Crime

Instances of Crime-Constant Reminder of 'Being Too Late' says Gomez

February 24, 2015

In his mid-year budget presentation, The Hon. Damian Gomez, Minister of State in the Ministry of Legal Affairs, told Parliamentarians that the remedy to the rate of criminal activity is in the Bahamian people...

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One Bahamian in custody after reaching USA illegally.
One Bahamian in custody after reaching USA illegally.

February 09, 2015

A group of migrants, who police said were smuggled in, reached the beaches of South Florida Monday morning.

Miami Beach Police chased down the suspected migrants in the middle of 23rd Street and Collins Avenue sometime before 6 a.m. The group made most of their trip on a 26-foot Florida-registered boat, before swimming to shore. The U.S. Border Patrol called this case a "Maritime smuggling operation."

According to officials, five Indian nationals, two Jamaicans, one Bahamian and one Haitian were taken to the Miami Beach Police department for processing. The group consisted of eight men and one woman. The woman suffered from dehydration and was briefly hospitalized before being returned to custody.

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Crime has decreased by 24 Percent in GB, says ACP Seymour

January 26, 2015

In most areas of crime, there has been a reported decrease between 2013 and 2014, Assistant Commissioner of Police, Emmitt Seymour said during a press conference on Friday at the Gerald A. Bartlett Complex...

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Statement by PM Christie on the Paris Terrorists Attack
Statement by PM Christie on the Paris Terrorists Attack

January 09, 2015

In the wake of the terrorist attack on 7th January 2015 in Paris that left twelve people dead, Prime Minister Christie spoke to the issue the following day during his address at the opening of the first China/CELAC Forum in Beijing...

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Gunmen on the loose in Paris after attacking newspaper
Gunmen on the loose in Paris after attacking newspaper

January 07, 2015

There are at least two gunmen on the loose in Paris, a French official in Washington, D.C. confirms to CBS News' Margaret Brennan, after the gunmen attacked the office of a French satirical newspaper, killing at least 12 people....

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Data Protection Commissioner Attends Cyber Crime Workshop

December 16, 2014

Data Protection Commissioner, Sharmie Farrington Austin, travelled to the Cayman Islands, and attended a Cyber Crime Workshop on December 9, 2014. Mrs. Farrington...

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Four in hospital after gun attacks

December 15, 2014

POLICE are seeking the public's help in solving three separate weekend shooting incidents - two in Grand Bahama - that left four men in hospital...

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Interesting CPI analysis and observation by State Minister for National Security

December 04, 2014

The results from Transparency International are in and the Bahamas Scored 71 with 0 representing the most corrupt countries and 100 being the least. This gave us a ranking of 24 out of 175 countries...

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Barbed wire 'thrown in immigration officer's face'
Barbed wire 'thrown in immigration officer's face'

December 04, 2014

A SUSPECTED illegal migrant allegedly threw barbed wire in the face of an immigration officer in a bid to evade capture during a routine check yesterday morning...

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Woman stabbed to death in fight

November 17, 2014

A WOMAN died after being stabbed multiple times following an argument last night - and police have arrested her boyfriend as a suspect in the crime...

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OPBAT Awarded at Joint Drug Interdiction Meeting

November 15, 2014

Bahamian law enforcement agents were amongst recipients honoured as a result of the 2013 United States Interdiction Coordinator (USIC) Award, ‘Joint Operations’ category, presentation to Operation Bahamas, Turks and Caicos (OPBAT)...

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US citizens warned over Nassau crime
US citizens warned over Nassau crime

November 04, 2014

A NEW American warning about crime in the Bahamas expresses concern over home invasions and a recent spike in reported sexual assaults, some which are linked to the loosely regulated water sports industry on Paradise Island...

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FOur held as 600,000 of marijuana seized
FOur held as 600,000 of marijuana seized

November 03, 2014

FOUR men are in police custody in connection with the seizure of over $600,000 worth of marijuana over the weekend...

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Police find home invasion suspect 'hiding' in hotel on PI

October 30, 2014

THE 18-year-old suspect wanted for questioning in connection with the home invasion and murder of Blair resident Andre Cartwright was caught by police early yesterday morning "hiding" in a Paradise Island hotel, according to Chief Superintendent Paul Rolle...

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Latest murder victim was shot while riding his bicycle
Latest murder victim was shot while riding his bicycle

October 30, 2014

THE country's murder count for the year inched closer to 100 following a shooting in Adderley Street, Fox Hill Tuesday night that left a 38-year-old man dead...

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'Be vigilant of anyone posing as police officers'
'Be vigilant of anyone posing as police officers'

October 29, 2014

ASSISTANT Police Commissioner Leon Bethel yesterday warned Bahamian residents to be vigilant of persons posing as police officers...

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BREAKING NEWS: Fatal shooting in Fox Hill
BREAKING NEWS: Fatal shooting in Fox Hill

October 28, 2014

Police have confirmed a fatal shooting tonight at Adderley Street, Fox Hill...

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Man shot dead in home invasion
Man shot dead in home invasion

October 28, 2014

A 44-year old man is dead after he was shot multiple times early this morning in a home invasion in Blair Estates...

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Four men in custody after 118,000 of marijuana is seized

October 28, 2014

FOUR Bahamian men are in police custody in connection with the seizure of over $118,000 worth of marijuana early yesterday morning...

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Man shot dead on way to his friend's funeral

October 27, 2014

ONE of the two men killed in three separate shootings over the weekend was on his way to the funeral of a friend murdered in the Yellow Elder community, police said yesterday...

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