottage outlines Bahamas' 'Blueprint' for Crime Success at Regional Correction Conference

July 07, 2015

Creating safer communities is perhaps the most significant challenge facing most, if not all, regional countries, Minister of National Security the Hon. Dr. Bernard J. Nottage told regional Corrections Officials...

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Shooting victim found dead in car

July 06, 2015

THE discovery of the body of a male, found shot dead in a car on the eastern end of Fire Trail Road early yesterday morning, has pushed the country's murder count to 76 for the year, according to The Tribune's records.

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LIFE OF CRIME: Dispensing justice
LIFE OF CRIME: Dispensing justice

June 30, 2015

IMAGINE if it were you sitting in the witness box, under oath and asked this question: is the criminal justice system working in The Bahamas?...

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More than 20,000 stolen from Bahamas National Festival Commission
More than 20,000 stolen from Bahamas National Festival Commission

June 29, 2015

POLICE have received a complaint of theft of more than $20,000 from the Bahamas National Festival Commission, The Tribune has learned...

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FNM blasts claim of PLP winning against crime
FNM blasts claim of PLP winning against crime

June 26, 2015

THE Free National Movement yesterday blasted the Christie administration for claiming it is "winning" the fight against crime at a time when Bahamians continue to fear for their lives amid "increased bloodshed..."

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Armed robbery ring cracked, says police commissioner

June 18, 2015

POLICE made two major ammunition and weapons busts this month as the result of a new operation and cracked a major armed robbery ring this week, Commissioner of Police Ellison Greenslade said yesterday...

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Manhunt on for South Carolina church gunman
Manhunt on for South Carolina church gunman

June 18, 2015

A white man opened fire during a prayer meeting inside a historic black church in downtown Charleston on Wednesday night, killing nine people, including the pastor, in an assault authorities described as a hate crime. The shooter was still at large Thursday morning...

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Several suspects sought for three overnight armed robberies

June 12, 2015

POLICE are searching for several suspects responsible for three separate armed robberies that occurred overnight in New Providence.

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Statement from the Department of Immigration on Criminal charges filed in connection with illegal landings in Eleuthera
Statement from the Department of Immigration on Criminal charges filed in connection with illegal landings in Eleuthera

June 11, 2015

Further to the illegal immigrant landings near James Cistern, Eleuthera on Wednesday, 3rd June 2015, the general public is advised that charges were brought against certain individuals on Monday and Tuesday of this week in connection with those illegal landings...

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